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Species: Crematogaster frivola   Forel, 1902 

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Crematogaster frivola sculpticeps

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Crematogaster frivolus Forel, 1902j PDF: 412 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Crematogaster (Orthocrema): Emery, 1922c PDF: 132; in Crematogaster (Acrocoelia): Santschi, 1929f PDF: 90; in Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166.
Senior synonym of Crematogaster perthensis: Heterick, 2009 PDF: 148 (in text).
Current subspecies: nominal plus Crematogaster frivola sculpticeps.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Closed low shrubland, yellow sand times found in Mixed Xylomelum/Banksia heath, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Near disused service stn., 1 times found in Sand Hill, 1 times found in Woodland near town, 1 times found in Mallee woodland, 1 times found in Modified wandoo woodland near paddock.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Tree-trunk, 1 times Trailing on Eucalypt, 1 times On tree, 1 times Ground forager, 1 times Foraging in garden, 1 times .

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times By hand, 1 times Pitfall.

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster frivola: casent0908377; syntype of Crematogaster perthensis: casent0902134

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