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Natural History: C. laeviuscula nests near the ground, most often in a moist, decomposing stump or log, but forages mostly above ground on plants and in tree canopies, traveling in columns up and down tree trunks for access. Sexuals are reared in early summer.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, 6 times found in Riparian woodland, 5 times found in live oak woodland, 1 times found in open grassland, 2 times found in grassland, 4 times found in Bottomland forest, 1 times found in gallery forest, 4 times found in coastal dunes, 2 times found in wetland, 2 times found in postoak/grass parkland, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times under stone, 7 times under rock, 2 times nest in dead stick, 6 times in Quercus virginiana, 2 times on low vegetation, 5 times in cottonwood, 3 times dead branch, 3 times on tree trunk, 1 times nest in dry wood, 3 times nest in dead stem, 1 times nest in dead Populus log, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 25 times direct collection, 10 times hand collecting, 11 times search, 2 times Winkler, 1 times hand coll., 2 times pitfall, 1 times Berlese, 1 times pitfall trap.
Elevations: collected from 2 - 3000 meters, 375 meters average
Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011810; Paratype Crematogaster hespera: casent0616083, casent0616084, casent0616115, casent0616116; syntype clara: jtl055884; syntype laeviuscula: jtl055973; syntype of Crematogaster bicolor: casent0901443; syntype of Crematogaster lineolata laeviuscula clara: casent0902142