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Species: Crematogaster schmidti   (Mayr, 1853) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Acrocoelia schmidti Mayr, 1853b PDF: 149 (w.q.) AUSTRIA. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Ruzsky, 1905b: 491 (m.).
Combination in Crematogaster: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 469; in Crematogaster (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922c PDF: 143; in Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166.
Junior synonym of Crematogaster scutellaris: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 469; Lucas, 1856: xxi; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 405.
Revived from synonymy: Emery, 1891c: 14; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 85.
Revived from synonymy and revived status as species: Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 54.
Senior synonym of Crematogaster christowitchii, Crematogaster medispina: Emery, 1922c PDF: 143.
, the latter confirmed in Müller, 1923b PDF: 72; of Crematogaster karawaewi: Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 184.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Libya, Sudan
    Asia: Iran, Turkey
    Europe: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Ukraine
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Submediterranean SLO


Xerothermous forests, forest edges, nests in wood

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Crematogaster schmidti   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 155, (download) 155 21820
Crematogaster gordani sp. nov.  Karaman, M., 2008, Two new species of the Crematogaster scutellaris group, Crematogaster gordani, sp. nov. and C. montenigrinus sp. nov. (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Crna Gora (Montenegro) with key of, Natura Montenegrina, Podgorica 7, pp. 5-24: 6-13, (download) 6-13 21728

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in deciduous forest, 3 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 3 times found in coniferous forest, 3 times found in Urban area, 1 times found in mixed forest, 1 times found in xerothermous river valley, 1 times found in old mountain village, 1 times found in around house, 1 times found in pastures with shrubs, 1 times found in beach, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times on trunk, 4 times on shrubs, 4 times on trunk of tree, 3 times on oak trunk, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times on litter, 1 times garden, 1 times foraging on wall, 1 times foraging on tree, 1 times foraging on root, 1 times deciduous shrubs, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times search, 1 times by hand.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 1563 meters, 366 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Acrocoelia schmidti: casent0919655; syntype of Crematogaster schmidti: casent0908487; syntype of Crematogaster scutellaris medispina: casent0908488; type of Crematogaster (Acrocoelia) scutellaris schmidti var. rectangulata: focol1447; type of Crematogaster scutellaris schmidti var. rectangulata: focol1446; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Crematogaster scutellaris schmidti luisae: casent0907631; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Crematogaster scutellaris schmidti rectangulata: casent0908490

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