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Species: Crematogaster sordidula   (Nylander, 1849) 

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See Also:

Crematogaster sordidula aeolia, Crematogaster sordidula marocana, Crematogaster sordidula molongori, Crematogaster sordidula osmanica

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 4 valid subspecies

Myrmica sordidula Nylander, 1849 PDF: 44 (w.) ITALY (Sicily). Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1855 PDF: 472 (q.); Forel, 1870 PDF: 308 (m.).
Senior synonym of Crematogaster mayri: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 472; of Crematogaster flachii: Finzi, 1930d PDF: 313.
See also: Emery, 1912e: 667; Kutter, 1977c: 89; Radchenko, 2007 PDF: 33.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Russia, Serbia, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Palearctic bioregion

Distribution Notes:

Coastal SLO


Mostly forest edges in xerothermous places, nests in soil

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in maquis shrubland, 2 times found in pine forest, 1 times found in Encinar, 2 times found in oak forest, 1 times found in pastures, 1 times found in Pinar, 1 times found in pine grove, 1 times found in deciduous forest, 1 times found in seashore with frygana and Pinus trees, 1 times found in half open near pond, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times under stone, 1 times Bajo corteza, 1 times under small stone, 1 times open (-30-0 cm), 1 times on ground & plants, 1 times nbp, 1 times colony under rock.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand, 3 times search, 1 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 990 meters, 381 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster sordidula caspica: casent0904489; syntype of Crematogaster sordidula flachii: casent0908354; syntype of Orthocrema esterelana: casent0913615

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