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Species: Crematogaster steinheili   Forel, 1881 

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Crematogaster steinheili argentina

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Crematogaster steinheili Forel, 1881 PDF: 15 (w.) ANTILLES. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1912g PDF: 216 (q.m.); Menozzi & Russo, 1930 PDF: 154 (q.m.).
Junior synonym of Crematogaster victima: Mayr, 1887 PDF: 624.
Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Crematogaster victima: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 87; Emery, 1895d PDF: 288 (footnote).
Revived status as species: Forel, 1912g PDF: 216; Wheeler, 1917g PDF: 460; Gallardo, 1934b PDF: 45.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Crematogaster steinheili argentina.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bahamas, Canada, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, United States Virgin Islands
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in disturbed semi-moist woodland, 2 times found in disturbed broadleaf moist forest, 3 times found in scrubby secondgrowth veg., 3 times found in desert, 1 times found in disturbed broadleaf forest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in tropical moist forest, 1 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in garden edge, 1 times found in mangrove edge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Dry forest. Crematogaster steinheili colony in dead vine stem. This species was, 2 times ex dead twig, 1 times Dry forest. Crematogaster steinheili colony in dead stick. with males., 1 times small dead twig on live tree, 1 times nests under bark of pine tree, 1 times nest in stick on ground, 2 times in dead wood, 1 times at lights, 1 times foragers on tree trunk, 1 times under bark dead wood, 1 times trunk of fig tree, under covered runways, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times hand collecting, 6 times search, 2 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 800 meters, 207 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster steinheili: casent0908425



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