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Species: Proceratium crassicorne   Emery, 1895 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Proceratium crassicorne Emery, 1895d PDF: 265, pl. 8, fig. 9 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived from synonymy: Baroni Urbani & de Andrade, 2003A PDF: 422.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic

Distribution Notes:

Ozarks & SE only?

Biology:

Habitat: Dry-mesic to mesic oak woodland and forest. Nests in soil or in soft decomposed wood or red duff inside the base of a tree trunk or fallen log.

Natural History: Poorly known, thought to be like that of P. pergandei.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in colony in rotting log in bottomland hardwood forest by river, 4 times found in in nest under rock pine/hardwood forest at field edge, 3 times found in rotting woods in bottomland hardwood forest by river, 3 times found in at base of Quercus sp. in mixed forest, 3 times found in Pinus sp. stump in open mixed forest, 2 times found in litter from mixed forest, 2 times found in at base of Carya sp. in mixed forest- bigleaf magnolia, pine, hickory, oak, 2 times found in mixed forest, 1 times found in oak and pine woods, 2 times found in deciduous forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times litter, 2 times soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 13 times Berlese funnel, 5 times general collecting, 1 times Berlese.

Type specimens: syntype of Proceratium crassicorne: casent0903852



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