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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, 2017)

4 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: 313.
See also: Emery, 1912e: 667; Kutter, 1977c: 89; Radchenko, 2007 PDF: 33.


 Species is native to: Palearctic bioregion (based on species list records).

Indomalaya Region: Asia, Southern Asia
Palearctic Region: Albania, Alicante, Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, Catalonia, Crete, Croatia, Eastern Europe, Europe, France, Georgia, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Ionía Nísia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Southern Europe, Spain, Switzerland, Thessalía, Toscana, Turkey, Western Asia, Western Europe

Distribution Notes:

Coastal SLO


Mostly forest edges in xerothermous places, nests in soil

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in oak forest, 0 times found in pine forest, 0 times found in maquis shrubland, 0 times found in pastures, 1 times found in Pinar, 0 times found in pine grove, 0 times found in deciduous forest, 0 times found in seashore with frygana and Pinus trees, 1 times found in Encinar, 1 times found in half open near pond, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times under stone, 0 times under small stone, 0 times on ground & plants, 1 times nbp, 1 times colony under rock, 1 times Bajo corteza.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times search, 2 times Hand.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 990 meters, 361 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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