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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, 2018)

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, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, 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 maquis shrubland, 0 times found in oak forest, 0 times found in pine forest, 1 times found in Encinar, 1 times found in half open near pond, 0 times found in mountain pass, 0 times found in mountain village, 0 times found in pastures, 1 times found in Pinar, 0 times found in pine grove, ...

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

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

Elevations: collected from 10 - 990 meters, 389 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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