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Species: Crematogaster cerasi   (Fitch, 1855) 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Myrmica cerasi Fitch, 1855 PDF: 835 (w.) U.S.A. (New York). Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Crematogaster: Roger, 1863b: 37; in Crematogaster (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922c PDF: 141; in Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Buren, 1968b PDF: 92.
Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Crematogaster lineolata: Smith, 1951c: 809.
Senior synonym of Crematogaster kennedyi: Buren, in Smith, 1958c: 125.
See also: Buren, 1968b PDF: 92; Johnson, 1988: 318.
Material of the unavailable name Crematogaster lineolata cerasi punctinodis referred here: Buren, in Smith, 1958c: 125.

Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Nearctic Region: Canada, United States
Neotropical Region: Mexico

Distribution Notes:

NEARCTIC: USA (MA)

Biology:

Mesic forest, oak woodland, prairie edge , parks, campuses

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in grass, sage, bare soil, 2 times found in suburban yard, 1 times found in Hardwood forest edge, 2 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 1 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 1 times found in pine/oak managed forest, 2 times found in suburban garden, 1 times found in urban area, 1 times found in urban roadside, 1 times found in oak-juniper woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times riverside, 1 times stray foragers on large rock, 1 times sifted leaf litter, 1 times on tree trunk, Crematogaster under dead wood, pasture ab times forest edge near Double Gap stream. 1, 1 times column on tree trunk, 2 times under stones, on vegetation, 2 times under stone, 1 times single worker under rock, 1 times nest under small rock, 1 times nest in stump, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Search, 1 times entering crack at kitchen window, 5 times hand collecting, 0 times direct collection, 0 times sweeping, 1 times Winkler, 1 times Sunflower, 1 times bait trap field, 1 times bait trap oaks, 1 times bait trap pine, 1 times Pitfall, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1680 meters, 668 meters average

Type specimens:



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