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Species: Crematogaster formosa   Mayr, 1870 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Crematogaster formosa Mayr, 1870b PDF: 994 (w.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Note: type-locality Mexico (Jalapa), after Morgan & Mackay, 2017 PDF: 184].
Current subspecies: nominal plus Crematogaster formosa aterrima.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Guatemala, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in mesophil forest, 1 times found in oak forest, 1 times found in 2º mesophil forest, 1 times found in hardwood forest, 1 times found in mixed tropical/temperate mesic forest, 1 times found in Montane pine forest, 1 times found in oak woodland riparian, 1 times found in riparian.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times at bait, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times under bark, 1 times under bark at base of small tree, 1 times oak woodlan, 1 times ex bark, tree base, 1 times cleared semitropical forest..

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Baiting, 3 times search, 1 times Winkler, 1 times direct collection, 1 times MiniWinkler.

Elevations: collected from 600 - 2087 meters, 1627 meters average

Type specimens: syntype aterrima: jtl055856; syntype formosa: jtl055951, jtl055952; syntype of Crematogaster formosa: casent0902153, casent0919702

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