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|Wheeler, 1908h PDF: 480 (q.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1952b PDF: 255 (l.); Petralia & Vinson, 1980 PDF: 383 (l.).|
|Combination in Crematogaster (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922c PDF: 141; in Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Buren, 1968b PDF: 92.|
|Subspecies of Crematogaster lineolata: Emery, 1895d PDF: 284; Wheeler, 1904f PDF: 301; Emery, 1922c PDF: 141.|
Natural History: C. laeviuscula nests near the ground, most often in a moist, decomposing stump or log, but forages mostly above ground on plants and in tree canopies, traveling in columns up and down tree trunks for access. Sexuals are reared in early summer.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in live oak woodland, 2 times found in postoak/grass parkland, 0 times found in Bottomland forest, 4 times found in coastal dunes, 3 times found in agricultural area, 2 times found in juniper woodland, 1 times found in mesic woodland, 1 times found in Weedy field, 2 times found in mesquite woodland, 0 times found in Cottonwood-willow forest, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times in Quercus virginiana, Crematogaster colony, with queen, in oak gall times oak scrub, along creek bed. 1415, 2 times lab colony, 3 times in mesquite, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times column on willow tree at night, 1 times strays, 2 times nest in dead stem, 2 times La huisache" [common name for thorny acacia], 1 times in rotten branch, 2 times in decayed orange trunk, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times search, 0 times Under rock, 1 times Dead branch, 2 times Winkler, 0 times Under rotting log, 1 times Hollow stalk, 0 times Log stage 3, 0 times Log stage 4, 1 times Berlese, 0 times On cottonwood tree, 0 times Cypress stump, ...
Elevations: collected from 5 - 1233 meters, 201 meters average