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Species: Crematogaster vermiculata   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Crematogaster vermiculata Emery, 1895d PDF: 286 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Crematogaster (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922c PDF: 141; in Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Buren, 1968b PDF: 91.
Revived status as species: Buren, 1968b PDF: 91 (in key); Johnson, 1988: 323.
Material of the nomen nudum Crematogaster coachellai referred here by Brown, 1949a PDF: 48.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 1 times found in shrub steppe, 1 times found in creosote-mesquite desert, 1 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland surrounding, 2 times found in dry hillside, small oaks and manzanita, 1 times found in oak/juniper woodland, 1 times found in limestone ridge, Ocotillo, Acacia, Opuntia, 2 times found in oak/pine woodland, 1 times found in pine-oak forest, transitional to hardwood swamp forest, 1 times found in pine-oak woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times under stone, 5 times nest under cholla, 1 times nocturnal foragers, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex dead twig of vine, 1 times nest under stone, 1 times nest beneath rock, 1 times nest around base of shrub, 1 times Dry canyon, 1 times Crematogaster on ground, 1 times under rock in open., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times search, 0 times Twig of green ash, 1 times direct collection, 0 times Hollow thorns of black locust, 1 times in twig, 0 times On barrel cactus, 0 times On cholla cactus.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2287 meters, 1423 meters average

Type specimens: Paratype Crematogaster colei: casent0615882, casent0615883, casent0615884, casent0615885, casent0615886, casent0615889; Paratype Crematogaster opuntiae: casent0615999, casent0616002, casent0616003, casent0616004, casent0616005, casent0616006, casent0616019, casent0616020, casent0616021; Paratype Crematogaster rossi: casent0615862

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