Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2013)
Buren (1968) notes the subpetiolar process of this species as "strikingly large," a character in combination with a postpetiole which is wider anteriorly and has straight sides, which sets C. mutans from the rest of the western Crematogaster.
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Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)
Specimen Data Summary
Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in pinyon pine/sagebrush, 2 times found in oak woodland, 1 times found in juniper woodland
Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 4 times search
Elevations: collected from 400 - 2256 meters, 1604 meters average