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Species: Crematogaster cerasi   (Fitch, 1855) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

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

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.
Revived status as species, senior synonym of Crematogaster kennedyi and material of the unavailable name Crematogaster lineolata cerasi punctinodis referred here: Buren, in Smith, 1958c: 125.
See also: Buren, 1968b PDF: 92; Johnson, 1988: 318.




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, 1 times found in Hardwood forest edge, 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, 0 times found in in shade of pines, half open, 0 times found in small wood between marsh area and city

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times entering crack at kitchen window, 5 times Search, 2 times hand collecting, 1 times Winkler, 1 times bait trap field, 1 times bait trap oaks, 1 times bait trap pine, 1 times Sunflower

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1500 meters, 421 meters average

Type specimens:

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