Current View: Bolton World Catalog
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb

X

To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print: . Accessed

· For web:


Species: Crematogaster lineolata   (Say, 1836) 


Classification:
Download Data

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Myrmica lineolata Say, 1836 PDF: 290 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. Primary type information: (no state data, [very common in various parts of the United States]. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Note: type-locality U.S.A. (Massachusetts), after Morgan & Mackay, 2017 PDF: 221].
Combination in Atta: Mayr, 1863: 396;.
Combination in Crematogaster: Roger, 1863b: 37.
Combination in Crematogaster (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922c PDF: 141.
Combination in Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Buren, 1968b PDF: 93.
Status as species: Smith, F. 1858b: 129; Roger, 1863b: 37; Mayr, 1863: 396; Mayr, 1866b: 901 (redescription); Mayr, 1870b: 990 (in key); McCook, 1880: 187; Mayr, 1886d: 462; Cresson, 1887: 262; Dalla Torre, 1893: 83; Pergande, 1893: 36; Emery, 1895c: 281; Wheeler, W.M. 1904e: 301; Wheeler, W.M. 1905f: 378; Wheeler, W.M. 1906b: 3; Wheeler, W.M. 1906d: 336; Wheeler, W.M. 1908e: 479; Wheeler, W.M. 1908f: 621; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 564; Santschi, 1911d: 5; Wheeler, W.M. 1916m: 585; Wheeler, W.M. 1917i: 461; Wheeler, W.M. 1919g: 111; Emery, 1922e: 141; Wheeler, W.M. 1932a: 9; Dennis, 1938: 282; Wesson, L.G. & Wesson, R.G. 1940: 93; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, E.W. 1944: 245; Buren, 1944a: 288; Enzmann, J. 1946c: 93; Brown, 1949a: 48; Creighton, 1950a: 210; Smith, M.R. 1951a: 809; Buren, 1968b: 93 (in key); Smith, D.R. 1979: 1379; Johnson, C. 1988: 319 (redescription); DuBois & LaBerge, 1988: 138; Deyrup, et al. 1989: 96; Bolton, 1995b: 156; Mackay & Mackay, 2002: 95; Coovert, 2005: 61; Ellison, et al. 2012: 239; Morgan & Mackay, 2017 PDF : 221 (redescription).
Senior synonym of Crematogaster columbiana: Mayr, 1886d: 462; Emery, 1922e: 141; Morgan & Mackay, 2017 PDF : 221.
Material of the unavailable name Crematogaster lutescens referred here by Creighton, 1950a PDF: 213.
Senior synonym of Crematogaster marylandica Mayr, 1886d: 462; Emery, 1922e: 141;Morgan & Mackay, 2017 PDF : 221.
Senior synonym of Crematogaster lineolata subopaca: Johnson, 1988: 319, 320.
Material of the unavailable name Crematogaster wheldeni referred here by Brown, 1949a PDF: 48.

Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists) Species is native to: Nearctic bioregion (based on species list records).

Nearctic Region: Canada, United States
Neotropical Region: Mexico

Distribution Notes:

NEARCTIC: USA (MA)

Biology:

Swampy and floodplain forest

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in short grass prairie, 2 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 0 times found in Black oak dunes, 0 times found in On mesquite, 0 times found in Mixed deciduous forest, 0 times found in Old-hickory forest, 0 times found in Oak grove, 0 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 2 times found in oak & pine hammock, 0 times found in Elm oak forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times strays, 2 times col. Robins Nature Trail, 2 times under stone, 1 times stray foragers on sidewalk, 1 times stray foragers on low vegetation, 1 times nest under rock below pine tree, 2 times nest under dead wood on ground, 1 times worker aggregation on elm trunk, 1 times on flowers, 1 times nest in dead, standing wood, 1 times ground nest, under mat of Corema and Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times under rock, 1 times log stage 4, 1 times log stage 3, 5 times hand collecting, 5 times search, 0 times under wood, 0 times log stage 2, 0 times Under boulder, 0 times direct collection, 0 times Under log, 3 times Berlese, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1981 meters, 934 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster lineolata lineolata lutescens: casent0904536; syntype of Crematogaster lineolata subopaca: casent0904537; syntype of Crematogaster opaca texana: casent0912717; syntype of Crematogaster punctulata: casent0919708



See something amiss? Send us an email.
Enlarge Map