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Species: Crematogaster (Crematogaster) lineolata   (Say, 1836) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

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 PDF: 37.
Status as species: Smith, 1858a PDF: 129; Roger, 1863b PDF: 37; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 396; Mayr, 1866b PDF: 901 (redescription); Mayr, 1870b PDF: 990 (in key); McCook, 1880 PDF: 187; Mayr, 1886d PDF: 462; Cresson, 1887 PDF: 262; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 83; Pergande, 1893 PDF: 36; Emery, 1895d PDF: 281; Wheeler, 1900c PDF: 48; Wheeler, 1904f PDF: 301; Wheeler, 1905j PDF: 378; Wheeler, 1906g PDF: 3; Wheeler, 1906i PDF: 336; Wheeler, 1908h PDF: 479; Wheeler, 1908i PDF: 621; Wheeler, 1910a PDF: 564; Santschi, 1911d PDF: 5; Wheeler, 1913d PDF: 115; Wheeler, 1916r: 585; Wheeler, 1917k PDF: 461; Wheeler, 1919h PDF: 111; Emery, 1922c PDF: 141; Essig, 1926 PDF: 859; Donisthorpe, 1927c: 388; Smith, 1930a PDF: 4; Wheeler, 1932a PDF: 9; Cole, 1937a PDF: 101; Dennis, 1938 PDF: 282; Wing, 1939 PDF: 162; Wesson & Wesson, 1940 PDF: 93; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1944 PDF: 245; Buren, 1944a PDF: 288; Enzmann, 1946c PDF: 93; Brown, 1949a PDF: 48; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 210; Smith, 1951c PDF: 809; Smith, 1958c PDF: 126; Carter, 1962a PDF: 6 (in list); Smith, 1967a PDF: 356; Buren, 1968b PDF: 93 (in key); Smith, 1979: 1379; Johnson, 1988: 319 (redescription); DuBois & LaBerge, 1988: 138; Deyrup et al., 1989 PDF: 96; Wheeler et al., 1994 PDF: 302; Bolton, 1995b: 156; Mackay & Mackay, 2002 PDF: 95; Deyrup, 2003 PDF: 44; Coovert, 2005 PDF: 61; MacGown & Forster, 2005 PDF: 72; Ellison et al., 2012: 239; Deyrup, 2017: 63; Morgan & Mackay, 2017 PDF: 221 (redescription).
Senior synonym of lutescens: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 213; Smith, 1958c PDF: 127; Smith, 1979: 1379; Bolton, 1995b: 156; Morgan & Mackay, 2017 PDF: 221.
Material of the unavailable name Crematogaster lineolata cerasi wheldeni referred here by Brown, 1949a PDF: 48; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 213; Smith, 1958c PDF: 127; Smith, 1979: 1379; Bolton, 1995b: 156.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Nearctic bioregion

Distribution Notes:

NEARCTIC: USA (MA)

Biology:

Swampy and floodplain forest

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 23 times found in short grass prairie, 11 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 12 times found in Black oak dunes, 8 times found in On mesquite, 7 times found in deciduous forest, 6 times found in Mixed deciduous forest, 5 times found in Old-hickory forest, 2 times found in cedar/hardwood, 5 times found in Oak grove, 3 times found in mixed pine/oak, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 22 times under rock, 15 times log stage 4, 7 times ex sifted litter, 10 times log stage 3, 6 times log stage 2, 5 times under wood, 4 times under boulder, 3 times under stone, 3 times under log, 2 times strays, 2 times ground nest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Winkler, 5 times hand collecting, 6 times search, 6 times direct collection, 3 times Berlese, 2 times Winkler sift, 0 times pitfall, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 24 hours.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1981 meters, 785 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1879-12-25 and 2018-06-28

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



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