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Species: Crematogaster (Crematogaster) vermiculata   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

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

Taxonomic history

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.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in desert wash, 3 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 1 times found in shrub steppe, 2 times found in Chihuahuan desert, 3 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, 1 times found in pine-oak forest, transitional to hardwood swamp forest, 2 times found in bottomland hardwood forest with privet removed, 1 times found in pine-oak woodland, 2 times found in dry hillside, small oaks and manzanita, 1 times found in oak woodland with coarse granitic soil, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times under stone, 2 times beating acacia, 6 times nest under stone, 1 times nocturnal foragers, 5 times nest under cholla, 2 times ex dead branch of live oak, 3 times twig of green ash, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex dead twig of vine, 2 times pitfall trap, 2 times On barrel cactus, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 9 times search, 2 times hand collecting, 2 times beating Acacia, 2 times pitfall trap, 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2287 meters, 1381 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1905-06-04 and 2016-08-14

Type specimens: Holotype of Crematogaster colei: usnment00528846; Holotype of Crematogaster rossi: usnment00531965; 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; paratypes of Crematogaster opuntiae: casent0863155; paratypes of Cremtogaster colei: casent0863149; syntype of Crematogaster vermiculata Emery.: casent0923320

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