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Species: Crematogaster (Orthocrema) formosa   Mayr, 1870 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Crematogaster formosa Mayr, 1870b PDF: 994 (w.) MEXICO (Veracruz). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Morgan & Mackay, 2017 PDF: 184). Type-locality: lectotype Mexico: Jalapa (Bilimek & Sichel). Type-depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 13 paralectotype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depositories: MCZC, NHMW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Morgan & Mackay, 2017 PDF: 184.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Guatemala, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in mesophil forest, 1 times found in oak forest, 1 times found in 2nd mesophyl forest, 1 times found in mixed tropical/temperate mesic forest, 1 times found in Montane pine forest, 1 times found in oak woodland riparian, 1 times found in riparian, oak woodland, 1 times found in 2º mesophil forest, 1 times found in hardwood forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times at bait, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times under bark, 1 times in litter, 1 times under bark at base of small tree, 1 times ex bark, tree base, 1 times cleared semitropical forest..

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Baiting, 4 times search, 1 times Winkler, 1 times direct collection, 1 times MiniWinkler.

Elevations: collected from 600 - 2087 meters, 1596 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1871-12-31 00:00:00.0 and 2019-06-13 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype aterrima: jtl055856; syntype formosa: jtl055951, jtl055952; syntype of Crematogaster formosa: casent0902153, casent0919702

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