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Species: Crematogaster (Crematogaster) degeeri   Forel, 1886 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Crematogaster degeeri Forel, 1886c PDF: cvii (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Blaimer & Fisher, 2013b PDF: 24). Type-locality: lectotype Madagascar: (no further data) (Grandidier). Type-depository: MHNG. Type-specimen: CASENT0101690 (lectotype). Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 1 paralectotype worker. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Blaimer & Fisher, 2013b PDF: 24.
[Unjustified emendation of spelling to geeri: Schulz, 1906 PDF: 155.]
Forel, 1891c PDF: 190 (q.m.)
Status as species: Forel, 1891c PDF: 189 (redescription); Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 81; Emery, 1895g PDF: 336; Santschi, 1913a PDF: 411 (in key); Emery, 1922c PDF: 146; Wheeler, 1922: 1022; Bolton, 1995b: 151; Blaimer & Fisher, 2013b PDF: 23 (redescription).
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Malagasy

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 44 times found in Uapaca woodland, 30 times found in savannah grassland, 7 times found in rubicole thicket at base of cliff, 6 times found in savannah woodland, 4 times found in urban/garden, 5 times found in eucalyptus plantation, 6 times found in montane rainforest, 5 times found in montane shrubland, on rock, 4 times found in Shrubland, 2 times found in Low altitude rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 20 times under stone, 21 times on low vegetation, 13 times ex soil, 8 times ex dead twig above ground, 4 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 5 times ground nest, 8 times ground forager(s), 6 times ex rotten log, 4 times on ground, 4 times ex dead tree stump, 3 times on stone, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times SD 20 digging sample transect, 10m, 1 times 10 Maxiwinks, 4 times beating low vegetation, 4 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, 3 times honey bait, 2 times Malaise, 1 times Sylvain gc#119-134. general collecting, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times tunafish bait, 1 times Malaise, 1 trap.

Elevations: collected from 152 - 2658 meters, 1546 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-02-20 and 2013-01-12

Type specimens: Lectotype of Crematogaster degeeri: casent0101690; Lectotype of Crematogaster degeeri lunaris: casent0101174



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