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Species: Crematogaster (Orthocrema) laevis   Mayr, 1878 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Crematogaster laevis Mayr, 1878 PDF: 876 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Brazil: (no further data) “Nord-Brasilien in der Umgegend des Amazonenstromes” (J. Trail). Type-depository: NHMW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as levis by Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 83.]
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in understory secondgrowth forest, 3 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in Swamp.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times in domatia of Maetia guianensis, 3 times ex melastome, 2 times ex domatia Maieta guianensis, 1 times under stone, 1 times in Maieta guianensis, 1 times sifted litter, 1 times LeafLitter, 1 times ex Maieta juruensis.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search, 1 times Winkler, 1 times Winkler48h.

Elevations: collected from 24 - 450 meters, 276 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1901-05-01 and 2020-06-19

Type specimens: Syntype laevis: jtl027817; syntype laevis: jtl055972; syntype of Crematogaster laevis: casent0919703

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