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Species: Crematogaster (Orthocrema) rectinota   Forel, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Crematogaster sordidula r. rectinota Forel, 1913a PDF: 126 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype (?) worker. Type-locality: Zimbabwe (“Rhodesia”): Bulawayo (G. Arnold). Type-depository: MHNG. Type notes: No indication of number of specimens is given. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1920a PDF: 538 (q.)
Status as species: Emery, 1922c PDF: 131; Bolton, 1995b: 161; Hita Garcia et al., 2013 PDF: 211.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Santschi 1914b

Notes:

Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Lydenburg Thornveld, 6 times found in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 3 times found in Miombo woodland, 4 times found in Lydenburg Montane Grassland, 3 times found in Acacia savanna in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Open undifferentiated woodland, 1 times found in Sekhukhune Montane Wetland (in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland), 1 times found in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Urban garden in grassland, 1 times found in Closed canopy Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Soil surface.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 21 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Sweep net pm, 2 times Hand collected, 1 times Pitfall trap 48 hours, 1 times Sweep netting, 1 times Sweepnet / Fogging.

Elevations: collected from 318 - 1905 meters, 1302 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1911-11-12 and 2021-02-16

Type specimens: syntype of Crematogaster rectinota: casent0908363; type of Crematogaster sordidula rectinota: casent0902064



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