Crematogaster Lund

Ivanov, Kaloyan, Hightower, Liberty, Dash, Shawn T. & Keiper, Joe B., 2019, 150 years in the making: first comprehensive list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Virginia, USA, Zootaxa 4554 (2), pp. 532-560: 546-547

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4554.2.8

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:863C3E2F-8026-4F55-97BD-67560DABB476

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E20D5A-9D4E-FFBF-FB9B-5DB0FA22FD72

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scientific name

Crematogaster Lund
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Crematogaster Lund 

ashmeadi Mayr. Accomack, Gloucester, Halifax, Mecklenburg  , Newport News, Portsmouth, Southampton,

Virginia Beach, York (STDC, VMNH), “ Virginia ” (BMNH, NHMW, USNM, ZMHB). Literature records:

Fairfax, Spotsylvania, Virginia Beach ( Guenard & Drew 2011, Morgan & Mackay 2017), “ Virginia ” ( Mayr

1886, Emery 1895, Smith, M.R. 1965, Smith, D.R. 1979, Johnson 1988, Guenard et al. 2012, Deyrup 2016). cerasi (Fitch). Carroll, Craig, Fairfax, Floyd, Henry, Montgomery, Page, Shenandoah (MMPC, RUIC,

USNM, USNPS, VMNH), “ Virginia ” (NMSU). Literature records: Fairfax, Patrick, Spotsylvania, Virginia

Beach ( Kjar & Barrows 2004, Kjar 2009, Guenard & Drew 2011, Kjar & Park 2016, Morgan & Mackay

2017), “ Virginia ” ( Smith, M.R. 1965, Peck et al. 1998, Guenard et al. 2012). laeviuscula Mayr. “ Virginia ” (NMSU). Literature records: Virginia Beach ( Guenard & Drew 2011), “ Virginia ”

( Mayr 1886, Emery 1895, Peck et al. 1998, Guenard et al. 2012, Morgan & Mackay 2017). lineolata (Say)  . Albemarle, Alleghany, Buckingham, Carroll, Chesapeake, Dinwiddie, Fairfax, Franklin,

Greensville, Halifax, Henry, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Northampton, Patrick, Prince Edward, Prince

William, Shenandoah, Suffolk, Sussex, Tazewell, York (FMNH, MCZ, MMPC, RUIC, STDC, UCM,

USNM, VMNH), “ Virginia ” (FMNH, MSNG, USNM). Literature records: Augusta, Dinwiddie, Giles,

Mecklenburg ( Cole 1949, Wang et al. 2000, Morgan & Mackay 2017), “ Virginia ” ( Mayr 1886, Emery 1895,

Enzmann 1946, Creighton 1950, Gregg 1963, Smith, D.R. 1979, Peck et al. 1998, Revis & Waller 2004,

Guenard et al. 2012). pilosa Emery. Accomack, Highland, Lee, Mecklenburg, Northampton, Prince Edward, Poquoson, Roanoke,

Scott, Southampton, Surry, Virginia Beach, York (NHMB, STDC, USNM, VMNH), “ Virginia ” (FMNH,

USNM). Literature records: Fairfax, Roanoke ( Wheeler 1933, Johnson 1988, Kjar & Barrows 2004, Kjar

2009, Kjar & Park 2016), “ Virginia ” ( Creighton 1950, Guenard et al. 2012, Morgan & Mackay 2017).

* vermiculata Emery. Chesapeake: Northwest River Park and Campground, 36.58633° N, - 76.16529° W, 20 m, 25.iv.2016, JB Keiper leg., ground foragers, mixed mesic forest patch adjacent to a swamp forest; Northwest River Park and Campground, 36.58298° N, - 76.16363° W, 27 m, 25.iv.2016, JB Keiper leg., ground foragers, mixed mesic forest patch adjacent to a swamp forest; Newport News: Newport News Park, 37.17843° N, - 76.54596° W, 27 m, 20.v.2017, K Ivanov leg., KI2774, colony in small rotten branch on ground, mixed forest, urban park with high intensity of deer browse; Newport News Park, 37.17843° N, - 76.54596° W, 27 m, 20.v.2017, K Ivanov leg., KI2776, foragers on Peltandra virginica, wetland area at edge of pond; Southampton: Cypress Bridge Swamp Natural Area Preserve, 36.67637° N, - 77.04638° W, 16 m, 19.vii.2017, K Ivanov leg., KI2827, foraging trail on a well rotten branch on ground, muddy area at river’s bank, bald cypress-water tupelo swamp forest; Cypress Bridge Swamp Natural Area Preserve, 36.67637° N, - 77.04638° W, 16 m, 19.vii.2017, K Ivanov leg., KI2830, Winkler litter extraction, bald cypress-water tupelo swamp forest; Sussex: Chub Sandhills Natural Area Preserve, 36.87172° N, - 77.18721° W, 8.iv.2016, RS Anderson & AV Evans leg., Winkler litter extraction, burned oak-pine litter, area adjacent to bald cypress-water tupelo swamp forest (VMNH).

Morgan and Mackay (2017, p. 402) erroneously cite Kjar (2009) as source of Virginia records. Until the present study, no specimens were known from Virginia.