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Species: Aphaenogaster patruelis   Forel, 1886 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Aphaenogaster patruelis Forel, 1886b PDF: xli (w.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1934f PDF: 133 (m.).
Combination in Stenamma (Aphaenogaster): Emery, 1895d PDF: 302; in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921c: 59.
Revived status as species: Wheeler, 1904e PDF: 270.
see also: Wheeler, 1934f PDF: 132.
Senior synonym of Aphaenogaster willowsi: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 146; of Aphaenogaster bakeri: Smith, 1979: 1362.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Aphaenogaster patruelis carbonaria.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:


Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in grassland, 1 times found in gully riparian woodland, 0 times found in nest under rock, pinon woodland, 1 times found in oak woodland, 1 times found in open grassy hillside, 1 times found in scrub, 1 times found in chaparral, 1 times found in Cupressus guadalupensis forest at night.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex Hemizonia, 2 times under stone, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times under rock, 1 times campsite, under rock.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times hand collecting, 3 times pitfall, 2 times gen. coll., 1 times 4L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 30 hours., 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 24 hours.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 3985 meters, 602 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Aphaenogaster patruelis willowsi: castype03684; Lectotype of Aphaenogaster patruelis: casent0907691

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