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|Material of the unavailable name Aphaenogaster alabamensis referred here: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 153.|
|Senior synonym Aphaenogaster treatae pluteicornis: Shattuck & Cover, 2016 10.11646/zootaxa.4175.1.2 PDF: 14.|
|Combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921c: 60.|
An Aphaenogaster treatae worker carries an aphid (Dixon Springs, Illinois, USA).
Found most commonly in these habitats: 82 times found in deciduous forest, 42 times found in Black Belt Prairie, 14 times found in mixed forest, 9 times found in nest under litter at edge of trail on ridge in mixed mesic forest, 8 times found in pine-oak dune woodland, 8 times found in Black oak dunes, 6 times found in recently burned mature pine forest, 5 times found in in & under large fungus in upland hardwood forest, 5 times found in sloped hardwood forest by lake, 5 times found in nest in sand/soil near lake at campsite in mixed forest, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times sweet fern, 2 times nest in sand, 2 times in sand, 1 times under bark, in soil, 1 times roots of hemmock, in sand and burnt leaf litter, 1 times floor litter.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 88 times pitfall trap, 65 times general collecting, 16 times bait, 7 times Berlese funnel, 0 times pitfall traps, 1 times pitfall, 2 times blacklight/sheet, 2 times direct collection, 2 times peanut butter bait, 2 times sifting litter, 1 times hand collected, ...
Elevations: collected from 82 - 213 meters, 147 meters average