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Species: Aphaenogaster japonica   Forel, 1911 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Aphaenogaster schmitzi subsp. japonica Forel, 1911g PDF: 267 (w.) JAPAN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1928d PDF: 102 (q.).
Combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921c PDF: 60.
Raised to species: Wu & Wang, 1995a: 114; Yamane, 1996 PDF: 111.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, Japan
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in mixed warm temperate forest, fungi on mossy logs.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Berlese.

Elevations: collected from 700 - 900 meters, 725 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Aphaenogaster japonica: casent0907700; type of Aphaenogaster schmitzi subsp. japonica: focol0606

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