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Species: Aphaenogaster tennesseensis   (Mayr, 1862) 

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See Also:

Aphaenogaster tennesseensis ecalcarata, Aphaenogaster tennesseensis ecalcaratum

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Atta tennesseensis Mayr, 1862 PDF: 743 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Aphaenogaster: Roger, 1863b: 30.
in Stenamma (Aphaenogaster): Emery, 1895d PDF: 301; in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921c: 60.
Senior synonym of Aphaenogaster subrubra: Mayr, 1886c PDF: 365; of Aphaenogaster laevis: Mayr, 1886d PDF: 446; of Aphaenogaster ecalcaratum: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 151.

Taxon Page Images:

Aphaenogaster tenneessensis queen & worker (Champaign, Illinois). 
Image copyright Alex Wild.


Nearctic Region: Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia

Distribution Notes:



Mesic forest, oak woodland

Taxon Page Author History

On 2012-04-20 15:35:13 Alex Wild modified Images
On 2012-04-20 15:31:24 Alex Wild modified Images
On 2012-04-20 15:30:58 Alex Wild modified Images

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in beech maple forest, 0 times found in Beech-maple forest, 0 times found in oak-hickory forest, 0 times found in ponderosa pine-oak forest, 1 times found in riparian mixed hardwood forest, 0 times found in Mixed oak bluff forest, 1 times found in managed broadleaf forest, 1 times found in on large oak, 0 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, 1 times found in hickory/ash forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 0 times log stage 4, 0 times log stage 3, 2 times search, 1 times Winkler, 0 times log stage 2, 1 times hand collecting, 2 times hand collected, 0 times In partly rotten log, Surface and interior galleries filled with resting workers huddled over larvae, 1 times Large falling log with nest, 0 times log stage 1 (live maple), 0 times Base of live tree, ...

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1463 meters, 605 meters average

Type specimens:

(-1 examples)

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