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Species: Aphaenogaster texana   Wheeler, 1915 

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Aphaenogaster texana carolensis, Aphaenogaster texana carolinensis, Aphaenogaster texana flemingi, Aphaenogaster texana furvescens, Aphaenogaster texana macrospina, Aphaenogaster texana miamiana, Aphaenogaster texana nana, Aphaenogaster texana silvestrii

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Aphaenogaster texana Wheeler, 1915b PDF: 412 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Stenamma fulvum aquia texanum Emery, 1895d PDF: 306; unavailable name.].
Senior synonym of Aphaenogaster furvescens, Aphaenogaster silvestrii: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 152.
[Unidentifiable taxa originally attached to Aphaenogaster texana: see entries under Aphaenogaster nana and Aphaenogaster punctithorax].
See also: Umphrey, 1996 PDF: 558 (key).

Taxon Page Images:

Aphaenogaster texana (Portal, Arizona, USA).
Image copyright Alex Wild.


Nearctic Region: Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas
Neotropical Region: Mexico

Distribution Notes:

collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, 3 times found in pinyon-oak-juniper woodland, 0 times found in Oak-hickory forest, 3 times found in Oak-pine-juniper woodland, 1 times found in postoak/grass parkland, 0 times found in Desert canyon forest, 2 times found in fir-pine-oak forest, 1 times found in oak/pine woodland, 1 times found in hardwood forest, 1 times found in pine-oak forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times under rock near creek, 1 times strays, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times under stone near stream, 1 times new colony under stone nanite, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times nest beneath stone, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter sample, 1 times under stone, 1 times under rock near holding pond, 1 times under rock, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Search, 5 times hand collecting, 3 times winkler, 0 times log stage 4, 0 times log stage 5, 0 times under rock, 0 times Under stick, 1 times under stone; shade, 1 times bait, 0 times Under wood, 1 times Foraging, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 2256 meters, 1351 meters average

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