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Species: Aphaenogaster texana   Wheeler, 1915 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

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

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Stenamma fulvum aquia texanum Emery, 1895d PDF: 306; unavailable name.].
Combination in Atta (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921c: 60.
Status as species: Umphrey, 1996 PDF: 558 (key).
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].

Taxon Page Images:

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

Distribution:


Indomalaya Region: Asia, Taiwan
Nearctic Region: Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico, North America, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, United States
Neotropical Region: Americas, Central America, Mexico, Tamaulipas
Palearctic Region: China, Eastern Asia

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 Oak-pine-juniper woodland, 3 times found in pinyon-oak-juniper woodland, 0 times found in Oak-hickory forest, 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 under stone, 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 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, 2 times direct collection, 1 times Foraging|in leaf litter, 0 times Under wood, 1 times in litter, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 2256 meters, 1294 meters average

Type specimens:



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