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Species: Aphaenogaster treatae   Forel, 1886 

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Aphaenogaster treatae alabamensis, Aphaenogaster treatae ashmeadi, Aphaenogaster treatae harnedi, Aphaenogaster treatae oklahomensis, Aphaenogaster treatae pluteicornis, Aphaenogaster treatae wheeleri

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

1 subspecies

Aphaenogaster treatae Forel, 1886b PDF: xl (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Stenamma (Aphaenogaster): Emery, 1895d PDF: 302; in Aphaenogaster: Wheeler, 1913d PDF: 114; in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921c: 60.
Senior synonym of Aphaenogaster wheeleri and material of the unavailable name Aphaenogaster alabamensis referred here: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 153.

Taxon Page Images:

An Aphaenogaster treatae worker carries an aphid (Dixon Springs, Illinois, USA).
Image copyright Alex Wild.


Nearctic Region: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas

Distribution Notes:



Sand prairie, sandy old field, or other sandy or other highly-drained, acid soil habitats (loess hills)

Taxon Page Author History

On 2012-04-21 07:02:50 Alex Wild modified Images
On 2012-04-21 07:01:15 Alex Wild modified Images

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Black oak dunes, 0 times found in Oak-hickory forest, 0 times found in Mixed deciduous forest, 1 times found in floor litter, 0 times found in low dunes, 0 times found in mixed deciduous-pine forest, 0 times found in Mixed oak bluff forest, 0 times found in pine forest, 1 times found in sandpine scrub, 0 times found in Black oak invasion, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in sand.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Sweetfern pitfall, 0 times In sand, 0 times sweet fern pitfall, 0 times under bark, in soil, 1 times Berlese, 1 times hand collected, 1 times Nest in sand, 1 times Roots of Hemmock, In sand and burnt leaf litter.

Elevations: collected at 213 m

Type specimens: Lectotype of Aphaenogaster treatae: casent0907701; syntype of Aphaenogaster treatae: casent0900414

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