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Species: Aphaenogaster miamiana   Wheeler, 1932 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Aphaenogaster texana var. miamiana Wheeler, 1932a PDF: 5 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 145.
See also: Umphrey, 1996 PDF: 558 (in key).

Taxon Page Images:

Aphaenogaster miamiana (Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA).
Image copyright Alex Wild.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 20 times found in under bark of dead upright tree on Adventure Island, 0 times found in coastal Pine Savannah, 4 times found in mixed pine deciduous forest, 3 times found in in sandy soil/litter at base of Quercus virginiana in chenier woodland, 3 times found in riparian forest, loblolly pine litter, 3 times found in wooded area by river in agricultural land, 2 times found in open hardwood forest near river, 2 times found in in pine litter in forest, 2 times found in magnolia and slash pine litter, 2 times found in on palms & in soil by palms, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times leaf litter, 1 times under palm bracts, 1 times nocturnal forager, 1 times loam clay, in trunk, 1 times litter and soil, 1 times in base of dead herb stem.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times general collecting, 7 times Berlese funnel, 0 times bait trap, 3 times Winkler, 2 times hand collected, 1 times search, 1 times Berlese, 0 times brown sugar/yeast bait trap, 1 times direct collection, 0 times pitfall traps.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 50 meters, 15 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Stenamma fulvum aquia aztecum: casent0904168

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