Aphaenogaster phalangium Emery, 1890 valid
Aphaenogaster phalangium Emery, 1890c: 47, pl. 5, figs. 6, 7 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic.
Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Longino & Cover, 2004: 10). Primary type locality: lectotype Costa Rica: Alajuela, 1889 (A. Alfaro). Primary type depository: MSNG. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: paralectotype workers (number not stated). Secondary type localities: paralectotypes: with same data, Costa Rica: Jimenez, 1889 (A. Alfaro). Secondary type depository: MSNG. Type notes: The original syntype males were misidentified as conspecific; they are now determined as Aphaenogaster araneoides and excluded from the type-series (Longino & Cover, 2004: 10).