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List of North Carolina ants


Online taxonomic keys available for Ants of North Carolina

 

Amblyoponinae:

 

Amblyopone: 2 species
Joe MacGown website 

 


Dolichoderinae:

 

Dolichoderus: 4 species
Johnson 1989

MacKay 1993


Dorymyrmex: 4 species
Trager 1988


Forelius: one species F. pruinosus

 

Linepithema: one species L. humile (Introduced)
Wild 2007


Tapinoma: 2 species (1 native, 1 introduced indoor)
Joe MacGown website

 


Ecitoninae:

 

Neivamyrmex:  4 species
Snelling and Snelling 2007

 


Formicinae:

 

Brachymyrmex: 2 species (1 native, 1 introduced)
Joe MacGown website

 

Camponotus: 15 species (14 native, 1 introduced)

  1. myrmentoma sub genus. Snelling 1988

Joe MacGown website  + C. novaeboracensis and C. socius

 

Formica: 16 species

  1. fusca group. Francoeur 1973
  2. neogagates group. Wilson and Brown 1955
  3. pallidefulva group. Trager et al. 2007
  4. rufa group. Creighton 1940
  5. sanguinea group. Snelling and Buren 1985.

Wilson and Brown 1955


Lasius: 14 species (7 Acanthomyops subgenus and 7 Lasius subgenus)
Wilson 1955 (Lasius non Acanthomyops)
Wing 1968 (Acanthomyops)
Joe  MacGown website  + L. plumopilosus, L. pilosus and L. speculiventris


Paratrechina: 6 species (5 native, 1 introduced)
Trager 1984
 Joe MacGown website 


Polyergus: 2 species
Smith 1947

 

Prenolepis: one species P. imparis

 


Myrmicinae:

 

Aphaenogaster: 11 species
Joe MacGown website

 

Crematogaster: 9 species
Buren 1968
Johnson 1988
Species identification in the eastern Crematogaster (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Entomological Science 23: 314-332
Joe MacGown website 

 

Monomorium: 3 species (2 native, 1 introduced indoor)
Dubois 1986

 

Myrmecina: one species M. americana

 

Myrmica: 7 species
Weber 1947-1950 (In three parts).
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
punctiventris and crassirugis group. Francoeur 2007
Joe MacGown website  + M. fracticornis and M. incompleta

 

Pheidole: 9 species
Joe MacGown website

 

Pogonomyrmex: one species, P. badius

 

Protomognathus: one species P. americanus

 

Pyramica: 20 species

Joe MacGown website

 

Solenopsis: 9 species (7 native and 2 introduced)

  1. geminata group. Trager et al. 1991
  2. molesta group. Thompson 1989

Part 1

Part 2

Joe MacGown website

 

Stenamma: 6 species

Smith 1957
Joe MacGown website + S. diecki and S. schmittii

 

Strumigenys: one species S. louisianae

 

Temnothorax: 7 species
Deyrup and Cover 2004 (+ T. minutissimus)

 

Tetramorium: 2 introduced species
Joe MacGown website

 

Trachymyrmex: one species T. septentrionalis

 


Ponerinae:

 

Cryptopone: one species C. gilva

 

Hypoponera: 3 species (2 native, 1 introduced)
Joe MacGown website 

 

Pachycondyla: one species P. chinensis (Introduced)

 

Ponera: 2 species (1 native, 1 introduced)
Joe MacGown website

 


Proceratiinae:

 

Discothyrea: one species D. testacea

 

Proceratium: 3 species
Snelling 1967

 


Pseudomyrmecinae:

 

Pseudomyrmex: 2 species
Ward 1985


Update the April 2008
 
 

 

 

 

Genera available :

 

35 genera  

Amblyopone
Aphaenogaster
Brachymyrmex
Camponotus
Crematogaster
Cryptopone
Discothyrea
Dolichoderus Dorymyrmex
Forelius
Formica
Hypoponera
Lasius
Linepithema
Monomorium
Myrmecina
Myrmica Neivamyrmex
Pachycondyla
Paratrechina
Pheidole
Pogonomyrmex
Polyergus
Ponera
Prenolepis
Proceratium
Pseudomyrmex
Pyramica
Solenopsis
Stenamma
Strumigenys Tapinoma
Temnothorax
Tetramorium
Trachymyrmex