Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected in Cowling Arboretum and McKnight Prairie

Below is a preliminary list of 49 ant species that we have collected from the Cowling Arboretum and McKnight Prairie. X's show in whether the species was found in Cowling Arboretum or McKnight Prairie. The species marked with asterisks were found in and under a large log at the northeastern edge of McKnight Prairie, and they normally would not be found there.


Cowling Arboretum

McKnight Prairie

Ponerinae

Ponera pennsylvanica Buckley

XX

Myrmicinae

Aphaenogaster fulva gp. sp. 1

X X

Aphaenogaster fulva gp. sp. 2

X

Aphaenogaster tenesseensis (Mayr)

X X*

Crematogaster cerasi Fitch

X X

Leptothorax ambiguus Emery

X X

Leptothorax texanus davisi Wheeler, W.M.

X

Monomorium minimum Buckley

X

Myrmica cf. americana Weber

X

Myrmica cf. evanida Francoeur

X X

Myrmica cf. fracticornis Emery

X

Myrmica cf. latifrons Starcke

X X

Myrmica punctiventris Roger

X

Protomognathus americanus

X

Pheiodole pilifera Roger

X

Solenopsis molesta Say

X X

Stenamma brevicorne Mayr

X

Stenamma diecki Emery

X

Stenamma impar Forel

X

Tetramorium caespitum Linnaeus

X

Dolichoderinae

Dorymyrmex pyramicus (Roger)

X

Tapinoma sessile Say

X

Formicinae

Acanthomyops claviger (Roger)

X

Acanthomyops interjectus (Mayr)

X

Acanthomyops latipes (Walsh)

X

Brachymyrmex depilis Emery

X

Camponotus nearcticus Emery

X

Camponotus noveboracensis Fitch

X X*

Camponotus pennsylvanicus De Gerr

X

Camponotus cf. vicinus Mayr

X

Formica argentea Wheeler, W.M.

X

Formica incerta Buren

X X

Formica lasioides Emery

X

Formica limata Wheeler, W.M.

X

Formica montana Wheeler, W.M.

X

Formica nitidiventris Emery

X X

Formica obscuripes Forel

X

Formica pergandeiEmery

X X

Formica rubicunda Emery

X

Formica subsericea Say

X X

Formica vinculans Wheeler, W.M.

X X

Lasius alienus Foerster

X

Lasius nearcticus Wheeler, W.M.

X

Lasius neoniger Emery

X X

Lasius cf. niger Linnaeus

X

Lasius pallitarsis Provancher

X

Lasius umbratus Viereck

X

Paratrechina parvula Mayr

X X

Prenolepsis imparis Say

X X


Please send any questions or comments regarding these pages to Tim Linksvayer (Tim.Linksvayer@alumni.carleton.edu)

Last Modified Friday, 10-Sep-1999 14:40:16 CDT