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Camponotus chromaiodes, worker tending aphids in the genus Aphis
© John Pickering, 2004-2016 · 31
Camponotus chromaiodes, worker tending aphids in the genus Aphis

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Pseudomyrmex apache, worker
© Alex Wild, myrmecos.net, 2004 · 30
Pseudomyrmex apache, worker
Crematogaster lineolata, worker and pupae
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Crematogaster lineolata, worker and pupae

Crematogaster lineolata tending Aphis folsomii on Parthenocissus quinquefolia
© John Pickering, 2004-2016 · 10
Crematogaster lineolata tending Aphis folsomii on Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Tapinoma sessile
Copyright Hadel Go 2014 · 10
Tapinoma sessile

Lasius Acanthomyops
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Lasius Acanthomyops
Lasius Acanthomyops
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Lasius Acanthomyops

Lasius Acanthomyops
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Lasius Acanthomyops
Lasius Acanthomyops
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Lasius Acanthomyops

Tapinoma sessile ants tending Prociphilus tessellatus, Woolly Alder Aphid
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Tapinoma sessile ants tending Prociphilus tessellatus, Woolly Alder Aphid
Camponotus chromaiodes
Copyright Hadel Go 2014 · 9
Camponotus chromaiodes

Camponotus chromaiodes, female, side
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Camponotus chromaiodes, female, side
Crematogaster lineolata tending Aphis folsomii on Parthenocissus quinquefolia
© John Pickering, 2004-2016 · 8
Crematogaster lineolata tending Aphis folsomii on Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Camponotus chromaiodes
Copyright Hadel Go 2014 · 8
Camponotus chromaiodes
Crematogaster lineolata tending Aphis folsomii on Parthenocissus quinquefolia
© John Pickering, 2004-2016 · 7
Crematogaster lineolata tending Aphis folsomii on Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Camponotus chromaiodes, worker tending aphids in the genus Aphis
© John Pickering, 2004-2016 · 31
Camponotus chromaiodes, worker tending aphids in the genus Aphis
Kinds
Overview

Kinds
World ants

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Eciton hamatum,
Army Ants on trail

Identification
Ant genera of the world

North America, excluding Mexico
Camponotus chromaiodes
tending aphids


Phylogeny
Scientific group -- Other names
Arthropoda -- Arthropods
   Insecta -- Insects
      Hymenoptera -- Ants, bees, wasps and sawflies
         Vespoidea -- Hornets, spider wasps, ants and allies

Camponotus chromaiodes
tending aphids

Photographs
Slide show -- Philippine ant heads

Geographic distribution

  • Leafcutter ants -- Draft maps by Airlan San Juan
    Acromyrmex ambiguus
    Acromyrmex aspersus
    Acromyrmex balzani
    Acromyrmex coronatus
    Acromyrmex crassispinus
    Acromyrmex diasi
    Acromyrmex disciger
    Acromyrmex echinatior
    Acromyrmex fracticornis
    Acromyrmex gallardoi
    Acromyrmex hispidus
    Acromyrmex hystrix
    Acromyrmex heyeri
    Acromyrmex landolti
    Acromyrmex laticeps
    Acromyrmex lobicornis
    Acromyrmex lundi
    Acromyrmex mesopotamicus
    Acromyrmex niger
    Acromyrmex nigrosetosus
    Acromyrmex nobilis
    Acromyrmex octospinosus
    Acromyrmex pulvereus
    Acromyrmex rugosus
    Acromyrmex silvestrii
    Acromyrmex sp
    Acromyrmex striatus
    Acromyrmex subterraneus
    Acromyrmex versicolor
    Acromyrmex volcanus
    Atta bisphaerica
    Atta capiguara
    Atta cephalotes
    Atta colombica
    Atta goina
    Atta insularis
    Atta laevigata
    Atta mexicana
    Atta opaciceps
    Atta robusta
    Atta sexdens
    Atta silvai
    Atta sp
    Atta texana
    Atta vollenweideri

  • Natural history

    Eciton hamatum, Army Ant bivouac
    Eciton hamatum, Army Ant bivouac


    Links to other sites

    References
    • Bolton, Barry. 1995. A New General Catalogue of the Ants of the World. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. ISBN 0-674-61514-X.
    • Bolton, Barry. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. ISBN 0-674-44280-6.
    • Bolton, B., G. Alpert, P.S. Ward, and P. Naskrecki. 2007. Bolton's Catalogue of Ants of the World. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. ISBN 0-674-02151-7.
    • Creighton, William S. 1950. Ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Volume 104.
    • Gauld, Ian D. and Barry Bolton (Eds.) 1988. The Hymenoptera. British Museum (Natural History). Oxford Univeristy Press, New York. ISBN 0-19-858521-7.
    • Holldobler, Bert and Edward O. Wilson. 1990. The Ants. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. ISBN 0-674-04075-9.
    • Wheeler, William M. 1910. Ants - their structure, development and behavior. Columbia University Press, New York.
    • Wilson, Edward O. 1971. The insect societies. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. SBN 674-45490-1.
    • Wilson, Edward O. 2003. Pheidole in the New World. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. ISBN 0-674-00293-8.

    Acknowledgements
    Information on this page has kindly been provided by numerous sources. Please see the credits in each section for specifics.

    Denise Lim and John Pickering, University of Georgia, Athens

    Updated: 10 January, 2008


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