Kinds of Formicidae

World Ants
(Valid extant species)

Gary Alpert
Harvard University

Barry Bolton
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom

Supported by
Edward O. Wilson, Leica, Syncroscopy, FileMaker

Technical support
Piotr Naskrecki

Stefan Cover, John LaPolla,
Katsuyuki Eguchi, Rudy Kohout, Philip S. Ward

This world ant list is dedicated to the memory of William L. Brown, Jr.

Scientific name -- Other names
Myrmecocystus Wesmael, 1838
   Myrmecocystus christineae Snelling, 1982
   Myrmecocystus colei Snelling, 1976
   Myrmecocystus creightoni Snelling, 1971
   Myrmecocystus depilis Forel, 1901
   Myrmecocystus ewarti Snelling, 1971
   Myrmecocystus flaviceps Wheeler, W. M., 1912
   Myrmecocystus hammettensis Cole, 1938
   Myrmecocystus intonsus Snelling, 1976
   Myrmecocystus kathjuli Snelling, 1976
   Myrmecocystus kennedyi Cole, 1936
   Myrmecocystus koso Snelling, 1976
   Myrmecocystus lugubris Wheeler, W. M., 1909
   Myrmecocystus melanoticus Wheeler, W. M., 1914
   Myrmecocystus melliger Forel, 1886
   Myrmecocystus mendax Wheeler, W. M., 1908
   Myrmecocystus mexicanus Wesmael, 1838
   Myrmecocystus mimicus Wheeler, W. M., 1908
   Myrmecocystus navajo Wheeler, W. M., 1908
   Myrmecocystus nequazcatl Snelling, 1976
   Myrmecocystus perimeces Snelling, 1976
   Myrmecocystus placodops Forel, 1908
   Myrmecocystus pyramicus Smith M. R., 1951
   Myrmecocystus romainei Cole, 1936
   Myrmecocystus semirufus Emery, 1893
   Myrmecocystus snellingi Bolton, 1995
   Myrmecocystus tenuinodis Snelling, 1976
   Myrmecocystus testaceus Emery, 1893
   Myrmecocystus wheeleri Snelling, 1971
   Myrmecocystus yuma Wheeler, W. M., 1912

Updated: 2016-02-11 22:48:41

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