Kinds of Formicidae

World Ants
(Valid extant species)

Gary Alpert
Harvard University
Gary_Alpert@harvard.edu

Barry Bolton
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom


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

Technical support
Piotr Naskrecki

Contributors
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
Tetramorium Mayr, 1855
   Tetramorium aculeatum (Mayr, 1866)
   Tetramorium adelphon Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium adpressum (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium aegeum (Radchenko, 1992)
   Tetramorium africanum (Mayr, 1866)
   Tetramorium agile Arnold, 1960
   Tetramorium agnum (Santschi, 1935)
   Tetramorium akermani Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium altivagans Santschi, 1914
   Tetramorium amatongae Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium amaurum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium amentete Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium amissum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium amium Forel, 1912
   Tetramorium andrei Forel, 1892
   Tetramorium andrynicum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium angulinode Santschi, 1910
   Tetramorium anodontion Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium antennatum (Mann, 1919)
   Tetramorium antipodum Wheeler, W. M., 1927
   Tetramorium antrema (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium anxium Santschi, 1914
   Tetramorium aptum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium argenteopilosum Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium argentirubrum Dietrich, C. O., 2004
   Tetramorium armatum Santschi, 1927
   Tetramorium arnoldi (Forel, 1913)
   Tetramorium arzi Tohme G., 1969
   Tetramorium asetyum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium aspersum (Smith F., 1865)
   Tetramorium ataxium Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium avium Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium banyulense Bernard, 1983
   Tetramorium barbigerum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium barryi Mathew, 1981
   Tetramorium basum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium baufra (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium beesoni (Mukerjee, 1934)
   Tetramorium belgaense Forel, 1902
   Tetramorium bellicosum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium bequaerti Forel, 1913
   Tetramorium berbiculum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium bessonii Forel, 1891
   Tetramorium bevicorne Bondroit, 1918
   Tetramorium bevisi Arnold, 1958
   Tetramorium bicarinatum (Nylander, 1846)
   Tetramorium bicolor Viehmeyer, 1914
   Tetramorium biskrense Forel, 1904
   Tetramorium bothae Forel, 1910
   Tetramorium brevidentatum (Kutter, 1932)
   Tetramorium brevispinosum (Stitz, 1910)
   Tetramorium browni Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium bulawayense Forel, 1913
   Tetramorium bursakovi Radchenko, 1992
   Tetramorium buthrum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium caespitum (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Tetramorium caespitum_alternans Santschi, 1929
   Tetramorium caespitum_barabensis Ruzsky, 1925
   Tetramorium caespitum_caespitomoravicum Kratochvil, 1941
   Tetramorium caespitum_depressum Forel, 1892
   Tetramorium caespitum_flavidulum Emery, 1924
   Tetramorium caespitum_japonicum Roszler, 1936
   Tetramorium caespitum_pallidum Stitz, 1934
   Tetramorium caespitum_rhodium Emery, 1924
   Tetramorium caespitum_sarkissiani Forel, 1911
   Tetramorium caespitum_typicum Ruzsky, 1902
   Tetramorium caldarium (Roger, 1857)
   Tetramorium calidum Forel, 1907
   Tetramorium calinum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium camerunense Mayr, 1895
   Tetramorium candidum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium capense Mayr, 1865
   Tetramorium capillosum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium capitale (Mc Areavey, 1949)
   Tetramorium cardiocarenum Xu and Zheng, 1994
   Tetramorium carinatum (Smith F., 1859)
   Tetramorium centum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium chapmani Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium chefteki Forel, 1911
   Tetramorium chepocha (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium chloe (Santschi, 1920)
   Tetramorium christiei Forel, 1902
   Tetramorium ciliatum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium clunum Forel, 1913
   Tetramorium cognatum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium coillum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium coloreum Mayr, 1901
   Tetramorium concaviceps Bursakov, 1984
   Tetramorium confine Radchenko and Arakelian, 1990
   Tetramorium confusum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium constanciae Arnold, 1917
   Tetramorium convexum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium coonoorense Forel, 1902
   Tetramorium cordatum Sheela and Narendran, 1998
   Tetramorium crepum Wang and Wu, 1988
   Tetramorium cristatum Stitz, 1910
   Tetramorium crypticum (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium cuneinode Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium curtulum Emery, 1895
   Tetramorium curvispinosum Mayr, 1897
   Tetramorium cyclolobium Xu and Zheng, 1994
   Tetramorium cynicum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium davidi Forel, 1911
   Tetramorium decamerum (Forel, 1902)
   Tetramorium deceptum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium dedefra (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium degener Santschi, 1911
   Tetramorium delagoense Forel, 1894
   Tetramorium densopilosum Radchenko and Arakelian, 1990
   Tetramorium depressiceps Menozzi, 1933
   Tetramorium desertorum (Forel, 1910)
   Tetramorium dichrous Santschi, 1932
   Tetramorium difficile Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium diligens (Smith F., 1865)
   Tetramorium diomandei Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium diomedeum Emery, 1908
   Tetramorium distinctum (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium do Forel, 1914
   Tetramorium dogieli Karavaiev, 1931
   Tetramorium dolichosum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium dominum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium doriae Emery, 1881
   Tetramorium dumezi Menozzi, 1942
   Tetramorium dysalum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium dysderke Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium edouardi Forel, 1894
   Tetramorium eleates Forel, 1913
   Tetramorium electrum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium elidisum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium elisabethae Forel, 1904
   Tetramorium emeryi Mayr, 1901
   Tetramorium eminii (Forel, 1894)
   Tetramorium erectum Emery, 1895
   Tetramorium ericae Arnold, 1917
   Tetramorium etiolatum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium exasperatum Emery, 1891
   Tetramorium exasperatum_acutiseta Santschi, 1921
   Tetramorium fergusoni Forel, 1902
   Tetramorium ferox Ruzsky, 1903
   Tetramorium ferox_laevior Menozzi, 1936
   Tetramorium feroxide Dlussky and Zabelin, 1985
   Tetramorium fezzanense Bernard, 1948
   Tetramorium flabellum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium flagellatum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium flaviceps Arnold, 1960
   Tetramorium flavipes Emery, 1893
   Tetramorium flavithorax (Santschi, 1914)
   Tetramorium forte Forel, 1904
   Tetramorium frenchi Forel, 1914
   Tetramorium frigidum Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium fulviceps (Emery, 1897)
   Tetramorium furtivum (Arnold, 1956)
   Tetramorium fuscipes (Viehmeyer, 1925)
   Tetramorium gabonense (Andre, 1892)
   Tetramorium galoasanum Santschi, 1910
   Tetramorium gambogecum (Donisthorpe, 1941)
   Tetramorium gazense Arnold, 1958
   Tetramorium gegaimi Forel, 1916
   Tetramorium geminatum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium gestroi (Menozzi, 1933)
   Tetramorium ghindanum Forel, 1910
   Tetramorium glabratum Stitz, 1923
   Tetramorium gladstonei Forel, 1913
   Tetramorium goniommoide Poldi, 1979
   Tetramorium gracile Forel, 1894
   Tetramorium grandinode Santschi, 1913
   Tetramorium granulatum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium grassii Emery, 1895
   Tetramorium guangxiense Zhou and Zheng, 1997
   Tetramorium guineense (Bernard, 1953)
   Tetramorium hapale Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium hippocrate Agosti and Collingwood, 1987
   Tetramorium hispidum (Wheeler, W. M., 1915)
   Tetramorium hortorum Arnold, 1958
   Tetramorium humbloti Forel, 1891
   Tetramorium hungaricum Roszler, 1935
   Tetramorium ibycterum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium ictidum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium imbelle (Emery, 1915)
   Tetramorium impressum (Viehmeyer, 1925)
   Tetramorium impurum (Foerster, 1850)
   Tetramorium impurum_gregori Kratochvil, 1944
   Tetramorium incruentatum Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium indicum Forel, 1913
   Tetramorium indosinense Wheeler, W. M., 1927
   Tetramorium inerme Mayr, 1877
   Tetramorium inezulae (Forel, 1914)
   Tetramorium infraspinosum Karavaiev, 1935
   Tetramorium infraspinum Forel, 1905
   Tetramorium inglebyi Forel, 1902
   Tetramorium insolens (Smith F., 1861)
   Tetramorium intextum Santschi, 1914
   Tetramorium intonsum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium invictum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium isectum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium isipingense Forel, 1914
   Tetramorium jauresi Forel, 1914
   Tetramorium jejunum Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium jizane Collingwood, 1985
   Tetramorium jordani Santschi, 1937
   Tetramorium juba Collingwood, 1985
   Tetramorium jugatum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium kabulistanicum Pisarski, 1967
   Tetramorium karakalense Dlussky and Zabelin, 1985
   Tetramorium katypum (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium kelleri Forel, 1887
   Tetramorium keralense Sheela and Narendran, 1998
   Tetramorium kestrum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium kheperra (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium khnum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium khyarum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium kieti Roncin, 2002
   Tetramorium kisilkumense Dlussky, 1990
   Tetramorium kraepelini Forel, 1905
   Tetramorium krynitum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium kydelphon Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium laevithorax Emery, 1895
   Tetramorium lanuginosum Mayr, 1870
   Tetramorium laparum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium laticephalum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium latinode Collingwood and Agosti, 1996
   Tetramorium latreillei Forel, 1895
   Tetramorium legone Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium lobulicorne Santschi, 1916
   Tetramorium longicorne Forel, 1907
   Tetramorium longoi Forel, 1915
   Tetramorium lucayanum Wheeler, W. M., 1905
   Tetramorium lucidulum Menozzi, 1933
   Tetramorium luteipes Santschi, 1910
   Tetramorium luteolum Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium magnificum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium mai Wang M., 1993
   Tetramorium malabarense Sheela and Narendran, 1998
   Tetramorium manni Bolton, 1985
   Tetramorium marginatum Forel, 1895
   Tetramorium marocanum de Haro and Collingwood, 1994
   Tetramorium matopoense Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium maurum Santschi, 1918
   Tetramorium mayri (Mann, 1919)
   Tetramorium megalops Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium melanogyna Mann, 1919
   Tetramorium menkaura (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium meressei Forel, 1916
   Tetramorium meridionale Emery, 1870
   Tetramorium meshena (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium metactum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium mexicanum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium microgyna Santschi, 1918
   Tetramorium microps (Mayr, 1901)
   Tetramorium minimum (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium minusculum (Santschi, 1914)
   Tetramorium miserabile Santschi, 1918
   Tetramorium mixtum Forel, 1902
   Tetramorium monardi (Santschi, 1937)
   Tetramorium moravicum Kratochvil, 1941
   Tetramorium mossamedense Forel, 1901
   Tetramorium muralti Forel, 1910
   Tetramorium muscorum Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium mutatum Bolton, 1985
   Tetramorium myops Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium nacta (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium naganum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium nautarum Santschi, 1918
   Tetramorium navum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium nefassitense Forel, 1910
   Tetramorium nigrum Forel, 1907
   Tetramorium nipponense Wheeler, W. M., 1928
   Tetramorium nitidissimum Pisarski, 1967
   Tetramorium nodiferum (Emery, 1901)
   Tetramorium noratum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium notiale Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium nube Weber, 1943
   Tetramorium nursei Bingham, 1903
   Tetramorium obesum Andre, 1887
   Tetramorium obtusidens Viehmeyer, 1916
   Tetramorium occidentale (Santschi, 1916)
   Tetramorium ocothrum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium oculatum Forel, 1913
   Tetramorium ornatum Emery, 1897
   Tetramorium osiris (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium pacificum Mayr, 1870
   Tetramorium palaense Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium parasiticum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium parvispinum (Emery, 1893)
   Tetramorium parvum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium pauper Forel, 1907
   Tetramorium pelagium Poldi, 1995
   Tetramorium peringueyi Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium perlongum Santschi, 1923
   Tetramorium persignatum Bolton, 1995
   Tetramorium petersi Forel, 1910
   Tetramorium petiolatum Sheela and Narendran, 1998
   Tetramorium peutli Forel, 1916
   Tetramorium phasias Forel, 1914
   Tetramorium pialtum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium pilosum Emery, 1893
   Tetramorium pinnipilum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium placidum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium platynode Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium pleganon Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium plesiarum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium plumosum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium pnyxis (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium pogonion Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium politum Emery, 1897
   Tetramorium postpetiolatum Santschi, 1919
   Tetramorium poweri Forel, 1914
   Tetramorium praetextum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium proximum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium psymanum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium pulchellum Emery, 1897
   Tetramorium pulcherrimum (Donisthorpe, 1945)
   Tetramorium pullulum Santschi, 1924
   Tetramorium punctatum Santschi, 1927
   Tetramorium punctiventre Emery, 1887
   Tetramorium punicum (Smith F., 1861)
   Tetramorium punicum_cyrenaicum Menozzi, 1927
   Tetramorium pusillum Emery, 1895
   Tetramorium pylacum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium pyrenaeicum Roszler, 1937
   Tetramorium quadridentatum Stitz, 1910
   Tetramorium quadrispinosum Emery, 1886
   Tetramorium qualarum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium quasirum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium ranarum Forel, 1895
   Tetramorium regulare Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium rekhefe Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium repentinum Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium repletum Wang and Xiao, 1988
   Tetramorium reptana (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium reticuligerum Bursakov, 1984
   Tetramorium rhenanum Schulz, 1996
   Tetramorium rhetidum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium rigidum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium rimytyum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium rinatum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium robustior Forel, 1892
   Tetramorium rogatum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium rossi (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium rothschildi (Forel, 1907)
   Tetramorium rotundatum (Santschi, 1924)
   Tetramorium rufescens Stitz, 1923
   Tetramorium rugigaster Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium ruginode Stitz, 1917
   Tetramorium saginatum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium sahlbergi Finzi, 1936
   Tetramorium salomo Mann, 1919
   Tetramorium salvatum Forel, 1902
   Tetramorium scabrosum (Smith F., 1859)
   Tetramorium schaufussii Forel, 1891
   Tetramorium schmidti Forel, 1904
   Tetramorium schneideri Emery, 1898
   Tetramorium schoutedeni Santschi, 1924
   Tetramorium sculptatum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium scytalum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium secure Roncin, 2002
   Tetramorium semilaeve Andre, 1883
   Tetramorium semilaeve_atlante Cagniant, 1970
   Tetramorium semilaeve_gaetulum Santschi, 1936
   Tetramorium semilaeve_galaticum Menozzi, 1936
   Tetramorium semilaeve_hoggarense Santschi, 1929
   Tetramorium semilaeve_italicum Menozzi, 1932
   Tetramorium semilaeve_judas Wheeler, W. M., and Mann, 1916
   Tetramorium semilaeve_jugurtha Menozzi, 1934
   Tetramorium semilaeve_kutteri Santschi, 1927
   Tetramorium semirecticulatum Arnold, 1917
   Tetramorium seneb Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium sentosum Sheela and Narendran, 1998
   Tetramorium sepositum Santschi, 1918
   Tetramorium sepultum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium sericeiventre Emery, 1877
   Tetramorium sericeum Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium setigerum Mayr, 1901
   Tetramorium setuliferum Emery, 1895
   Tetramorium severini (Emery, 1895)
   Tetramorium shensiense Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium shilohense Forel, 1913
   Tetramorium sigillum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium signatum Emery, 1895
   Tetramorium sikorae Forel, 1892
   Tetramorium simillimum (Smith, F., 1851)
   Tetramorium simulator Arnold, 1917
   Tetramorium sitefrum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium sjostedti Forel, 1915
   Tetramorium smithi Mayr, 1879
   Tetramorium solidum Emery, 1886
   Tetramorium somniculosum Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium spininode Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium spinosum (Pergande, 1896)
   Tetramorium splendens Ruzsky, 1902
   Tetramorium splendidior (Viehmeyer, 1925)
   Tetramorium squaminode Santschi, 1911
   Tetramorium steinheili Forel, 1892
   Tetramorium striativentre Mayr, 1877
   Tetramorium strictum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium striolatum Viehmeyer, 1914
   Tetramorium subcoecum Forel, 1907
   Tetramorium sudanense (Weber, 1943)
   Tetramorium surrogatum Bolton, 1985
   Tetramorium syriacum Emery, 1924
   Tetramorium tabarum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium talpa (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium tanakai Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium tantillum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium taueret Bolton, 1995
   Tetramorium taylori Bolton, 1985
   Tetramorium tenebrosum Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium tenuicrine (Emery, 1914)
   Tetramorium termitobium Emery, 1908
   Tetramorium tersum Santschi, 1911
   Tetramorium thalidum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium thoth (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium titus Forel, 1910
   Tetramorium tonganum Mayr, 1870
   Tetramorium tortuosum Roger, 1863
   Tetramorium tosii Emery, 1899
   Tetramorium traegaordhi Santschi, 1914
   Tetramorium transversarium Roger, 1863
   Tetramorium tricarinatum Viehmeyer, 1914
   Tetramorium trimeni (Emery, 1895)
   Tetramorium tsushimae Emery, 1925
   Tetramorium turcomanicum Santschi, 1921
   Tetramorium turneri Forel, 1902
   Tetramorium tychadion Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium tylinum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium typhlops Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium ubangense Santschi, 1937
   Tetramorium umtaliense Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium unicum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium urbanii Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium validisculum Emery, 1897
   Tetramorium vandalum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium vernicosum Radchenko, 1992
   Tetramorium versiculum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium vertigum Bolton, 1977
   Tetramorium vexator Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium viehmeyeri Forel, 1907
   Tetramorium viticola Weber, 1943
   Tetramorium vombis (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium wadje Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium wagneri Viehmeyer, 1914
   Tetramorium walshi (Forel, 1890)
   Tetramorium warreni Arnold, 1926
   Tetramorium weitzeckeri Emery, 1895
   Tetramorium xanthogaster Santschi, 1911
   Tetramorium xuthum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium yarthiellum (Bolton, 1976)
   Tetramorium yemene Collingwood and Agosti, 1996
   Tetramorium yerburyi Forel, 1902
   Tetramorium youngi Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium yulongense Xu and Zheng, 1994
   Tetramorium zambezium Santschi, 1939
   Tetramorium zapyrum Bolton, 1980
   Tetramorium zenatum Bolton, 1979
   Tetramorium zonacaciae (Weber, 1943)
   Tetramorium zypidum Bolton, 1977

Updated: 2006-05-23 14:49:48

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