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
Tetraponera Smith, F., 1852
   Tetraponera aethiops Smith F., 1877
   Tetraponera aitkenii (Forel, 1902)
   Tetraponera allaborans (Walker, 1859)
   Tetraponera amargina Xu, Z- H, and Chai, Z-Q, 2004
   Tetraponera ambigua (Emery, 1895)
   Tetraponera ambigua_occidentalis Menozzi, 1934
   Tetraponera ambigua_rhodesiana (Forel, 1913)
   Tetraponera andrei (Mayr, 1895)
   Tetraponera angusta (Arnold, 1949)
   Tetraponera anthracina (Santschi, 1910)
   Tetraponera apiculata Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera arrogans (Santschi, 1911)
   Tetraponera atra Donisthorpe, 1949
   Tetraponera attenuata Smith F., 1877
   Tetraponera avia Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera bifoveolata (Mayr, 1895)
   Tetraponera bifoveolata_maculifrons (Santschi, 1912)
   Tetraponera bifoveolata_syriaca (Wheeler, W. M., and Mann, 1916)
   Tetraponera binghami (Forel, 1902)
   Tetraponera bita Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera braunsi (Forel, 1913)
   Tetraponera braunsi_durbanensis (Forel, 1914)
   Tetraponera brevis Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera buops Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera capensis (Smith F., 1858)
   Tetraponera claveaui (Santschi, 1913)
   Tetraponera clypeata (Emery, 1886)
   Tetraponera concava Xu, Z- H, and Chai, Z-Q, 2004
   Tetraponera conica Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera connectens Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera convexa Xu, Z- H, and Chai, Z-Q, 2004
   Tetraponera crassiuscula (Emery, 1900)
   Tetraponera demens (Santschi, 1911)
   Tetraponera diana (Santschi, 1911)
   Tetraponera difficilis (Emery, 1900)
   Tetraponera emacerata (Santschi, 1911)
   Tetraponera emacerata_oberbecki (Forel, 1911)
   Tetraponera emacerata_odiosa (Forel, 1916)
   Tetraponera emeryi (Forel, 1911)
   Tetraponera encephala (Santschi, 1919)
   Tetraponera erythraea (Emery, 1895)
   Tetraponera exasciata (Forel, 1892)
   Tetraponera extenuata Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera fictrix (Forel, 1897)
   Tetraponera flexuosa (Santschi, 1911)
   Tetraponera furcata Xu, Z- H., and Chai, Z-Q, 2004
   Tetraponera gerdae (Stitz, 1911)
   Tetraponera grandidieri (Forel, 1891)
   Tetraponera grandidieri_hildebrandti (Forel, 1891)
   Tetraponera grandidieri_variegata (Forel, 1895)
   Tetraponera hysterica (Forel, 1892)
   Tetraponera hysterica_dimidiata (Forel, 1895)
   Tetraponera hysterica_inflata (Emery, 1899)
   Tetraponera inversinodis Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera laeviceps (Smith F., 1859)
   Tetraponera latrifrons (Emery, 1912)
   Tetraponera ledouxi Terron, 1969
   Tetraponera lemoulti (Santschi, 1920)
   Tetraponera liengmei (Forel, 1894)
   Tetraponera mandibularis (Emery, 1895)
   Tetraponera mayri (Forel, 1901)
   Tetraponera microcarpa Wu and Wang, 1990
   Tetraponera mimula Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera mocquerysi (André, 1890)
   Tetraponera mocquerysi_biozellata (Karavaiev, 1931)
   Tetraponera mocquerysi_elongata (Stitz, 1911)
   Tetraponera mocquerysi_lepida Wheeler, W. M., 1922
   Tetraponera mocquerysi_lutea (Stitz, 1911)
   Tetraponera modesta (Smith F., 1860)
   Tetraponera monardi (Santschi, 1937)
   Tetraponera morondaviensis (Forel, 1891)
   Tetraponera nasuta Bernard, 1953
   Tetraponera natalensis (Smith F., 1858)
   Tetraponera natalensis_caffra (Santschi, 1914)
   Tetraponera natalensis_cuitensis (Forel, 1911)
   Tetraponera natalensis_obscurata (Emery, 1895)
   Tetraponera natalensis_usambarensis (Forel, 1911)
   Tetraponera nigra (Jerdon, 1851)
   Tetraponera nitida (Smith F., 1860)
   Tetraponera nixa Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera nodosa Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera notabilis Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera ophthalmica (Emery, 1912)
   Tetraponera ophthalmica_angolensis Santschi, 1930
   Tetraponera ophthalmica_tenebrosa Santschi, 1928
   Tetraponera ophthalmica_unidens Santschi, 1928
   Tetraponera penzigi (Mayr, 1907)
   Tetraponera penzigi_continua (Forel, 1907)
   Tetraponera penzigi_praestigiatrix Santschi, 1937
   Tetraponera perlonga Santschi, 1928
   Tetraponera pilosa (Smith F., 1858)
   Tetraponera plicatidens (Santschi, 1926)
   Tetraponera polita Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera poultoni Donisthorpe, 1931
   Tetraponera prelli (Forel, 1911)
   Tetraponera protensa Xu, Z- H., and Chai, Z-Q, 2004
   Tetraponera punctulata Smith F., 1877
   Tetraponera rakotonis (Forel, 1891)
   Tetraponera rotula Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera rufonigra (Jerdon, 1851)
   Tetraponera sahlbergii (Forel, 1887)
   Tetraponera sahlbergii_deplanata (Forel, 1904)
   Tetraponera sahlbergii_longula (Emery, 1895)
   Tetraponera sahlbergii_spuria (Forel, 1897)
   Tetraponera schulthessi (Santschi, 1915)
   Tetraponera scotti Donisthorpe, 1931
   Tetraponera tessmanni (Stitz, 1910)
   Tetraponera triangularis (Stitz, 1910)
   Tetraponera triangularis_illota (Santschi, 1914)
   Tetraponera tucurua Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera vivax Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera volucris Ward, 2001
   Tetraponera zavattarii (Menozzi, 1939)

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

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