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  • Formica rufa group
    Formica rufa group
    Formica rufa group

    Formica rufa group, a sub-generic group within the genus Formica, first proposed by William Morton Wheeler

  • Forelius damiani
    Forelius damiani
    Forelius damiani

    Forelius damiani has been discovered and described by Guerrero, R. J. & Fernandez, F. in 2008

  • Myrmeciinae
    Myrmeciinae
    Myrmeciinae

    Myrmeciinae, a subfamily of the Formicidae that, once found worldwide but is now restricted to Australia and New Caledonia

  • Pseudomyrmecinae
    Pseudomyrmecinae
    Pseudomyrmecinae

    ant subfamily Pseudomyrmecinae, a small group, containing only three genera of generally slender, wasp-like forms that forage solitarily and sting readily

  • Cerapachyinae
    Cerapachyinae
    Cerapachyinae

    Cerapachynae, a subfamily of ants of the Formicidae family

  • Myrmoxenus
    Myrmoxenus
    Myrmoxenus

    Myrmoxenus, a genus of insect in family Formicidae

  • Centromyrmex raptor
    Centromyrmex raptor
    Centromyrmex raptor

    Centromyrmex raptor has been discovered and described by Bolton, B. & Fisher, B. L. in 2008

  • Pyramica
    Pyramica
    Pyramica

    Pyramica, a genus of myrmicine ants in the tribe Dacetini

  • Dolichoderinae
    Dolichoderinae

    Dolichoderinae, a subfamily of ants, which includes species such as the Argentine ant, an erratic ant, an odorous house ant, and the cone ant

  • Ponerinae
    Ponerinae

    Ponerinae, a subfamily of ants in the Poneromorph subfamilies group, with about 1,800 species in 40 genera

  • Plectroctena
    Plectroctena
    Plectroctena

    Plectroctena, the taxon, a subclass of ant and animal

  • Myrmica sabuleti
    Myrmica sabuleti
    Myrmica sabuleti

    Myrmica sabuleti, the taxon and Species, a type of Myrmica

  • Myrmicinae
    Myrmicinae

    Myrmicinae, a subfamily of ants

  • Elongate twig ant
    Elongate twig ant
    Elongate twig ant

    Elongate twig ant, a large, slender, solitary ant that is 8-10 millimeters long

  • Ectatomma parasiticum
    Ectatomma parasiticum

    Ectatomma parasiticum has been discovered and described by Feitosa, R. M, Hora, R. R. & Delabie, J. H. C. in 2008

  • Eciton burchellii
    Eciton burchellii

    Eciton burchellii, a predominant species of the genus Eciton and a type of New World army ant

  • Ecitoninae
    Ecitoninae

    Ecitoninae, the taxon and type of animal, a type of ant and animal

  • Centromyrmex ereptor
    Centromyrmex ereptor
    Centromyrmex ereptor

    Centromyrmex ereptor has been discovered and described by Bolton, B. & Fisher, B. L. in 2008

  • Leptanillinae
    Leptanillinae
    Leptanillinae

    Leptanillinae, a subfamily of ants

  • Huberia brounii
    Huberia brounii
    Huberia brounii

    Huberia brounii, an ant of the family Formicidae, endemic to New Zealand

  • Asphinctopone differens
    Asphinctopone differens
    Asphinctopone differens

    Asphinctopone differens has been discovered and described by Schoedl, in 2007

  • Strumigenys
    Strumigenys
    Strumigenys

    Strumigenys, a genus of myrmicine ants in the tribe Dacetini

  • Allomerus decemarticulatus
    Allomerus decemarticulatus

    Allomerus decemarticulatus, a species of ant from the Amazon Rainforest that is notable for symbiosis with its host plant and a fungus, which it uses to snare much larger prey, such as locusts

  • Aenictus
    Aenictus
    Aenictus

    army ant genus Aenictus, an enigmatic group known from Africa, tropical Asia, and Queensland

  • Lachnomyrmex fernandezi
    Lachnomyrmex fernandezi
    Lachnomyrmex fernandezi

    Lachnomyrmex fernandezi has been discovered and described by Feitosa, R. M. & Brandao, C. R. F. in 2008

  • Adetomyrma
    Adetomyrma
    Adetomyrma

    Adetomyrma, an endangered genus of ants endemic to Madagascar

  • Aenictogiton
    Aenictogiton
    Aenictogiton

    Aenictogiton, a genus of ants, comprising seven species, and given its own subfamily, Aenictogitoninae

  • Sri Lankan relict ant
    Sri Lankan relict ant
    Sri Lankan relict ant

    Sri Lankan relict ant, a species of ant in the Formicidae family

  • Camponotini
    Camponotini
    Camponotini

    Camponotini, containing the genus Camponotus

  • Camponotus flavomarginatus
    Camponotus flavomarginatus
    Camponotus flavomarginatus

    Camponotus flavomarginatus, a black coloured ant with coarse erect hairs on the abdomen

  • Lachnomyrmex longinoi

    Lachnomyrmex longinoi has been discovered and described by Feitosa, R. M. & Brandao, C. R. F. in 2008

  • Lachnomyrmex mackayi

    Lachnomyrmex mackayi has been discovered and described by Feitosa, R. M. & Brandao, C. R. F. in 2008

  • Lachnomyrmex nordestinus

    Lachnomyrmex nordestinus has been discovered and described by Feitosa, R. M. & Brandao, C. R. F. in 2008

  • Manica parasitica

    Manica parasitica, a species of ant in the family Formicidae

  • Martialis heureka, nicknamed the "Ant from Mars" due to its unusual features and heureka from its surprising discovery, a new species of ant discovered in the Amazon rainforest near Manaus, Brazil

  • Myrmecinae

    Myrmecinae, a subfamily in the Formicidae

  • Lachnomyrmex lattkei

    Lachnomyrmex lattkei has been discovered and described by Feitosa, R. M. & Brandao, C. R. F. in 2008

  • Lachnomyrmex laticeps

    Lachnomyrmex laticeps has been discovered and described by Feitosa, R. M. & Brandao, C. R. F. in 2008

  • Mycetagroicus inflatus

    Mycetagroicus inflatus, an ant species which was discovered on 2005-09 by R.R. Silva & R. Feitosa in Brazil and described by Brandao, C. R. F. & Mayhe-Nunes, A. J. in 2008

  • Lachnomyrmex victori

    Lachnomyrmex victori has been discovered and described by Feitosa, R. M. & Brandao, C. R. F. in 2008

  • Prionopelta media

    Prionopelta media has been discovered and described by Shattuck, S. O. in 2008

  • Solenopsis silvestrii

    Solenopsis silvestrii, a fire ant species of in the insect family Formicidae

  • Simopelta

    Simopelta, the taxon, a subclass of ant and animal

  • Serrastruma

    Serrastruma, a genus of insect in family Formicidae

  • Sphecomyrma freyi

    Sphecomyrma, an extinct genus of ant which inhabited the northern hemisphere of the supercontinent Laurasia approximately 80 mya in the Cretaceous

  • Sphecomyrma freyi, an extinct species of ant which inhabited the northern hemisphere of the supercontinent Laurasia approximately 80 mya in the Cretaceous

  • white footed ant

    Was first described from Indonesia in 1861, a white footed ant neither bites nor causes structural damage

  • Technomyrmex gorgona

    Technomyrmex gorgona has been discovered and described by Fernandez, F. & Guerrero, R. J. in 2008

  • Strumigenys emmae

    Strumigenys emmae, a species of ant that is 1.5 millimeters long and is yellowish brown

  • Rossomrymex

    Rossomrymex, a genus of insect in the family Formicidae

  • Pyramica metazytes

    Pyramica metazytes', a species of ant that has a distinct diastema on the basal portion of the mandibles with 4 sharp teeth and the species has small hairs

  • Lachnomyrmex amazonicus

    Lachnomyrmex amazonicus has been discovered and described by Feitosa, R. M. & Brandao, C. R. F. in 2008

  • Prionomyrmex macrops, sometimes called Dinosaur ants, and formerly known also under the name Nothomyrmecia macrops, an only extant species of the genus found in the cool regions of the mallee of southern South Australia and Western Australia

  • Phrynoponera transversa

    Phrynoponera transversa has been discovered and described by Bolton, B. & Fisher, B. L. in 2008

  • Prionopelta robynmae

    Prionopelta robynmae has been discovered and described by Shattuck, S. O. in 2008

  • Proceratium google

    Proceratium google, also known as the Google ant, discovered in Madagascar by Dr. Brian L. Fisher, Associate Curator of Entomology at the California Academy of Sciences

  • Protomognathus

    Protomognathus, a genus of insect in family Formicidae

  • Prolasius advenus

    Prolasius advenus, an ant of the family Formicidae, endemic to New Zealand, including offshore islands

  • Phrynoponera pulchella

    Phrynoponera pulchella has been discovered and described by Bolton, B. & Fisher, B. L. in 2008

  • Gesomyrmex curiosus

    Gesomyrmex curiosus has been discovered and described by Dlussky, G. M, Wappler, T. & Wedmann, S. in 2009

  • Cerapachys doryloides

    Cerapachys doryloides has been discovered and described by Borowiec, M. L. in 2009

  • Centromyrmex secutor

    Centromyrmex secutor has been discovered and described by Bolton, B. & Fisher, B. L. in 2008

  • Centromyrmex praedator

    Centromyrmex praedator has been discovered and described by Bolton, B. & Fisher, B. L. in 2008

  • Centromyrmex fugator

    Centromyrmex fugator has been discovered and described by Bolton, B. & Fisher, B. L. in 2008

  • Cerapachys eguchii

    Cerapachys eguchii has been discovered and described by Borowiec, M. L. in 2009

  • Cerapachys paradoxus

    Cerapachys paradoxus has been discovered and described by Borowiec, M. L. in 2009

  • Diaphoromyrma sofiae

    Diaphoromyrma sofiae has been discovered and described by Fernandez, F, Delabie, J. H. C. & do Nascimento, I. C. in 2009

  • Cryptopone

    Cryptopone, a genus of ants

  • Chalepoxenus

    Chalepoxenus, a genus of ant in the family Formicidae

  • Centromyrmex decessor

    Centromyrmex decessor has been discovered and described by Bolton, B. & Fisher, B. L. in 2008

  • Cardiocondyla zoserka

    Cardiocondyla zoserka, a species of ant in the family Formicidae

  • Atta colombica

    Atta colombica, one of 41 species of leafcutter ant

  • Aptinoma

    Aptinoma mangabe has been discovered and described by Fisher, B. L. in 2009

  • Adelomyrmex boltoni

    Adelomyrmex boltoni has been discovered on 1982-10-25 by F. Baud in Paraguay and described by Fernandez, F. in 2003

  • Austromorium hetericki

    Austromorium hetericki has been discovered and described by Shattuck, S. O. in 2009

  • Camponotus atriceps

    Camponotus atriceps, previously referred as C. abdominalis, a species of carpenter ant, endemic to the Americas

  • Camponotus triodiae

    Camponotus triodiae, sometimes called the spinifex ant, a species of ant found in Australia, originally discovered in northern South Australia

  • Camponotus nearcticus

    Camponotus nearcticus ant or smaller carpenter ant, a small black carpenter ant

  • Camponotus festinatus

    Camponotus festinatus, a species of carpenter ant

  • Discothyrea antarctica

    Discothyrea antarctica, an ant of the family Formicidae, endemic to New Zealand

  • Doronomyrmex

    Doronomyrmex, a genus of ant in the family Formicidae

  • Gesomyrmex germanicus

    Gesomyrmex germanicus has been discovered and described by Dlussky, G. M, Wappler, T. & Wedmann, S. in 2009

  • Gesomyrmex flavescens

    Gesomyrmex flavescens has been discovered and described by Dlussky, G. M, Wappler, T. & Wedmann, S. in 2009

  • Acanthomyops

    Acanthomyops, a genus of ant in the family Formicidae

  • Gesomyrmex breviceps

    Gesomyrmex breviceps has been discovered and described by Dlussky, G. M, Wappler, T. & Wedmann, S. in 2009

  • Gesomyrmex pulcher

    Gesomyrmex pulcher has been discovered and described by Dlussky, G. M, Wappler, T. & Wedmann, S. in 2009

  • green-head ant

    green-head ant, often simply referred to as the green ant, or sometimes the metallic pony ant, a metallic-green coloured ant, generally 5 - 7 mm in length, that can be found throughout Australia, particularly in urban and suburban areas

  • Huberia striata

    Huberia striata, an ant of the family Formicidae, endemic to New Zealand

  • Heteroponera brounii

    Heteroponera brounii, an ant of the family Formicidae, endemic to the northern half of the North Island of New Zealand, including Three Kings Islands

  • Harpagoxenus, a genus of ant in the family Formicidae

  • Formicoxenus

    Formicoxenus, a genus of ant in the family Formicidae

  • Formiciinae, an extinct subfamily of ants known from Eocene deposits in Europe and North America

  • Euprenolepis maschwitzi

    Euprenolepis maschwitzi, a species of ant that was discovered and described by LaPolla, J. S. in 2009

  • Euprenolepis echinata

    Euprenolepis echinata has been discovered and described by LaPolla, J. S. in 2009

  • Epimyrma

    Epimyrma, a genus of ant in the family Formicidae

  • Euprenolepis thrix

    Euprenolepis thrix has been discovered and described by LaPolla, J. S. in 2009

  • Euprenolepis variegata

    Euprenolepis variegata has been discovered and described by LaPolla, J. S. in 2009

  • Feroponera ferox

    Feroponera ferox has been discovered and described by Bolton, B. & Fisher, B. L. in 2008

  • Euprenolepis zeta

    Euprenolepis zeta has been discovered and described by LaPolla, J. S. in 2009

  • Euprenolepis wittei

    Euprenolepis wittei has been discovered and described by LaPolla, J. S. in 2009

  • Kyidris

    Kyidris, a genus of ant in the family Formicidae

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