Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps


Linksvayer T. (1999) Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Cowling Arboretum and McKnight Prairie
[cite:480400]
this modestly titled cite contains keys to genera and faunal lists covering the entire Midwest (7 states), as well as a good image database

Wild A. (-2014) Myrmecos
[cite:480397]
amazing site -- with, among many other exciting things, a great ant photo gallery

Roof J. (2001) Formicidae (Animal Diversity Web)
[cite:480390]

Lubertazzi D. (2005) Formicidae of the United States
[cite:480386]
a helpfull collection of faunal checklists covering 24 states [as of 20 Dec 2010]

Ward P.S. (2002-) AntWeb
[cite:480383]
Rich resource maintained by a team of leading ant experts.
Links to NA species pages here

Bolton B. (2002-2014) Bolton World Catalog -- Ants
[cite:480381]

Ants of the Southeastern United States by Joe A. MacGown
"The aim of this web site is to provide comprehensive lists of ant species for the Southeast and each state within the Southeast including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee; species pages with information and photos; keys to subfamilies, genera, and species of ants found in the Southeast (not all keys are updated to include the entire Southeast); diagnostic drawings; collecting information; a glossary; publications about ants by the Mississippi Entomological Museum (MEM); relevant literature citations; and links to other ant sites on the web.

Caupolicana from Florida (Hymenoptera: Colletidae)
Michener, C. D., & Deyrup, M. (2004). Caupolicana from Florida (Hymenoptera: Colletidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 77(4), 774-782.