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Subfamily Formicinae

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies
No Taxon Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps
Superfamily Formicoidea - Ants
Family Formicidae - Ants
Subfamily Formicinae

Tribe Camponotini
Genus Camponotus - Carpenter Ants
No Taxon Subgenus Camponotus
Species americanus - Camponotus americanus
Species chromaiodes - Ferruginous Carpenter Ant
Species herculeanus - Hercules Carpenter Ant
Species laevigatus - formerly Camponotus quercicola
Species laevissimus - formerly Camponotus laevigatus
Species modoc - Western Black Carpenter Ant
Species novaeboracensis - New York Carpenter Ant
Species pennsylvanicus - Eastern Black Carpenter Ant
Species schaefferi - Camponotus schaefferi
No Taxon Subgenus Hypercolobopsis
Species ulcerosus - Camponotus ulcerosus
No Taxon Subgenus Myrmaphaenus
Species novogranadensis - Camponotus novogranadensis
No Taxon Subgenus Myrmentoma
Species anthrax - Camponotus anthrax
Species bakeri - Camponotus bakeri
Species clarithorax - Camponotus clarithorax
Species decipiens - Camponotus decipiens
Species discolor - Camponotus discolor
Species essigi - Camponotus essigi
Species hyatti - Camponotus hyatti
Species nearcticus - Camponotus nearcticus
Species sayi - Camponotus sayi
Species snellingi - Camponotus snellingi
Species subbarbatus - Camponotus subbarbatus
Species texanus - Camponotus texanus
No Taxon Subgenus Myrmobrachys
Species planatus - Compact Carpenter Ant
Species mina - Camponotus mina
No Taxon Subgenus Myrmothrix
Species atriceps - Tropical Carpenter Ant
Species floridanus - Florida Carpenter Ant
Species sexguttatus - Six-Spotted Carpenter Ant
No Taxon Subgenus Tanaemyrmex
Species acutirostris - Camponotus acutirostris
Species castaneus - Chestnut Carpenter Ant
Species dumetorum - Camponotus dumetorum
No Taxon festinatus group
Species absquatulator - Camponotus absquatulator
Species festinatus - Camponotus festinatus
Species fragilis - Camponotus fragilis
Species microps - Camponotus microps
Species ocreatus - Camponotus ocreatus
Species sansabeanus - Camponotus sansabeanus
Species semitestaceus - Camponotus semitestaceus
Species socius - Camponotus socius
Species conspicuus - Camponotus conspicuus
Subspecies inaequalis - Camponotus conspicuus inaequalis
Species tortuganus - Camponotus tortuganus
Species vicinus - Camponotus vicinus
No Taxon Male carpenter ants
Genus Colobopsis
Species etiolata - Colobopsis etiolata
Species hunteri - Colobopsis hunteri
Species impressa - Colobopsis impressa
Species mississippiensis - Colobopsis mississippiensis
Species obliqua - Colobopsis obliqua
Species papago - Colobopsis papago
Tribe Formicini
Genus Formica - Wood ants, mound ants, & field ants
No Taxon exsecta group
Species exsectoides - Allegheny Mound Ant
Species ulkei - Formica ulkei
No Taxon fusca group
Species accreta - Formica accreta
Species aerata - grey field ant
Species argentea - Formica argentea
Species foreliana - Formica foreliana
Species francoeuri - Formica francoeuri
Species fusca - Formica fusca
Species gagatoides - Formica gagatoides
Species glacialis - Formica glacialis
Species gnava - Formica gnava
Species microphthalma - Formica microphthalma
Species moki - Formica moki
Species montana - Formica montana
Species neoclara - Formica neoclara
Species neorufibarbis - Formica neorufibarbis
Species pacifica - Formica pacifica
Species podzolica - Formica podzolica
Species sibylla - Formica sibylla
Species subaenescens - Formica subaenescens
Species subpolita - Formica subpolita
Species subsericea - Formica subsericea
Species xerophila - Formica xerophila
No Taxon microgyna group
Species difficilis - Formica difficilis
Species densiventris - Formica densiventris
Species knighti - Formica knighti
Species nepticula - Formica nepticula
Species querquetulana - Formica querquetulana
No Taxon neogagates group
Species oregonensis - Formica oregonensis
Species limata - Formica limata
Species bradleyi - Formica bradleyi
Species manni - Formica manni
Species vinculans - Formica vinculans
Species perpilosa - Formica perpilosa
Species neogagates - Formica neogagates
Species lasioides - Formica lasioides
No Taxon pallidefulva group
Species archboldi - Formica archboldi
Species biophilica - Formica biophilica
Species dolosa - Formica dolosa
Species incerta - Formica incerta
Species pallidefulva - Formica pallidefulva
No Taxon rufa group
Species comata - Formica comata
Species dakotensis - Formica dakotensis
Species fossaceps - Formica fossaceps
Species haemorrhoidalis - Formica haemorrhoidalis
Species integra - Formica integra
Species integroides - Formica integroides
Species obscuripes - Thatching ant
Species obscuriventris - Formica obscuriventris
Species oreas - Formica oreas
Species propinqua - Formica propinqua
Species ravida - Formica ravida
No Taxon sanguinea group
Species aserva - Formica aserva
Species creightoni - Formica creightoni
Species gynocrates - Formica gynocrates
Species pergandei - Formica pergandei
Species puberula - Formica puberula
Species rubicunda - Formica rubicunda
Species subintegra - Formica subintegra
Species wheeleri - Formica wheeleri
No Taxon Formica male unidentified
No Taxon incertae sedis
Species obtusopilosa - Formica obtusopilosa
Genus Polyergus - Amazon Ants
No Taxon lucidus species group
Species lucidus - Shining Amazon ant
Species longicornis - Long-horned Amazon ant
Species sanwaldi - Sanwald's Amazon ant
Species montivagus - Foothills Amazon ant
Species ruber - Ruby amazon ant
Species oligergus - Florida Amazon ant
No Taxon breviceps species group
Species topoffi - Topoff's Amazon ant
Species bicolor - Bicolored Amazon ant
Species breviceps - Broad-headed Amazon ant
Species mexicanus - Western Amazon ant
Species vinosus - Wine-red Amazon ant
Tribe Lasiini
Genus Lasius - Citronella Ants
No Taxon Subgenus Acanthomyops
Species claviger - Smaller Yellow Ant
Species interjectus - Lasius interjectus
Species latipes - Lasius latipes
Species murphyi - Lasius murphyi
Species arizonicus - Lasius arizonicus
No Taxon Subgenus Cautolasius
Species brevicornis - formerly Lasius flavus
Species nearcticus - Lasius nearcticus
No Taxon Subgenus Chthonolasius
Species aphidicola - formerly Lasius umbratus
Species minutus - Lasius minutus
Species speculiventris - Lasius speculiventris
Species subumbratus - Lasius subumbratus
No Taxon Subgenus Lasius
Species americanus - formerly Lasius alienus
Species crypticus - Lasius crypticus
Species emarginatus - Lasius emarginatus
Species neoniger - Cornfield ant
Species niger - Black Garden Ant
Species pallitarsis - Lasius pallitarsis
Species sitiens - Lasius sitiens
Species lasius - unidentified male Lasius
Genus Myrmecocystus - Honeypot Ants
No Taxon subgenus Eremnocystus
No Taxon subgenus Endiodioctes
Species kennedyi - Myrmecocystus kennedyi
Species placodops - Myrmecocystus placodops
Species semirufus - Myrmecocystus semirufus
Species mendax - Myrmecocystus mendax
Species mimicus - Myrmecocystus mimicus
Species wheeleri - Myrmecocystus wheeleri
No Taxon subgenus Myrmecocystus
Species testaceus - Myrmecocystus testaceus
Species mexicanus - Myrmecocystus mexicanus
Genus Nylanderia - Crazy Ants
Species faisonensis - Nylanderia faisonensis
Species flavipes - Nylanderia flavipes
Species pubens - Caribbean Crazy Ant
Species fulva - Tawny Crazy Ant
Species terricola - Nylanderia terricola
Species vividula - Nylanderia vividula
Species phantasma - Nylanderia phantasma
Species austroccidua - Nylanderia austroccidua
Species parvula - Nylanderia parvula
Species steinheili - Nylanderia steinheili
Species hystrix - Nylanderia hystrix
Species bourbonica - Nylanderia bourbonica
Species bruesii - Nylanderia bruesii
Genus Paratrechina
Species longicornis - Longhorn Crazy Ant
Genus Prenolepis - False Honey Ants
Species imparis - False Honey Ant
Tribe Myrmelachistini
Genus Brachymyrmex - Rover ants
Species depilis - Brachymyrmex depilis
Species obscurior - Brachymyrmex obscurior
Species patagonicus - Brachymyrmex patagonicus
Species species-d - Tiny Queen Brachymyrmex
Species brevicornis - Brachymyrmex brevicornis
Species minutus - Brachymyrmex minutus
Species musculus - Brachymyrmex musculus