Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Genus Tetramorium

queen Pavement Ant - Tetramorium immigrans - female ant - Tetramorium immigrans Pavement Ant - Colony in sidewalk - Tetramorium immigrans Ants - Tetramorium immigrans Tetramorium, it would seem - Tetramorium Ant vs Sinea nymph - Tetramorium immigrans Ants ID Request - Tetramorium immigrans Ant - Tetramorium immigrans
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
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 Myrmicinae
Tribe Crematogastrini
Genus Tetramorium
Explanation of Names
Author: Mayr 1855.
Numbers
455 species worldwide.
Nearctica lists 6 species.
Habitat
Nests in soil with a simple entrance.
Food
Scavengers, predators, and some species are seed collectors.
Remarks
Mostly an old world ant, some have been transported through commerce to North America.
Internet References