Ant Species of Alaska

This checklist is based on work by Nielsen (1987) and Franceour (1997). There are 19 ant species known to occur in Alaska.

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Alaska ant genera

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Alaska ant species

Genus Acanthomyops  (Subfamily Formicinae)

Acanthomyops latipes (Walsh)

Genus Camponotus  (Subfamily Formicinae)

Camponotus herculeanus (Linnaeus)

Genus Formica  (Subfamily Formicinae)

Formica dakotensis  Emery

Formica fusca Linnaeus

Formica neogagates  Emery

Formica neorufibarbis Emery

Formica obscuripes Forel

Formica podzolica  Francoeur

Formica subnuda Emery

Formica whymperi Wheeler

Genus Lasius  (Subfamily Formicinae)

Lasius neoniger Emery

Lasius sitkaensis Pergande

Genus Leptothorax  (Subfamily Myrmicinae)

Leptothorax acervorum (Fabricius)

Leptothorax muscorum (Nylander)

Genus Manica  (Subfamily Myrmicinae)

Manica invidia  Nylander

Genus Myrmica  (Subfamily Myrmicinae)

Myrmica alaskensis Wheeler

Myrmica brevispinosa Wheeler

Myrmica incompleta Provancher

Myrmica lobicornis  Emery

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