Ant Species State Lists

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Ant Species of Colorado

The information on this page is based on

Corrections (list of changes) have been made to improper species names given in Wheeler and Wheeler (1988) using Bolton (1995).

Dorymyrmex pyramicus (Roger)

Forelius foetidus  (Buckley)

Iridomyrmex pruinosus analis  (Andre)

Liometopum apiculatum  Mayr
Liometopum occidentale luctuosum  Wheeler

Tapinoma sessile (Say)

Eciton nigrescens  (Cresson)

Brachymyrmex depilis Emery

Camponotus herculeanus (Linnaeus)
Camponotus laevigatus (F. Smith)
Camponotus ligniperdus noveboracensis  (Fitch)
Camponotus nearcticus Emery
Camponotus pennsylvanicus modoc Wheeler
Camponotus rasilis Wheeler
Camponotus sansabeanus (Buckley)
Camponotus vicinus Mayr

Formica altipetens  Wheeler
Formica bradleyi Wheeler
Formica ciliata Mayr
Formica cinera lepida  Wheeler
Formica comata Wheeler
Formica criniventris Wheeler
Formica dakotensis montigena  Wheeler
Formica emeryi  Wheeler
Formica exsectoides  Forel
Formica fusca Linnaeus
Formica fusca argenta  Wheeler
Formica hewitti Wheeler
Formica integra haemorrhoidalis  Emery
Formica integroides coloradensis  Wheeler
Formica intergroides planipilis  Creighton
Formica intergroides propimqua Wheeler
Formica laeviceps Creighton
Formica lasioides Emery
Formica limata Wheeler
Formica microgyna Wheeler
Formica mucescens  Wheeler
Formica neoclara Emery
Formica neogagates  Emery
Formica neorufibarbis Emery
Formica neorufibarbis gelida  Wheeler
Formica obscuripes Forel
Formica obscuriventris Mayr
Formica obscuriventris cliva  Creighton
Formica obtusopilosa  Emery
Formica opaciventris Emery
Formica oreas Wheeler
Formica pallidefulva Emery
Formica pallidefulva nitidiventris  Emery
Formica perpilosa  Wheeler
Formica pruinosa  Wheeler
Formica puberula Emery
Formica rasilis  Wheeler
Formica rasilis densiventris Viereck
Formica ravida  Wheeler
Formica rubicunda Emery
Formica rufibarbis gnava Buckley
Formica sanguinea subnuda  Emery
Formica schaufussi dolosa  Wheeler
Formica sublucida  Wheeler
Formica subnitens  Creighton
Formica subpolita ficticia  Wheeler
Formica wheeleri  Creighton
Formica whymperi alpina  Wheeler

Lasius alienus americanus Emery
Lasius brevicornis Emery
Lasius brevicornis microps Wheeler
Lasius claviger  (Roger)
Lasius claviger coloradensis  Wheeler
Lasius flavus nearcticus Wheeler
Lasius humilis  Wheeler
Lasius interjectus  Mayr
Lasius latipes (Walsh)
Lasius murphyi  Forel
Lasius niger neoniger  Emery
Lasius niger sitkaensis  Pergande
Lasius occidentalis  Wheeler
Lasius pogonogynus  Buren
Lasius subglaber  Emery
Lasius subumbratus Viereck
Lasius umbratus aphidicola  (Walsh)

Myrmecocystus melliger mendax Wheeler
Myrmecocystus mexicanus hortideorum  McCook
Myrmecocystus navajo  Wheeler
Myrmecocystus semirufus  Emery

Polyergus bicolor  Wassman
Polyergus lucidus Mayr
Polyergus rufescens breviceps  Emery
Polyergus rufescens umbratus  Wheeler

Prenolepis imparis coloradensis  Wheeler

Aphaenogaster fulva Roger
Aphaenogaster huachucana Creighton
Aphaenogaster rudis rudis  Emery
Aphaenogaster subterranea valida  Wheeler
Aphaenogaster uinta Wheeler

Crematogaster lineolata (Say)
Crematogaster lineolata emeryana  Creighton
Crematogaster minutissima missouriensis  Emery
Crematogaster punctulata  Emery
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Epipheidole inquilina  Wheeler

Leptothorax canadensis Provancher
Leptothorax canadensis yankee  Emery
Leptothorax crassipilis  Wheeler
Leptothorax furunculus  Wheeler
Leptothorax hirticornis  Emery
Leptothorax nitens Emery
Leptothorax obliquicanthus Cole
Leptothorax provancheri glacialis  Wheeler
Leptothorax rugatulus (Emery)
Leptothorax rugatulus brunnescens  Wheeler
Leptothorax schmitti  Wheeler
Leptothorax tricarinatus Emery
Leptothorax tricarinatus neomexicanus  Wheeler

Manica mutica  (Emery)

Monomorium minimum (Buckley)
Monomorium viridium peninsulatum  Gregg

Myrmecina americana Emery

Myrmica brevidnodis sulcinodoides  Emery
Myrmica brevinodis Emery
Myrmica brevispinosa Wheeler
Myrmica brevispinosa discontinua  Weber
Myrmica hamulata  Weber
Myrmica lobicornis fracticornis  Emery
Myrmica lobicornis lobifrons  Pergande
Myrmica monticola Wheeler
Myrmica sabuleti americana  Weber
Myrmica schencki emeryana  Forel
Myrmica striolagaster  Cole

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Paramyrmica rugiventris M. R. Smith

Pheidole bicarinata  Forel
Pheidole bicarinata longula  Emery
Pheidole bicarinata vinelandica  Forel
Pheidole ceres  Wheeler
Pheidole cockerelli  Wheeler
Pheidole desertorum  Wheeler
Pheidole grundmanni  M.R. Smith
Pheidole hyatti  Emery
Pheidole pilifera coloradensis Emery
Pheidole senex Gregg
Pheidole sitarches campestris  Wheeler

Pogonomyrmex apache  Wheeler
Pogonomyrmex barbatus  (M.R. Smith)
Pogonomyrmex barbatus fuscatus  Emery
Pogonomyrmex barbatus rugosus  Emery
Pogonomyrmex imberbiculus  Wheeler
Pogonomyrmex maricopa  Wheeler
Pogonomyrmex occidentalis (Cresson)
Pogonomyrmex occidentalis comanche  Wheeler

Solenopsis molesta (Say)
Solenopsis molesta validiuscula  Emery
Solenopsis salina Wheeler
Solenopsis truncorum Forel
Solenopsis xyloni McCook

Stenamma brevicorne (Mayr)
Stenamma diecki Emery
Stenamma huachucanum M.R.Smith
Stenamma occidentale M.R.Smith
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Sympheidole elecebra  Wheeler
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Veromessor lobognathus (Andrews)

Ponera coarctata pennsylvanica  Buckley
Ponera opaciceps  Mayr
Ponera trigona opacior  Forel
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Stigmatomma pallipes (Haldeman)

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Bolton, B. 1995. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Borchert, H. F., and N. L. Anderson. 1973. The ants of the Bearpaw Mountains of Montana (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 46:200-224.

Wheeler, G. C., and J. Wheeler. 1988. A checklist of the ants of Montana. Psyche. 95:101-114.

Youngs, L. C., and R. W. Campbell. 1984. Ants preying on pupae of the western spruce budworm, Choristoneura occidentalis (Lepidoptera:Tortricidae), in eastern Oregon and western Montana. Canadian Entomologist. 116:1665-1669.

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This page was created on 11/22/2000.

The species list used for this page was generated using Biota (Colwell, R. K. Biota: The Biodiversity Database Manager. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, Massachusetts.). Data entry performed by Roxana Pickering.