Ant Species of Michigan

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Subfamily Dolichoderinae

Conomyrma grandula
Dolichoderus mariae
Dolichoderus plagiatus
Dolichoderus pustulatus
Dolichoderus taschenbergi

Tapinoma sessile

Subfamily Formicinae

Acanthomyops claviger
Acanthomyops interjectus
Acanthomyops latipes
Acanthomyops murphyi
Acanthomyops plumopilosus
Acanthomyops subglaber

Brachymyrmex depilis

Camponotus americanus
Camponotus caryae
Camponotus ferrugineus
Camponotus herculeanus
Camponotus nearcticus
Camponotus novaeboracensis
Camponotus pennsylvanicus
Camponotus subbarbatus

Formica argentea
Formica creightoni
Formica dakotensis
Formica exsectoides
Formica fossaceps
Formica fusca
Formica glacialis
Formica gynocrates
Formica hewitti
Formica impexa
Formica integra
Formica lasioides
Formica neogagates
Formica neorufibarbis
Formica nepticula
Formica obscuripes
Formica obscuriventris
Formica pallidefulva nitidiventris
Formica pergandei
Formica podzolica
Formica prociliata
Formica querquetulana
Formica rubicunda
Formica schaufussi
Formica subintegra
Formica subnuda
Formica subsericea
Formica talbotae
Formica ulkei
Formica vinculans
Formica whymperi adamsi

Lasius alienus
Lasius flavus
Lasius minutus
Lasius nearcticus
Lasius neoniger
Lasius pallitarsis
Lasius speculiventris
Lasius subumbratus
Lasius umbratus

Paratrechina parvula
Formicinae (continued from bottom of previous column)

Polyergus breviceps
Polyergus lucidus

Prenolepis imparis

Subfamily Myrmicinae

Aphaenogaster fulva
Aphaenogaster mariae
Aphaenogaster rudis
Aphaenogaster tennesseensis
Aphaenogaster treatae

Crematogaster cerasi
Crematogaster lineolata

Formicoxenus hirticornis
Formicoxenus provancheri

Harpagoxenus americanus
Harpagoxenus canadensis

Leptothorax ambiguus
Leptothorax curvispinosus
Leptothorax duloticus
Leptothorax longispinosus
Leptothorax muscorum
Leptothorax schaumi
Leptothorax texanus

Monomorium minimum
Monomorium pharaonis
Monomorium talbotae

Myrmecina americana

Myrmica alaskensis
Myrmica americana
Myrmica brevispinosa
Myrmica detritinodis
Myrmica fracticornis
Myrmica incompleta
Myrmica lobifrons
Myrmica nearctica
Myrmica pinetorum
Myrmica punctiventris
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Pheidole bicarinata

Pyramica ornata
Pyramica pergandei
Pyramica pulchella

Solenopsis molesta

Stenamma brevicorne
Stenamma diecki
Stenamma impar
Stenamma schmitti

Tetramorium caespitum

Subfamily Ponerinae

Amblyopone pallipes

Ponera pennsylvanica

Proceratium silaceum

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