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North American Insects - Ants Subfamily Myrmicinae

Long-legged ant
Long-legged ant (Aphaenogaster cockerelli)
The Long-legged ant is a dark reddish brown slender ant with long legs, and antennae with twelve segments. It has two prominent spines on propodeum (the part of the abdomen in front of the "waist"). They live in large... Read more >
Forest bachac
Forest bachac (Atta cephalotes)
The Forest bachac is a species of leafcutter ant. Atta species harvest leaves of plants which are brought into the nest and used to grow fungus. The worker ants tend to the fungus inside the nest. This species is a... Read more >

Texas leafcutter ant
Texas leafcutter ant (Atta texana)
Texas leafcutter ant is a major insect pest of ornamental plants and agricultural plants, and can rapidly defoliate trees. The ant is reddish brown or dark brown in color with a narrow waist and workers have three pairs... Read more >
Tramp ant
Tramp ant (Cardiocondyla venustula)
Cardiocondyla venustula is a tiny dark brown tramp ant that is only about two millimetres in length. It is an invasive species that has been introduced from Africa, but since it does not spread in large numbers and is... Read more >
Acrobat ant
Acrobat ant (Crematogaster ashmeadi)
Crematogaster ashmeadi is an arboreal ant that gets its common name of Acrobat ant from the worker ant's ability of holding its abdomen above the rest of the body. It is a small shiny brown or black ant about three... Read more >
Valentine ant
Valentine ant (Crematogaster laeviuscula)
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European imported fire ant
European imported fire ant (Myrmica rubra)
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Bigheaded ant
Bigheaded ant (Pheidole megacephala)
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Red harvester ant
Red harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex barbatus)
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Western harvester ant
Western harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex occidentalis)
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Rough harvester ant
Rough harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex rugosus)
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Fire ant
Fire ant (Solenopsis geminata)
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Red imported fire ant
Red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta)
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Black imported fire ant
Black imported fire ant (Solenopsis richteri)
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Southern fire ant
Southern fire ant (Solenopsis xyloni)
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Tramp ant
Tramp ant (Tetramorium bicarinatum)
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Pavement ant
Pavement ant (Tetramorium caespitum)
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Ant (Tetramorium simillimum)
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Little fire ant
Little fire ant (Wasmannia auropunctata)
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