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Distribution path and Subregions of Canada (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - North America - Canada
Subregions: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Taxonomy for Formicidae (Ants) in Canada
Class
Canada
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 612 families, 7508 genera, 32771 species
Tree
Subclass
Canada
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 606 families, 7487 genera, 32744 species
Tree
Infraclass
Canada
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 579 families, 7317 genera, 31955 species
Tree
Superorder
Canada
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 409 families, 6078 genera, 27742 species
Tree
Order
Canada
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 73 families, 869 genera, 2981 species
Tree
Suborder
Canada
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 64 families, 779 genera, 2695 species
Tree
Infraorder
Canada
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 24 families, 259 genera, 1439 species
Tree
Superfamily
Canada
Formicoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Ants)
 1 family, 53 genera, 235 species
Tree
Family
Canada
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) (Ants) - Systematics
 53 genera, 235 species
Site
Tree
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Genera1.482    worldwide
Species51.761    worldwide
Common namesAnts
German namesAmeisen
Dutch namesMieren
Danish namesMyrerne, Myrer
Finnish namesMuurahaiset
Norwegian namesMaur
Swedish namesMyror
Spanish namesHormigas
Italian namesFormiche
French namesFourmis
AuthorLatreille, 1809
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Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
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Indo-Australian region


Fossils:

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World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean


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Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesFormicidae in bie.ala.org.au
Formicidae in insects.ummz.lsa.umich.edu
Formicidae in antcat.org
Formicidae in antwiki.org
Formicidae in darwinfoundation.org
Formicidae in faunaeur.org
Formicidae in itis.gov
Formicidae in antweb.org
Formicidae in dyntaxa.se
Formicidae in Wikipedia (English)

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Species overview - Checklist for Formicidae in Canada
Species with ANext  
Acanthomyops claviger claviger (Roger, 1862)Info
Acanthomyops subglaber (Emery, 1893)Info
Amblyopone oregonensis (Wheeler, 1915)Info
Amblyopone pallipes (Haldeman, 1844)Info
Aphaenogaster longaeva (Scudder, 1877)Info
Aphaenogaster occidentalis (Emery, 1895)Info
Aphaenogaster picea (Wheeler, 1908)Info
Aphaenogaster ruida (Wheeler, 1928)Info
Aphaenogaster subterranea valida (Wheeler, 1915)Info
Aphaenogaster tenneseensis (Mayr, 1862)Info
Aphaenogaster tennesseensis -> Aphaenogaster tenneseensisInfo
Avitomyrmex elongatus (S. B. Archibald, 2006)Info
Avitomyrmex mastax (Archibald & Al., 2006)Info
Avitomyrmex systenus (S. B. Archibald, 2006)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachymyrmex depilis (Emery, 1893)Info
Brachymyrmex obscurior (Forel, 1893)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calyptites antediluvianum (Scudder, 1878)Info
Camponotus americanus (Mayr, 1862)Info
Camponotus caryae (Fitch, 1855)Info
Camponotus castaneus (Latreille, 1802)Info
Camponotus herculeanus (Linnaeus, 1758)Boreal carpenter antInfo
Camponotus herculeanus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Camponotus laevigatus (Smith, F., 1858)Giant carpenter antInfo
Camponotus maccooki (Forel, 1879)Info
Camponotus modoc (Wheeler, W.m., 1910)Western carpenter antInfo
Camponotus nearcticus (Emery, 1893)Smaller carpenter antInfo
Camponotus nearticus ()Info
Camponotus novaeboracensis (Fitch, 1855)New York Carpenter AntInfo
Camponotus noveboracensis -> Camponotus novaeboracensisInfo
Camponotus pennsylvanicus -> Camponotus pensylvanicaBlack carpenter antInfo
Camponotus pensylvanica (De Geer, 1773)Info
Camponotus vicinus (Mayr, 1870)Info
Cananeuretus occidentalis (M. S. Engel, 2005)Info
Canaphis albertensis (O. E. Heie, 2006)Info
Canapone dentata (G. M. Dlussky, 1999)Info
Cerapachys augustae (Wheeler, W.m., 1902)Info
Chronomyrmex medicinehatensis (R. C. Mckellar, 2013)Info
Crematogaster cerasi (Fitch, 1855)Info
Crematogaster lineolata (Say, 1836)Info
Crematogaster sp. (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Diplorhoptrum molestum (Emery, 1895)Info
Diplorhoptrum texanum (Emery, 1895)Info
Dolichoderus mariae (Forel, 1885)Info
Dolichoderus obliteratus (Scudder, 1877)Info
Dolichoderus plagiatus (Mayr, 1870)Info
Dolichoderus pustulatus (Mayr, 1886)Info
Dolichoderus taschenbergi (Mayr, 1866)Info
Doronomyrmex pocahontas (Buschinger, 1979)Info
Dorymyrmex pyramicus (Roger, 1863)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eotapinoma macalpini (G. M. Dlussky, 1999)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Formica accreta (Francoeur, 1973)Info
Formica adamsi (Wheeler, W.m., 1909)Info
Formica adamsi alpina (Wheeler, 1909)Info
Formica adamsi whymperi (Wheeler, 1917)Info
Formica altipetens (Wheeler, W.m., 1913)Info
Formica arcana (S. H. Scudder, 1877)Info
Formica argentea (Wheeler, W.m., 1912)Info
Formica aserva (Forel, 1901)Info
Formica bradleyi (Wheeler, W.m., 1913)Info
Formica canadensis (Santschi, 1914)Info
Formica cinerea (Mayr, 1853)Info
Formica curiosa (Creighton, 1935)Info
Formica dakotensis (Emery, 1893)Info
Formica densiventris (Viereck, 1903)Info
Formica emeryi (Wheeler, W.m., 1913)Info
Formica exsectoides (Forel, 1886)Allegheny mound antInfo
Formica fossaceps (Buren, 1942)Info
Formica fuliginothorax (Blacker, 1992)Info
Formica fusca -> Tetramorium caespitumSilky antInfo
Formica fusca -> Tetramorium caespitumInfo
Formica gagatoides (Ruzsky, 1904)Info
Formica glacialis (Wheeler, W.m., 1908)Info
Formica hewitti (Wheeler, W.m., 1917)Info
Formica horrida (W. M. Wheeler, 1915)Info
Formica impexa (Wheeler, W.m., 1905)Info
Formica incisa -> Lasius bicornisInfo
Formica integra (Nylander, 1856)Info
Formica integroides (Wheeler, W.m., 1913)Info
Formica lasioides (Emery, 1893)Info
Formica limata (Wheeler, W.m., 1913)Info
Formica lugubris (Zetterstedt, 1838)Hairy wood antInfo
Formica lugubris (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Formica microgyna (Wheeler, W.m., 1903)Info
Formica montana -> Formica lugubrisInfo
Formica neoclara (Emery, 1893)Info
Formica neogagates (Viereck, 1903)Info
Formica neorufibarbis (Emery, 1893)Info
Formica obscuripes (Forel, 1886)Western thatching antInfo
Formica obscuriventris (Mayr, 1870)Info
Formica obscuriventris clivia (Creighton, 1940)Info
Formica obtusopilosa (Emery, 1893)Info
Formica opaciventris (Emery, 1893)Info
Formica oreas (Wheeler, W.m., 1903)Info
Formica oreas comptula (Wheeler, 1913)Info
Formica pacifica (Francoeur, 1973)Info
Formica pallidefulva (Latreille, 1802)Info
Formica pallidefulva nitidiventris (Latreille, 1802)Info
Formica pergandei (Emery, 1893)Info
Formica perpilosa (Wheeler, W.m., 1913)Info
Formica planipilis (Creighton, 1940)Info
Formica podzolica (Francoeur, 1973)Info
Formica puberula (Emery, 1893)Info
Formica ravida (Creighton, 1940)Info
Formica reflexa (Buren, 1942)Info
Formica rubicunda (Emery, 1893)Info
Formica rufa (Linnaeus, 1761)Horse antInfo
Formica rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Formica rufibarbis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Formica rufibarbis (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Formica sanguinea (Latreille, 1798)Slaver AntInfo
Formica sibylla (Wheeler, W.m., 1913)Info
Formica subaenescens (Emery, 1893)Info
Formica subintegra (Wheeler, W.m., 1908)Info
Formica subnitens (Creighton, 1940)Info
Formica subnuda -> Formica aservaInfo
Formica subpolita (Mayr, 1886)Info
Formica subrufa -> Iberoformica subrufaInfo
Formica subsericea (Say, 1836)Info
Formica transmontanis (Francoeur, 1973)Info
Formica ulkei (Emery, 1893)Info
Formicoxenus diversipilosus (Smith, 1939)Info
Formicoxenus hirticornis (Emery, 1895)Info
Formicoxenus provancheri (Emery, 1895)Shampoo antInfo
Formicoxenus quebecensis (Francoeur, 1985)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haidoterminus cippus (Mckellar, Glasier, & Engel, 2013)Info
Harpagoxenus canadensis (Smith, 1939)Info
Hypoponera punctatissima (Roger, 1859)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iberoformica subrufa (Roger, 1859)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Labidus coeca (Latreille, 1802)Info
Labidus coecus (Latreille, 1802)Info
Lasius alienus (Foerster, 1850)Cornfield antInfo
Lasius alienus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Lasius atopus (Cole, 1958)Info
Lasius bicornis (Foerster, 1850)Info
Lasius coloradensis (Wheeler, W.m., 1917)Info
Lasius crypticus (Wilson, 1955)Info
Lasius fallax (Wilson, 1955)Info
Lasius flavus (Fabricius, 1782)Yellow Meadow AntInfo
Lasius flavus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Lasius latipes (Walsh, 1863)Info
Lasius minutus (Emery, 1893)Info
Lasius nearcticus (Wheeler, W.m., 1906)Info
Lasius neoniger (Emery, 1893)Cornfield antInfo
Lasius niger (Linnaeus, 1758)Black Garden AntSite
Lasius niger (Linnaeus, 1758)Site
Lasius pallitarsis (Provancher, 1881)Info
Lasius subglaber (Emery, 1893)Info
Lasius subumbratus (Viereck, 1903)Info
Lasius umbratus (Nylander, 1846)Info
Lasius vestitus (Wheeler, W.m., 1910)Info
Leptothorax ambiguus -> Temnothorax ambiguusInfo
Leptothorax athabasca (Buschinger & Schulz, 2008)Info
Leptothorax faberi (Buschinger, 1983)Info
Leptothorax longispinosus -> Temnothorax longispinosusInfo
Leptothorax muscorum (Nylander, 1846)Info
Leptothorax muscorum (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Leptothorax muscorum uvicensis (Blacker, 1992)Info
Leptothorax paraxenus (Heinze & Alloway, 1992)Info
Leptothorax pocahontas -> Myrmecina difficultaInfo
Leptothorax retractus (Francoeur, 1986)Info
Leptothorax sphagnicola (Francoeur, 1986)Info
Leptothorax wilsoni (Heinze, 1989)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macabeemyrma ovata (Archibald, Cover, & Moreau, 2006)Info
Manica hunteri (Wheeler, 1914)Info
Manica invidia (Emery, 1895)Info
Messor minor maurus (Barquin, 1981)Info
Monomorium compressum (Wheeler, 1914)Info
Monomorium cyaneum (Wheeler, 1914)Info
Monomorium minimum -> Monomorium cyaneumLittle black antInfo
Monomorium pharaonis (Linnaeus, 1758)Pharaoh antInfo
Myrmeciites goliath (Archibald & Al., 2006)Info
Myrmeciites herculeanus (Archibald & Al., 2006)Info
Myrmeciites tabanifluviensis (S. B. Archibald, 2006)Info
Myrmecina alpina (Shattuck, 2009)Info
Myrmecina americana (Emery, 1895)Info
Myrmecina difficulta (Shattuck, 2009)Info
Myrmica alaskensis (Wheeler, 1917)Info
Myrmica americana (Weber, 1939)Info
Myrmica brevispinosa (Wheeler, 1917)Info
Myrmica code ()Info
Myrmica crassirugis (Francoeur, 2007)Info
Myrmica detritinodis -> Myrmica fracticornisInfo
Myrmica discontinua (Weber, 1939)Info
Myrmica fracticornis (Forel, 1901)Info
Myrmica glacialis -> Myrmica lobicornisInfo
Myrmica incompleta (Provancher, 1881)Info
Myrmica lampra (Francoeur, 1968)Info
Myrmica latifrons (Stärcke, 1927)StarckeInfo
Myrmica lobicornis (Nylander, 1846)Info
Myrmica lobifrons -> Myrmica lobicornisInfo
Myrmica monticola (Creighton, 1950)Info
Myrmica nearctica (Weber, 1939)Info
Myrmica pinetorum (Wheeler, 1905)Info
Myrmica punctiventris (Roger, 1863)Info
Myrmica quebecensis (Francoeur, 1981)Info
Myrmica rubra -> Labidus coecusCommon red antInfo
Myrmica schencki (Viereck, 1903)Info
Myrmica spatulata (Smith, 1930)Info
Myrmica tahoensis (Weber, 1948)Info
Myrmica whymperi (Forel, 1913)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neivamyrmex texanus (Watkins, 1972)Info
Nylanderia fulva (Mayr, 1862)Tawny crazy antInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pheidole guineensis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Pogonomyrmex barbatus (Smith, 1858)Red harvester antInfo
Pogonomyrmex occidentalis (Cresson, 1865)Western harvester antInfo
Pogonomyrmex salinus (Olsen, 1934)Info
Polyergus bicolor -> Polyergus brevicepsBicolored Amazon antInfo
Polyergus breviceps (Emery, 1893)Broad-headed Amazon antInfo
Polyergus lucidus (Mayr, 1870)Shining Amazon antInfo
Polyergus montivagus -> Polyergus lucidusFoothills Amazon antInfo
Polyergus rufescens (Latreille, 1798)Slave-making antInfo
Ponera pennsylvanica (Buckley, 1866)Info
Prenolepis imparis (Say, 1836)False Honey AntInfo
Proceratium silaceum (Roger, 1863)Info
Pyramica pergandei (Emery, 1895)Info
Pyramica pulchella (Emery, 1895)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius, 1804)Ginger antInfo
Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Solenopsis molesta -> Diplorhoptrum molestumThief antInfo
Solenopsis orbula (Emery, 1875)Info
Solenopsis rosella (Kennedy, 1938)Info
Solenopsis texana -> Diplorhoptrum texanumThief AntInfo
Sphecomyrma canadensis (Wilson, 1985)Info
Stenamma brevicorna ()Info
Stenamma brevicorne (Mayr, 1886)Info
Stenamma diecki (Emery, 1895)Info
Stenamma schmitti (Wheeler, 1903)Info
Stenamma snellingi (Bolton, 1995)Info
Stigmatomma oregonense (Wheeler, W.m., 1915)Info
Stigmatomma pallipes (Haldeman, 1844)Info
Strumigenys rogeri (Emery, 1890)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius, 1793)Ghost antInfo
Tapinoma sessile (Say, 1836)Coconut antInfo
Tapinoma sessilis (Say, 1836)Info
Temnothorax ambiguus (Emery, 1895)Info
Temnothorax fragosus (Mackay & Buschinger, 2002)Info
Temnothorax longispinosus (Roger, 1863)Info
Temnothorax rugatulus (Emery, 1895)Info
Tetramorium bicarinatum (Nylander, 1846)Guinea antInfo
Tetramorium caespitum (Linnaeus, 1758)Pavement antInfo
Tetramorium guineense -> Tetramorium bicarinatumInfo
Tetramorium simillimum (Smith, F., 1851)Info
Species with WBack  Next  Top
Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger, 1863)Little fire antInfo
Species with YBack  Top
Ypresiomyrma bartletti (Archibald & Al., 2006)Info
Ypresiomyrma orbiculata (Archibald & Al., 2006)Info
235 Species in Formicidae for Canada listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderHymenoptera
Wasps, Bees, Ants, Sawflies, Ants and wasps
SuborderApocrita
True wasps, Bees, Ants, Narrow-waisted hymenopterans, Parasitic wasps, Wasps
InfraorderAculeata
Stinging wasps
SuperfamilyFormicoidea
Ants
FamilyFormicidae
Ants
AuthorLatreille, 1809

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