During the summer of 2005, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation students Ian Fiske and Matthew Trager conducted a study of species composition and habitat associations of ant communities in NATL. The list below is from their preliminary report. A 25-page manuscript describes their work in greater detail.


Subfamily Dolichoderinae

Dorymyrmex bureni


Subfamily Formicinae

Brachymyrmex depilis


Brachymyrmex musculus


Camponotus castaneus


Camponotus floridanus

 Florida carpenter ant

Formica pallidefulva


Paratrechina faisonensis


Subfamily Myrmecinae

Aphaenogaster ashmeadi


Aphaenogaster carolinensis


Aphaenogaster floridana


Cardiocondyla emeryi


Crematogaster ashmeadi

 an acrobat ant

Crematogaster minutissima


Cyphomyrmex rimosus


Eurhopalothrix floridana


Monomorium viride


Pheidole dentata


Pheidole dentigula


Pheidole metallescens


Pheidole moerens


Pyramica eggersi


Pyramica membranifera


Pyramica sp.


Solenopsis invicta

Red Imported Fire Ant

Solenopsis nickersoni


Solenopsis pergandei


Solenopsis tennesseensis


Strumigenys louisianae


Trachymyrmex septentrionalis


Subfamily Ponerinae

Hypoponera opacior


Odontomachus brunneus


Subfamily Pseudomyrmicinae

Pseudomyrmex gracilis

 elongate twig ant (suggested common name)