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Ants collected at Blakeley Park, Baldwin County, Alabama

Joe A. MacGown, Heath Richter, and Doug Booher
Uploaded on 9 March 2015

Blakeley Park is a historic park located in Baldwin County, Alabama. Originally, this park was the town of Blakeley, which was founded in 1814. However, through time, the entire town was reclaimed by the wilderness and now it is a beautiful scenic woodland with huge oaks and mesic forest habitat. For more info about this historic park, visit the web site at

Collections were made at Blakeley Park during early August 2013 by MacGown and Booher and later by Richter by various dates from June through December of 2014. Below is a list of species that we found in this beautiful park.

Species List (arranged alphabetically)

Aphaenogaster ashmeadi Emery
Aphaenogaster carolinensis Wheeler
Brachymyrmex depilis Emery
Brachymyrmex patagonicus Mayr
Camponotus castaneus (Latreille)
Colobopsis impressa Roger
Camponotus nearcticus Emery
Camponotus pennsylvanicus (DeGeer)
Crematogaster ashmeadi Mayr
Crematogaster atkinsoni Wheeler
Crematogaster minutissima Mayr
Crematogaster pinicola Deyrup & Cover
Crematogaster vermiculata Emery
Cryptopone gilva (Roger)
Cyphomyrmex rimosus (Spinola)
Discothyrea testacea Roger
Dorymyrmex bureni (Trager)
Hypoponera opaciceps (Mayr)
Hypoponera opacior (Forel)
Hypoponera punctatissima (Roger)

Lasius alienus (Foerster)
Monomorium minimum (Buckley)
Myrmecina americana Emery
Nylanderia faisonensis (Forel)
Odontomachus haematodus (Linnaeus)
Pheidole dentata Mayr
Pheidole dentigula Smith

Pheidole metallescens Emery
Pheidole navigans Forel

Pheidole obscurithorax Naves
Ponera exotica Smith
Proceratium crassicorne Emery
Pseudomyrmex ejectus (Smith)
Solenopsis invicta Buren
Solenopsis pergandei Forel
Solenopsis picta Emery
Strumigenys louisianae Roger
Strumigenys membranifera Emery
Temnothorax pergandei (Emery)

Temnothorax schaumii (Roger)