Ants in Natchez State Park, Adams County, Mississippi [MS State Park Ants]

Joe A. MacGown and JoVonn G. Hill

            Natchez State Park is located in Adams County, Mississippi. We made a brief stop here in 2005 while collecting ants along the Natchez Trace Parkway. The ants we collected are listed below.


List of ant species collected (listed alphabetically by genus)

Aphaenogaster carolinensis (Wheeler)
Aphaenogaster fulva Roger
Brachymyrmex depilis Emery
Brachymyrmex
patagonicus Mayr
Paratrechina faisonensis (Forel)
Camponotus castaneus (Latreille)
Camponotus chromaiodes Bolton
Camponotus snellingi Bolton
Crematogaster ashmeadi Mayr
Crematogaster lineolata (Say)
Cyphomyrmex rimosus (Spinola)
Hypoponera opaciceps (Mayr)
Hypoponera opacior  (Mayr)
Lasius alienus (Foerster)
Monomorium minimum
(Buckley)
Myrmica pinetorum Wheeler
Pheidole dentata Mayr
Pheidole dentigula  Smith
Ponera pennsylvanica Buckley
Solenopsis invicta Buren
Strumigenys clypeata Roger
Strumigenys hexamera (Brown)
Strumigenys reflexa  (Wesson & Wesson)
Strumigenys louisianae  Roger
Temnothorax curvispinosus (Mayr)
Temnothorax pergandei
(Emery)
Temnothorax schaumii
(Roger)