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

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