Ants of the Southeastern United States (species list) [SE exotic species] [SE pest species]
Joe MacGown


The following list of ant species includes 346 species, plus the hybrid fire ant, Solenopsis X invicta, from 53 genera. As more information becomes available the list will be updated. This species is based on literature records, personal communication and collaboration with various ant researchers, and from specimens in the Mississippi Entomological Museum (MEM), many of which were collected in the last 5 years by MEM personnel. For the purposes of this list, the Southeast is defined as including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee (see map below). Although Missouri is typically considered to be a midwestern state, it borders both Arkansas and Tennessee, and otherwise has many affinities to the Southeast. Additionally, many of the ants found in Missouri are also present in the Southeast. However, the primary reason for including Missouri ants here is that we now have a comprehensive list of species for Missouri thanks to James Trager, a collaborator of this site. Therefore, for the purpose of this web site, we are including "The Ants of Missouri" here.

Obviously, more collecting has been done in some states, such as Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Missouri, and the fauna of these states is better known. However, researchers in the other southeastern states are actively studying their respective faunas and it is likely that the number of species known from the southeastern states will increase as a result of this research. Additionally, in searching through literature, I may have missed species for given states, and I welcome any information that makes this list more comprehensive or accurate. I know of several new species in the region, either from our MEM collections or from personal communication with several pre-eminent myrmecologists (Mark Deyrup, Stefan Cover, Lloyd Davis, James Trager, and others), and many of these are included in the list below (without species epitaphs), although some may not be.


Map of the southeastern United States including Missouri (in green)

Clicking on a species name will lead to a page with further information and photographs of that species. Although species pages are at various levels of progress, most pages now have representative photographs of at least workers of the species. In addition to the photographs of ants taken by Joe MacGown at the Mississippi Entomological Museum (MEM), many photos are used, with permission, from AntWeb, a web site about ants of the world with amazing photos. Another site with photographs of ants is "Discover Life." The Discover Life site provides a list of North American ants with photos at "Kinds of Ants , Ants of North America Page". On each individual MEM species page, a link is provided (at the bottom of the page) for that species on both the AntWeb site and the Discover Life ant site. Additionally, many of the species found in this list can be identified using the identification keys found on this web site.

The list presented is arranged by subfamily, tribe, and genus according to Bolton (2003). Names follow Bolton and Alpert (2012).Following species names are the southeastern states from which the species are known from. For species that are introduced or considered to be pest species, that designation is given following the states. For species whose origin is uncertain, the word "introduced" is followed by the "?" symbol. Similarly, for questionable pest species, the word "pest" is followed by the "?" symbol. Pest species include species that are considered to be serious pests, in that they may cause significant damage or health problems, to mild, nuisance pests.

Family Formicidae
Subfamily Dolichoderinae
Tribe Dolichoderini
Dolichoderus mariae Forel (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Dolichoderus plagiatus (Mayr) (AL, GA, MO, NC, SC, TN)
Dolichoderus pustulatus Mayr (AL, FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Dolichoderus taschenbergi (Mayr) (AL, AR, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Dorymyrmex bossutus (Trager) (FL, GA)
Dorymyrmex bureni (Trager) (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC)
Dorymyrmex elegans (Trager) (FL)
Dorymyrmex flavopectus Smith (FL, NC, SC)
Dorymyrmex flavus McCook (AL, AR, LA, MO, MS)
Dorymyrmex grandulus (Forel) (AL, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC)
Dorymyrmex insanus (Buckley) (AR)
Dorymyrmex reginicula (Trager) (FL)
Dorymyrmex smithi Cole (AL, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC)
Forelius mccooki (McCook) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC)
Forelius pruinosus (Roger) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA?, MO, MS, NC, SC)
Forelius sp.-01 (FL, GA)
Linepithema humile (Mayr) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) (introduced, pest)
Ochetellus glaber (Mayr) (FL) (introduced)
Tapinoma litorale Wheeler (FL) (introduced?)
Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius) (FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC) (introduced, pest)
Tapinoma sessile (Say) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest)
Tapinoma sp. IL01 (MO)
Technomyrmex difficilis Forel (FL, GA, LA, MO, SC, NC) (introduced, pest-previously misidentified as T. albipes (Smith), see Wetterer, 2008)

Subfamily Formicinae
Tribe Lasiini
Lasius alienus (Foerster) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Lasius claviger (Roger) (AR, FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Lasius flavus (Fabricius) (AL, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Lasius interjectus (Mayr) (AR, FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Lasius latipes (Walsh) (MO, NC, SC, TN)
Lasius murphyi (Forel) (GA, NC, SC)
Lasius nearcticus Wheeler (NC, TN)
Lasius neoniger Emery (AL, AR, FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Lasius pallitarsis (Provancher) ( NC)
Lasius plumopilosus Buren (NC)
Lasius pubescens Buren (NC)
Lasius speculiventris Emery (NC, TN)
Lasius subglaber (Emery) (GA, NC, TN)
Lasius umbratus (Nylander) (AL, FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)

Myrmelachista ramulorum Wheeler (FL) (Introduced)
Nylanderia arenivaga (Wheeler) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC)
Nylanderia bourbonica (Forel) (AL, FL, G A, MO, SC) (introduced, pest )
Nylanderia concinna (Trager) (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC)
Nylanderia faisonensis (Forel) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, TN, SC)
Nylanderia flavipes (F. Smith) ? (SC)
Nylanderia fulva (Mayr) (FL, GA, LA, MS)
Nylanderia guatemalensis (Forel) (FL) (Introduced, pest??)
Nylanderia parvula (Mayr) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Nylanderia phantasma (Trager) (AL, FL, GA, MS)
Nylanderia pubens (Forel) (FL) (introduced, pest)
Nylanderia querna Kallal and LaPolla (AR, MS)
Nylanderia terricola (Buckley) (AR, LA, TN, SC?) (pest)
Nylanderia trageri Kallal and LaPolla (AL, MS, MO)
Nylanderia vividula (Nylander) (AL, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, TN, SC) (introduced?, pest)
Nylanderia wojciki (Trager) (AL, AR, FL, MS, NC, SC??)
Nylanderia sp. -03 (MS)
Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille) (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC) (introduced, pest)
Prenolepis imparis (Say) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest?)

Tribe Plagiolepidini
Brachymyrmex depilis Emery (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Brachymyrmex minutus Forel (FL) (Introduced)
Brachymyrmex obscurior Forel (FL, MS) (Introduced, pest)
Brachymyrmex patagonicus Mayr (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC) (introduced, pest)
Brachymyrmex sp-01 (previously identified as B. brevicornis) (FL) (Introduced?)
Brachymyrmex sp.-02 (FL)
Brachymyrmex sp.-03 (AL, MS)
Brachymyrmex sp.-04 (AR)

Tribe Camponotini
Camponotus americanus Mayr (AL, AR, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest)
Camponotus caryae (Fitch) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest)
Camponotus castaneus (Latreille) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest)
Camponotus chromaiodes Bolton (AL, AR, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest)
Camponotus decipiens Emery (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest)
Camponotus discolor (Buckley) (AL, AR, FL, GA, MO, MS, SC) (pest)
Camponotus floridanus (Buckley) (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC) (pest)
Camponotus impressus (Roger) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC)
Camponotus inaequalis Roger (FL, MS) (introduced? pest)
Camponotus mississippiensis Smith (AL, LA, MO, MS, NC. SC, TN)
Camponotus nearcticus Emery (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA,MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest)
Camponotus noveboracensis (Fitch) (NC) pest
Camponotus obliquus Smith (AL, AR, FL, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Camponotus pennsylvanicus (DeGeer) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest)
Camponotus planatus Roger (FL, MS) (introduced) (pest)
Camponotus sansabeanus (Buckley) (AR, LA) (pest)
Camponotus sexguttatus Fabricius (FL) (introduced, pest)
Camponotus snellingi Bolton (AL, AR, FL, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest)
Camponotus socius Roger (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC) (pest)
Camponotus subbarbatus Emery (AL, AR, GA, MO, MS, NC, TN) (pest)
Camponotus sp-01 (FL) (introduced?)

Tribe Formicini
Formica archboldi Smith (AL, FL, GA)
Formica argentea Wheeler (MO, NC, SC)
Formica aserva Forel (NC, TN)
Formica biophilica Trager (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, SC, TN)
Formica creightoni Buren (MO)
Formica dakotensis Emery (MO)
Formica difficilis Emery (GA, MO, NC, SC, TN)
Formica dolosa Buren (AL, AR, FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Formica exsectoides Forel (GA, MO, MS, NC, TN)
Formica fossaceps Buren (MO)
Formica fusca Linnaeus (NC, TN) [questionable records, unlikely to occur here]
Formica incerta Buren (NC)
Formica integra Nylander (AL, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Formica knighti Buren (MO)
Formica montana Emery (MO)
Formica neogagates Emery (MO, NC, TN)
Formica obscuripes Forel (MO)
Formica obscuriventris Mayr (GA, MO, NC)
Formica pallidefulva Latreille (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA,MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Formica pergandei Emery (MO, NC)
Formica postoculata Kennedy and Dennis (NC)
Formica prociliata Kennedy & Dennis (MO)
Formica querquetulana Kennedy and Dennis (MO, SC, Smoky Moutains, state unknown)
Formica rubicunda Emery (AL, AR, GA, MO, NC, TN)
Formica subaenescens Emery ? (TN)
Formica subintegra Wheeler (AL, GA, MO, NC, SC, TN)
Formica subsericea Say (AL, AR, FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Formica vinculans Wheeler (MO)
Polyergus breviceps Emery (AR, MO)
Polyergus cf. umbratus Wheeler (MO)
Polyergus longicornis Smith (FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC)
Polyergus lucidus Mayr (AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, SC)
Polyergus montivagus Wheeler (FL, MO, MS)

Subfamily Pseudomyrmecinae
Tribe Pseudomyrmecini
Pseudomyrmex cubaensis (Forel) (FL) (introduced?)
Pseudomyrmex ejectus (Smith) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC) (pest?)
Pseudomyrmex elongatus (Mayr) (FL) (introduced?)
Pseudomyrmex gracilis (Fabricius) (AL, FL, LA, MS, SC) (introduced, pest?)
Pseudomyrmex leptosus Ward (FL)
Pseudomyrmex pallidus (Smith) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC) (pest?)
Pseudomyrmex seminole Ward (AL, FL, LA, MS)
Pseudomyrmex simplex (Smith) (FL)

Subfamily Ecitoninae
Tribe Ecitonini
Labidus coecus (Latreille) (AR, LA)
Neivamyrmex carolinensis (Emery) (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Neivamyrmex melshaemeri (Haldeman) (LA)
Neivamyrmex moseri Watkins (LA)
Neivamyrmex nigrescens (Cresson) (AL, AR, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Neivamyrmex opacithorax (Emery) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Neivamyrmex pauxillus (Wheeler) (LA)
Neivamyrmex pilosus (F. Smith) (AR, LA, MS)
Neivamyrmex swainsonii (Shuckard) (AR, LA)
Neivamyrmex texanus Watkins (FL, GA, NC, SC)

Subfamily Amblyoponinae
Tribe Amblyoponini
Stigmatomma pallipes (Haldeman) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Stigmatomma trigonignathum (Brown) (NC)
Prionopelta antillana Forel (FL) (introduced)

Subfamily Ponerinae
Tribe Platythyreini
Platythyrea punctata (Smith) (FL) (introduced)

Tribe Ponerini
Anochetus mayri Emery (FL) (introduced)
Cryptopone gilva (Roger) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Hypoponera gleadowi ?? (Forel) (NC)
Hypoponera inexorata (Wheeler) (AL, FL, GA, MS, SC)
Hypoponera opaciceps (Mayr) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC) (introduced)
Hypoponera opacior (Forel) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Hypoponera punctatissima (Roger) (FL, MS, SC) (introduced, pest)
Leptogenys elongata (Buckley) (LA) (introduced)
Leptogenys manni Wheeler (FL)
Odontomachus brunneus (Patton) (AL, FL, GA, MS)
Odontomachus clarus Roger [LSAC; Adams et al. 2010] (LA)
Odontomachus haematodus (Linnaeus) (AL, FL, MS) (introduced)
Odontomachus relictus Smith (FL)
Odontomachus ruginodis Smith (FL, MO??) (introduced)
Pachycondyla chinensis (Emery) (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN) (introduced, pest)
Pachycondyla harpax (Fabricius) (LA) (introduced, pest?)
Pachycondyla stigma (Fabricius) (LA, FL) (introduced, pest?)
Ponera exotica Smith (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Ponera pennsylvanica Buckley (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)

Subfamily Ectatomminae
Tribe Ectatommini
Gnamptogenys hartmani (Wheeler) (LA) (introduced?)
Gnamptogenys triangularis (Mayr) (AL, FL, MS) (introduced)

Subfamily Proceratiinae
Tribe Proceratiini
Discothyrea testacea Roger (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC)
Proceratium chickasaw  de Andrade (AL, FL, MS, TN)
Proceratium crassicorne Emery (AL, AR, FL, GA, MO, MS, TN)
Proceratium creek de Andrade (AR, FL, GA)
Proceratium croceum (Roger) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Proceratium pergandei (Emery) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Proceratium silaceum Roger (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)

Subfamily Myrmicinae
Tribe Basicerotini
Eurhopalothrix floridana Brown and Kempf (FL)

Tribe Dacetini
Strumigenys abdita Wesson & Wesson (FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, TN)
Strumigenys angulata Smith (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Strumigenys apalachicolensis (Deyrup & Lubertazzi) (FL)
Strumigenys archboldi (Deyrup & Cover) (FL)
Strumigenys bimarginata Wesson & Wesson (MS, NC)
Strumigenys boltoni Deyrup (FL)
Strumigenys bunki (Brown) (FL, GA, LA, MS, SC)
Strumigenys carolinensis (Brown) (FL, GA, LA, NC, SC)
Strumigenys cloydi (Pfitzer) (FL, TN)
Strumigenys clypeata Roger (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, TN, SC)
Strumigenys creightoni Smith (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Strumigenys deyrupi (Bolton) (FL)
Strumigenys dietrichi Smith (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Strumigenys eggersi Emery (FL) (introduced)
Strumigenys emmae (Emery) (FL) (introduced)
Strumigenys epinotalis Weber (LA, FL) (introduced)
Strumigenys filirrhina (Brown) (MO, MS, NC)
Strumigenys filitalpa (Brown) (AR, SC)
Strumigenys gundlachi (Roger) (FL) (introduced)
Strumigenys hexamera (Brown) (AL, FL, LA, MS) (introduced)
Strumigenys hyalina (Bolton) (LA, MS)
Strumigenys inopina (Deyrup & Cover) (FL, MS)
Strumigenys laevinasis Smith (AL, AR, FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, TN)
Strumigenys lanuginosa Wheeler (FL) (introduced)
Strumigenys louisianae Roger (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, MO, NC, SC, TN)
Strumigenys margaritae Forel (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS) (introduced)
Strumigenys membranifera Emery (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC) (introduced)
Strumigenys metazytes (Bolton) (AL, AR, LA, MS, TN)
Strumigenys missouriensis Smith (AR, FL, MO, MS, SC, NC)
Strumigenys ohioensis Kennedy & Schramm (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Strumigenys ornata Mayr (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Strumigenys pergandei Emery (AL, GA, MO, MS, NC, TN)
Strumigenys pilinasis Forel (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Strumigenys pulchella Emery (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA,MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Strumigenys reflexa Wesson & Wesson (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC,SC, TN)
Strumigenys reliquia (Ward) (FL)
Strumigenys rohweri Smith (MS)
Strumigenys rogeri Emery (FL) (introduced)
Strumigenys rostrata Emery (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Strumigenys silvestrii Emery (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS) (introduced)
Strumigenys subnuda (MacGown and Hill) (LA, MS) (introduced?)
Strumigenys talpa Weber (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Strumigenys wrayi (Brown) (FL, GA, MS, NC)

Tribe Cephalotini
Cephalotes varians (Smith) (FL) (introduced?)

Tribe Attini
Atta texana (Buckley) (LA) pest
Cyphomyrmex minutus Mayr (FL) (introduced?)
Cyphomyrmex rimosus (Spinola) (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, SC) (introduced)
Mycetosoritis hartmanni (Wheeler) (LA)
Trachymyrmex jamaicensis (Andre) (FL)
Trachymyrmex septentrionalis (McCook) (AL, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Trachymyrmex turrifex (Wheeler) (LA)

Tribe Stenammini
Stenamma brevicorne (Mayr) (GA, MO, NC, SC)
Stenamma diecki Emery (GA, MO, NC, TN)
Stenamma foveolocephalum Smith (AL, FL, MS, NC)
Stenamma impar Forel (AL, AR, GA, MO, MS, NC, TN)
Stenamma meridionale Smith (AR, GA, MO, NC, SC, TN)
Stenamma schmittii Wheeler (GA, MO, NC, TN, SC)
Stenamma sp.-01 (GA)
Stenamma sp.-02 (GA)

Tribe Blepharidattini
Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger) (FL) (introduced, pest)

Tribe Solenopsidini
Monomorium destructor (Jerdon) (FL, TN) (introduced, pest)
Monomorium ebeninum Forel (FL) (introduced)
Monomorium floricola (Jerdon) (AL, FL, MS) (introduced?, pest)
Monomorium minimum (Buckley) (AL, AR, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest)
Monomorium pharaonis (Linnaeus) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (introduced, pest)
Monomorium trageri Dubois (FL)
Monomorium viridum Brown (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC)
Solenopsis abdita Thompson (FL, GA, MS)
Solenopsis carolinensis Forel (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, TN, SC)
Solenopsis corticalis Forel (FL)
Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius) (AL, AR, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC) (pest)
Solenopsis globularia Creighton (AL, FL, LA, MS, NC, SC)
Solenopsis invicta Buren (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (introduced, pest)
Solenopsis invicta x richteri (AL, MS, TN) (introduced, pest)
Solenopsis molesta (Say) (AL, AR, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest)
Solenopsis nickersoni Thompson (FL)
Solenopsis pergandei Forel (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC)
Solenopsis phoretica Davis & Deyrup (FL)
Solenopsis picta Emery (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Solenopsis richteri Forel (AL, MS, TN) (introduced, pest)
Solenopsis salina Wheeler (LA, MS?)
Solenopsis subterranea MacKay & Vinson (LA, MS)
Solenopsis tennesseensis Smith (AL, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, TN)
Solenopsis texana Emery (AL, AR, FL, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Solenopsis tonsa Thompson (AL, FL, MS)
Solenopsis xyloni McCook (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC) pest

Tribe Myrmicini
Myrmica americana Weber (AL, AR, GA, MO, NC, TN, SC)
Myrmica emeryana Cole (MO)
Myrmica fracticornis Forel (MO, NC, TN)
Myrmica incompleta Provancher (NC, TN)
Myrmica latifrons Starcke (GA, MS, NC, TN)
Myrmica pinetorum Wheeler (AL, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Myrmica punctiventris Roger (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Myrmica scabrinodis Nylander ?? (Smoky Mountains, state unknown) (introduced)
Myrmica sculptilis Francoeur (MO, Smoky Mountains, state unknown)
Myrmica spatulata Smith (GA, MO, MS, NC, TN)
Myrmica sp-1 (GA)
Myrmica AF-evani...Francoer, in prep (MO)
Pogonomyrmex badius (Latreille) (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC)
Pogonomyrmex barbatus (Smith) ( AR, LA)
Pogonomyrmex comanche Wheeler (AR, LA)

Tribe Tetramoriini
Tetramorium bicarinatum (Nylander) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC) (introduced, pest)
Tetramorium caespitum (Linnaeus) (called T. sp. E in Schlick-Steiner, 2006) (AL, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (introduced?, pest)
Tetramorium caldarium (Roger) (FL) (introduced, pest)
Tetramorium lanuginosum Mayr (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, SC) (introduced, pest)
Tetramorium simillimum (F. Smith) ( FL, GA) (introduced, pest)

Tetramorium tsushimae Emery (MO) (introduced, pest)

Tribe Pheidolini
Aphaenogaster ashmeadi Emery (FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Aphaenogaster carolinensis Wheeler (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Aphaenogaster flemingi Smith (FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC)
Aphaenogaster floridana Smith (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC)
Aphaenogaster fulva Roger (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Aphaenogaster lamellidens Mayr (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Aphaenogaster mariae Forel (FL, MO, MS, NC, SC)
Aphaenogaster miamiana Wheeler (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, SC)
Aphaenogaster picea (Wheeler) (AL, NC, SC, TN)
Aphaenogaster rudis Enzmann (AL, AR, NC, SC, TN)
Aphaenogaster tennesseensis (Mayr) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Aphaenogaster texana Wheeler (AR, TN?)
Aphaenogaster treatae Forel (AL, AR, FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Aphaenogaster umphreyi Deyrup & Davis (FL, GA)
Aphaenogaster N16 Umphrey (MO)
Aphaenogaster N17 Umphrey (MO)
Aphaenogaster N19 Umphrey (MO)
Aphaenogaster N22b Umphrey (MO)
Pheidole adrianoi Naves (AL, FL, GA)
Pheidole bicarinata Mayr (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest?)
Pheidole carrolli Naves (FL)
Pheidole crassicornis Emery (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Pheidole davisi Wheeler (AL, GA, MS, NC, SC)
Pheidole dentata Mayr (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest?)
Pheidole dentigula Smith (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Pheidole flavens Roger (FL) (introduced)
Pheidole floridana Emery (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC)
Pheidole lamia Wheeler (AL, FL, GA, MS)
Pheidole littoralis Cole ( FL, GA)
Pheidole megacephala Fabricius (FL, MO) (introduced, pest)
Pheidole metallescens Emery (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC)
Pheidole moerens Wheeler (AL, FL, LA, MS) (introduced)
Pheidole morrisi Forel (AL, AR, FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Pheidole obscurithorax Naves (AL, FL, GA, MS) (introduced)
Pheidole pelor Wilson [AR]
Pheidole pilifera (Roger) (AL, AR, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Pheidole soritis Wheeler (AR, MS)
Pheidole tetra Creighton (AL, AR, GA, LA, MS)
Pheidole tysoni Forel (AL, AR, FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Pheidole sp.-01 (AL, FL, MS, TN)

Tribe Crematogastrini
Crematogaster ashmeadi Mayr (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest)
Crematogaster atkinsoni Wheeler (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC)
Crematogaster cerasi (Fitch) (AL, AR, FL, GA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Crematogaster laeviuscula Mayr (AR ,MO)
Crematogaster lineolata (Say) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest)
Crematogaster minutissima Mayr (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Crematogaster missuriensis Emery (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA?, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Crematogaster obscurata (Emery) (FL) (introduced)
Crematogaster pilosa Emery (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN) (pest)
Crematogaster pinicola Deyrup & Cover (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS)
Crematogaster vermiculata Emery (AL, FL, LA, MS, NC)
Crematogaster sp.-02 (FL)

Tribe Formicoxenini
Cardiocondyla emeryi Forel (FL) (introduced)
Cardiocondyla minutior Forel (AL?, FL, GA?, LA?, SC?) (introduced)
Cardiocondyla obscurior Wheeler (FL, MS) (introduced)
Cardiocondyla venustula Wheeler (AR, FL, LA) (introduced)
Cardiocondyla wroughtonii (Forel) (FL, GA, LA) (introduced)
Protomognathus americanus (Emery) (AL, AR, MO, MS, NC)
Temnothorax allardycei (Mann) (FL) (introduced)
Temnothorax ambiguus (Emery) (AR, MO)
Temnothorax bradleyi (Wheeler) (AL, FL, GA, LA)
Temnothorax curvispinosus (Mayr) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Temnothorax longispinosus (Roger) (AL, GA, MO, MS, NC, TN)
Temnothorax minutissimus Smith (NC)
Temnothorax palustris Deyrup & Cover (FL)
Temnothorax pergandei (Emery) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Temnothorax schaumii (Roger) (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Temnothorax smithi (Baroni Urbani) (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, TN)
Temnothorax texanus (Wheeler) (AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC)
Temnothorax torrei (Aguayo) (FL)
Temnothorax tuscaloosae (Wilson) (AL, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Xenomyrmex floridanus Emery (FL)

Tribe Myrmecinini
Myrmecina americana Emery (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Myrmecina sp.-01 (FL, TN)

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