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ANTS OF CURAÇAO, species list

Peter Boer

This list is the result of the identification of samples collected between 1930 and 1970 by H.J. MacGillavry, P. Wagenaar Hummelinck, R.H. Cobben (all in collection Naturalis Biodiversity Center), J.K.Wetterer between 2004 and 2011, with a few additions from third parties and from literature.
Most identifications are done by the author.



Dolichoderinae

Azteca delpini
Dolichoderus bispinosus
Dorymyrmex antillanus/insanus
Dorymyrmex bicolor
Dorymyrmex biconis
Tapinoma melanocephalum
 
Dorylinae
Neivamyrmex curvinotus
Neivamyrmex iridescens
 
Ectatomminae
Ectatomma ruidum

 

Formicinae

Brachymyrmex australis
Brachymyrmex obscurior
Brachymyrmex patagonicus
Camponotus atriceps
Camponotus bispinosus
Camponotus blandus
Camponotus claviscapus
Camponotus coloratus
Camponotus lindigi
Camponotus sexguttatus
Camponotus zoc
Nylanderia guatemalensis
Nylanderia steinheili
Paratrechina longicornis
 

Myrmicinae

Acromyrmex santschii
Atta cephalotes
Cardiocondyla emeryi
Cardiocondyla mauritanica
Crematogaster crinosa
Crematogaster obscurata
Cyphomyrmex minutus
Kalathomyrmex emeryi
Monomorium floricola
Monomorium pharaonis
Paratrachymyrmex bugnioni
Pheidole exigua
Pheidole fallax
Pheidole indica
Pheidole longiscapa
Pheidole megacephala
Pheidole radoszkowskii
Rogeria curvipubens
Solenopsis azteca
Solenopsis geminata
Solenopsis globularia species complex
Solenopsis pollux
Solenopsis subterranea
Solenopsis zeteki
Strumigenys eggersi
Strumigenys emmae
Strumigenys louisianae
Strumigenys schmalzi
Strumigenys silvestrii
Tetramorium caldarium
Tetramorium lanuginosum
Tetramorium simillimum
Trichomyrmex destructor
Wasmannia auropunctata
 

Ponerinae

Hypoponera ergatandria
Hypoponera opaciceps
Hypoponera opacior
Odontomachus bauri
Odontomachus ruginodis
Platythyrea punctata
 
Pseudomyrmicinae
 
Pseudomyrmex curacaensis
Pseudomyrmex elongatulus
Pseudomyrmex flavidulus
Pseudomyrmex PSW005 *
Pseudomyrmex simplex
Pseudomyrmex tenuissimus
Pseudomyrmex termitarius

* see identification key


 

 

 

 

 

 


Iguana in Lagun Bay, habitat of Azteca delpini.
Photo: R. Schmitz.curacao_leguaan

 

pseudomyrmex

Pseudomyrmex curacaensis is originally described from Curaçao by Forel in 1912. Photo: antweb.org.

 

Ectatomma ruidum a very rare and perhaps extinct species on Curacao. Photo: antweb.org.

 

 

An identification key of the ants of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao is presented here.

 

 


 

See also: http://www.dutchcaribbeanspecies.org/

 
 
Peter Boer, version 3.0, 23.11.2021