ANTS OF IPSWICH RIVER

METADATA

LIST IS ALPHABETICAL ORDER

Myrmica rubra , the European Fire Ant, is a stinging ant found mostly on Cape Ann but has been confirmed in Topsfield by Professor Eldridge Adams at UConn.

Here’s a list of species discovered at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary in Topsfield.  The list is supplied by Dr. Robert Buchsbaum of the MAS staff.

CLASS

Insecta

ORDER

Hymenoptera

Lists by Prof. E Adams and Dr. R. Buchsbaum

PHOTO: R. Edwards personal key to the Ants of Cape Cod.

Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Formica subsericea

Lasius alienus

Lasius nearcticus Aphaenogaster rudis

Myrmica detritinodis

Myrmica punctiventris

Temnothorax schaumii