ANTS OF IPSWICH RIVER

METADATA

CLASS

Insecta

ORDER

Hymenoptera

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

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

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.

Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Formica subsericea

Lasius alienus

Lasius nearcticus Aphaenogaster rudis

Myrmica detritinodis

Myrmica punctiventris

Temnothorax schaumii