Ants of Petit Jean State Park, Conway County, Arkansas (species list)
Joe MacGown and JoVonn G. Hill


The following is a list of ants collected at Petit Jean State Park in Conway County, Arkansas by MacGown, Hill, and other participants of the 2008 William H. Cross Expedition from 4-7 August 2008. A total of 56 species of ants were collected on the trip, several of which were new records for Arkansas. For more information about this Cross expedition, go to the 2008 Cross Expedition Log.

The list presented is arranged alphabetically by genus.

Aphaenogaster carolinensis Wheeler
Aphaenogaster fulva Roger
Aphaenogaster lamellidens Mayr
Aphaenogaster treatae Forel
Brachymyrmex depilis Emery
Camponotus americanus Mayr (pest)
Camponotus castaneus (Latreille)
Camponotus chromaiodes Bolton
Camponotus pennsylvanicus (DeGeer) (pest)
Camponotus snellingi Bolton (pest)
Crematogaster ashmeadi Mayr (pest)
Crematogaster lineolata (Say)(pest)
Crematogaster missuriensis Emery
Crematogaster pilosa Emery
Cryptone gilva (Roger)
Discothyrea testacea Roger
Forelius mccooki (McCook)

Formica biophilica Trager
Formica pallidefulva Latreille
Formica rubicunda Emery
Formica subsericea Say

Lasius alienus (Foerster) (introduced, pest)
Monomorium minimum (Buckley) (pest)
Myrmecina americana Emery
Nylanderia faisonensis (Forel)
Nylanderia parvula (Mayr)
Neivamyrmex nigrescens (Cresson)
Hypoponera opacior (Forel)
Pheidole bicarinata Mayr
Pheidole dentata Mayr
Pheidole soritis Wheeler
Pheidole tetra Creighton
Pheidole tysoni Forel
Polyergus breviceps Emery
Ponera exotica Smith
Ponera pennsylvanica Buckley
Prenolepis imparis (Say) (pest?)
Proceratium croceum (Roger)
Proceratium silaceum Roger
Solenopsis carolinensis Forel
Solenopsis invicta Buren (introduced, pest)
Stigmatomma pallipes (Haldeman)
Strumigenys angulata Smith
Strumigenys louisianae Roger
Strumigenys metazytes (Bolton)
Strumigenys ohioensis Kennedy & Schramm
Strumigenys ornata Mayr
Strumigenys reflexa Wesson & Wesson
Strumigenys rostrata Emery
Strumigenys talpa Weber
Tapinoma sessile (Say) (pest)
Temnothorax curvispinosus (Mayr)
Temnothorax pergandei (Emery)
Temnothorax schaumii (Roger)
Temnothorax texanus (Wheeler)

Trachymyrmex septentrionalis (McCook)