Ants of Guatemala

Report by John T. (Jack) Longino, The Evergreen State College.

This is a partial list of the ants of Guatemala. It is not an exhaustive list based on literature and museum holdings. It is based on specimen records currently in the AntWeb database. Much of the material listed comes from Project LLAMA. 391 taxa are listed on this page.

This is a static webpage with links to the AntWeb species pages, where you can see distribution maps on Google Earth. If links are dead, that means the database has changed as hypotheses of species boundaries evolve and names change.

The LLAMA project has not emphasized arboreal ants.

Individual site reports:

Cerro Pinal—n
Biotopo El Quetzal
La Uni—n
Monta–a Chiclera
Cerro Cahu’ and Tikal National Park
Cerro Santiago
Cerro Carmona
Volc‡n Atitl‡n


Tatuidris JTL001
Tatuidris tatusia


Amblyopone degenerata
Amblyopone orizabana
Prionopelta amabilis
Prionopelta modesta


Cerapachys JTL002
Cerapachys JTL005
Cerapachys JTL007
Cerapachys JTL009
Cerapachys JTL010
Cerapachys JTL011
Cylindromyrmex brevitarsus
Cylindromyrmex meinerti


Azteca alfari
Azteca coeruleipennis
Azteca forelii
Azteca gnava
Azteca instabilis
Azteca longiceps
Azteca nigricans
Azteca pittieri
Azteca schimperi
Azteca sericea
Azteca sericeasur
Azteca xanthochroa
Dolichoderus bispinosus
Dolichoderus lutosus
Forelius damiani
Tapinoma (multiple species, no attempt to sort)
Tapinoma melanocephalum
Technomyrmex JTL001


Cheliomyrmex morosus
Eciton parvispinum
Eciton hamatum
Eciton mexicanum
Eciton vagans
Labidus coecus
Labidus praedator
Neivamyrmex impudens
Neivamyrmex JTL008
Neivamyrmex JTL009
Neivamyrmex JTL010
Neivamyrmex JTL011
Neivamyrmex macrodentatus
Neivamyrmex mexicanus
Neivamyrmex punctaticeps
Neivamyrmex radoszkowskyi
Neivamyrmex sumichrasti
Neivamyrmex swainsonii
Nomamyrmex wilsoni


Ectatomma ruidum
Ectatomma tuberculatum
Gnamptogenys curtula
Gnamptogenys interrupta
Gnamptogenys mecotyle
Gnamptogenys minuta
Gnamptogenys porcata
Gnamptogenys simulans
Gnamptogenys strigata
Gnamptogenys sulcata
Typhlomyrmex pusillus
Typhlomyrmex rogenhoferi


Acropyga exsanguis
Acropyga fuhrmanni
Acropyga panamensis
Acropyga smithii
Brachymyrmex (multiple species, little attempt to sort)
Brachymyrmex cavernicola
Brachymyrmex coactus
Brachymyrmex heeri
Brachymyrmex obscurior
Camponotus abscisus
Camponotus atriceps
Camponotus excisus
Camponotus integellus
Camponotus JTL062
Camponotus JTL067
Camponotus linnaei
Camponotus mucronatus
Camponotus nitidior
Camponotus novogranadensis
Camponotus planatus
Camponotus raphaelis
Camponotus rectangularis
Camponotus sanctaefidei
Camponotus sericeiventris
Myrmelachista JTL023
Myrmelachista plebecula
Myrmelachista skwarrae
Myrmelachista zeledoni
Nylanderia (former Paratrechina) (multiple species, little attempt to sort)
Nylanderia steinheili
Paratrechina longicornis


Acanthoponera minor


Leptanilloides JTL002
Leptanilloides JTL003


Acanthognathus ocellatus
Acanthognathus teledectus
Acromyrmex coronatus
Acromyrmex echinatior
Adelomyrmex JTL008
Adelomyrmex JTL009
Adelomyrmex JTL011
Adelomyrmex JTL013
Adelomyrmex JTL015
Adelomyrmex JTL018
Adelomyrmex longinoi
Adelomyrmex mackayi
Adelomyrmex micans
Adelomyrmex myops
Adelomyrmex robustus
Adelomyrmex silvestrii
Adelomyrmex tristani
Aphaenogaster JTL002
Apterostigma JTL018
Apterostigma JTL019
Apterostigma pilosum
Atta cephalotes
Atta mexicana
Cardiocondyla minutior
Carebara intermedia
Carebara urichi
Cephalotes cristatus
Cephalotes maculatus
Cephalotes minutus
Cephalotes pallens
Cephalotes porrasi
Cephalotes scutulatus
Cephalotes umbraculatus
Crematogaster brasiliensis
Crematogaster carinata
Crematogaster crinosa
Crematogaster curvispinosa
Crematogaster evallans
Crematogaster formosa
Crematogaster limata
Crematogaster montezumia
Crematogaster nigropilosa
Crematogaster obscurata
Crematogaster rochai
Crematogaster stollii
Crematogaster sumichrasti
Crematogaster torosa
Cyphomyrmex costatus
Cyphomyrmex JTL010
Cyphomyrmex major
Cyphomyrmex rimosus s.l.
Cyphomyrmex salvini
Eurhopalothrix bolaui
Eurhopalothrix gravis
Eurhopalothrix JTL009
Hylomyrma dentiloba
Lachnomyrmex scrobiculatus
Megalomyrmex drifti
Megalomyrmex incisus
Megalomyrmex silvestrii
Monomorium ebeninum
Monomorium floricola
Mycetosoritis hartmanni
Myrmicocrypta (no attempt to sort)
Nesomyrmex echinatinodis
Nesomyrmex dalmasi
Nesomyrmex pittieri
Nesomyrmex pleuriticus
Octostruma balzani s.l.
Octostruma iheringi
Octostruma JTL004
Octostruma JTL005
Octostruma JTL008
Octostruma JTL010
Octostruma rugiferoides
Octostruma wheeleri
Perissomyrmex snyderi
Pheidole absurda
Pheidole acamata
Pheidole albipes
Pheidole anastasii
Pheidole biconstricta
Pheidole bigote
Pheidole bilimeki
Pheidole branstetteri
Pheidole browni
Pheidole carapuna
Pheidole celaena
Pheidole citrina
Pheidole colobopsis
Pheidole cramptoni
Pheidole deceptrix
Pheidole dossena
Pheidole fallax
Pheidole fimbriata
Pheidole flavens
Pheidole glomericeps
Pheidole gouldi
Pheidole gulo
Pheidole harrisonfordi
Pheidole inermis
Pheidole janzeni
Pheidole JTL078
Pheidole JTL149
Pheidole JTL158
Pheidole JTL161
Pheidole JTL162
Pheidole JTL169
Pheidole JTL170
Pheidole JTL175
Pheidole JTL187
Pheidole JTL188
Pheidole JTL190
Pheidole JTL191
Pheidole JTL193
Pheidole JTL195
Pheidole JTL196
Pheidole JTL197
Pheidole JTL199
Pheidole JTL200
Pheidole JTL201
Pheidole JTL202
Pheidole kukrana
Pheidole maja
Pheidole mera
Pheidole mooreorum
Pheidole nebulosa
Pheidole nitella
Pheidole nitidicollis
Pheidole oaxacana
Pheidole olsoni
Pheidole perpusilla
Pheidole prattorum
Pheidole protensa
Pheidole psilogaster
Pheidole pubiventris
Pheidole punctatissima
Pheidole purpurea
Pheidole rectisentis
Pheidole rectispina
Pheidole rectitrudis
Pheidole roushae
Pheidole rugiceps
Pheidole simonsi
Pheidole specularis
Pheidole striaticeps
Pheidole subarmata
Pheidole susannae
Pheidole tristicula
Pheidole tschinkeli
Pheidole tuxtlasana
Pheidole ursus
Pheidole vorax
Pheidole wardi
Pheidole xyston
Pogonomyrmex guatemaltecus
Procryptocerus mayri
Procryptocerus scabriusculus
Pyramica alberti
Pyramica azteca
Pyramica brevicornis
Pyramica cassicuspis
Pyramica eggersi
Pyramica excisa
Pyramica fridericimuelleri
Pyramica gundlachi
Pyramica JTL014
Pyramica JTL015
Pyramica JTL016
Pyramica JTL018
Pyramica margaritae
Pyramica nigrescens
Pyramica prex
Pyramica probatrix
Pyramica rogata
Pyramica subedentata
Pyramica turpis
Rhopalothrix JTL002
Rhopalothrix JTL003
Rhopalothrix stannardi
Rhopalothrix weberi
Rogeria belti
Rogeria cornuta
Rogeria creightoni
Rogeria cuneola
Rogeria foreli
Rogeria inermis
Rogeria innotabilis
Rogeria JTL006
Rogeria JTL009
Rogeria tonduzi
Sericomyrmex aztecus
Solenopsis (multiple species, little attempt to sort)
Solenopsis geminata
Solenopsis globularia
Solenopsis picea
Solenopsis subterranea
Solenopsis succinea
Solenopsis terricola
Stenamma diversum
Stenamma felixi
Stenamma manni
Stenamma mgb01
Stenamma mgb02
Stenamma mgb04
Stenamma mgb08
Stenamma mgb09
Stenamma mgb10
Stenamma mgb12
Stenamma mgb15
Stenamma mgb20
Stenamma mgb22
Stenamma mgb23
Stenamma mgb24
Stenamma mgb27
Stenamma mgb29
Stenamma mgb47
Strumigenys biolleyi
Strumigenys boneti
Strumigenys calamita
Strumigenys cosmostela
Strumigenys elongata
Strumigenys emeryi
Strumigenys JTL013
Strumigenys JTL014
Strumigenys JTL015
Strumigenys JTL016
Strumigenys lanuginosa
Strumigenys ludia
Strumigenys mixta
Strumigenys smithii
Strumigenys spathula
Temnothorax JTL007
Temnothorax JTL008
Temnothorax JTL009
Temnothorax JTL010
Temnothorax JTL014
Temnothorax JTL015
Temnothorax JTL016
Trachymyrmex bugnioni
Trachymyrmex cornetzi
Trachymyrmex intermedius
Trachymyrmex JTL003
Trachymyrmex JTL008
Tranopelta gilva
Wasmannia auropunctata
Wasmannia rochai
Wasmannia scrobifera
Xenomyrmex floridanus


Anochetus mayri
Anochetus micans
Belonopelta deletrix
Cryptopone gilva
Hypoponera (multiple species, little attempt to sort)
Hypoponera nitidula
Hypoponera parva
Hypoponera punctatissima
Leptogenys imperatrix
Leptogenys JTL009
Leptogenys JTL013
Leptogenys JTL014
Leptogenys JTL016
Leptogenys JTL017
Leptogenys JTL018
Odontomachus chelifer
Odontomachus hastatus
Odontomachus laticeps
Odontomachus meinerti
Odontomachus opaciventris
Odontomachus ruginodis
Odontomachus yucatecas
Pachycondyla apicalis
Pachycondyla carinulata
Pachycondyla crenata
Pachycondyla curvinodis
Pachycondyla harpax
Pachycondyla impressa
Pachycondyla JTL008
Pachycondyla JTL014
Pachycondyla JTL016
Pachycondyla JTL017
Pachycondyla JTL021
Pachycondyla JTL022
Pachycondyla pergandei
Pachycondyla stigma
Pachycondyla unidentata
Pachycondyla verenae
Pachycondyla villosa
Platythyrea prizo
Platythyrea punctata
Ponera JTL002
Thaumatomyrmex ferox


Discothyrea denticulata
Discothyrea horni
Discothyrea humilis
Discothyrea JTL007
Discothyrea JTL010
Discothyrea JTL013
Probolomyrmex petiolatus
Proceratium mancum
Proceratium mexicanum
Proceratium micrommatum
Proceratium tio


(A sparse list; P. S. Ward has many additional records and will help augment this list when LLAMA material processed)

Pseudomyrmex boopis
Pseudomyrmex cubaensis
Pseudomyrmex elongatus
Pseudomyrmex euryblemma
Pseudomyrmex ferrugineus
Pseudomyrmex filiformis
Pseudomyrmex gracilis
Pseudomyrmex ita
Pseudomyrmex oculatus
Pseudomyrmex peperi
Pseudomyrmex PSW02
Pseudomyrmex PSW44
Pseudomyrmex salvini
Pseudomyrmex simplex
Pseudomyrmex tenuissimus

Page author:

John T. Longino, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505

Date of this version: 10 July 2011.

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