• Amblyopone pallipes

    Size: 4.5mm - 6.5mm
    A. pallipes is variable, but typically-brown to very dark reddish-brown with mandibles, antennae, and legs yellowish-brown; tenerals (incompletely pigmented adults) More Info
  • Aphaenogaster fulva

    Size: 4.4mm - 6.7mm
    Medium to very dark reddish-brown, mandibles slightly paler, antennae apically and legs apically and basally paler; head with rugoes/reticulate sculpture, More Info
  • Aphaenogaster lamellidens

    Size: 6.3mm - 6.7mm
    Orangish- to reddish-brown, gaster somewhat paler (yellowish-brown), body darker overall in one variety, mandibles and antennal funiculus paler, legs paler More Info
  • Aphaenogaster mariae

    Size: 5mm - 6mm
    Medium to dark reddish-brown, base of gaster paler, mandibles, antennae apically, coxae, and tarsi slightly to distinctly paler; head and More Info
  • Aphaenogaster picea

    Size: 4mm - 6.2mm
    Dark reddish-brown to dark blackish-brown, mandibles and apical four segments of antennae slightly paler, legs often distinctly paler (light to More Info
  • Brachymyrmex depilis

    Size: 1.2mm - 1.4mm
    The species name depilis means without hair. These tiny, mostly subterranean ants apparently receive most of their nutrition from honeydew-producing More Info
  • Camponotus castaneus

    Size: 8.6mm - 11mm
    Pale brownish-yellow to orangish-brown, alitrunk often slightly paler than head and gaster, mandibles usually darker than head, antennae slightly darker, More Info
  • Camponotus chromaiodes

    Camponotus (C.) chromaiodes
    Size: 5.3mm - 13.1mm
    This common species is usually darkly bicolor red. It seems to often largely replace C. pennsylvanicus in southern Ohio woodlands More Info
  • Cardiochondyla obscurior

    Size: mm - mm
    This is an Old World genus of small, omnivorous ants that contains several cosmopolitan tramp species (Seifert 2003). Whereas most More Info
  • Hypoponera ragusai

    Size: 2.3mm - 2.9mm
    Light to medium brownish-yellow; head very finely punctate,glossy. The broader, subrectangular petiolar scale will distinguish this spe­cies from H. opacior More Info
  • Lasius Neoniger

    Size: 2.6mm - 3.8mm
    This is the dominant ant of open lawns and fields in our area, and is replaced in woodlands by L. alienus. More Info
  • Ponera pennsylvanica

    Ponera pennsylvanica
    Size: 3mm - 3.8mm
    Variable, but typically very dark reddish-brown to nearly black, mandibles, append ages, and the tip of the gaster paler (brownish-yellow More Info
  • Prenolepis imparis

    Size: 2.8mm - 4.4mm
    One of the earliest ants to appear in the spring, it prefers cooler temperatures for foraging than most of our More Info
  • Proceratium croceum

    Size: 3.7mm - 4mm
    Brownish-orange to reddish-brown, including mandibles and appendages; head and alitrunk coarsely sculptured. Recognized by the shape of the petiolar node More Info
  • Proceratium pergandei

    Size: 3.6mm - 4.2mm
    Reddish-brown, antennae and legs paler, head and alitrunk finely sculptured, surface moderately dull; body finely pubescent. This very distinct species More Info