Ecological Archives E083-045-A1

Lloyd W. Morrison. 2002. Long-term impacts of an arthropod-community invasion by the imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Ecology 83:2337-2345.

Appendix A. List of ant species records from Brackenridge Field Laboratory (University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA) both before and ~12 yr after the Solenopsis invicta invasion.

PONERINAE Present pre-1989 Present 1999‡
Tribe Proceratiini
Proceratium micrommatum (Roger) + -
Tribe Ponerini
Hypoponera opaciceps (Mayr) + +
Hypoponera opacior (Forel) + +
Leptogenys elongata (Buckley) + +
Odontomachus clarus Roger + +
Pachycondyla harpax (Fabricius) + +
CERAPACHYINAE
Tribe Cerapachyini
Cerapachys augustae Wheeler + -
ECITONINAE
Tribe Ecitonini
Neivamyrmex nigrescens (Cresson) + -
Neivamyrmex opacithorax (Emery) - +
Neivamyrmex texanus Watkins + -
PSEUDOMYRMECINAE
Pseudomyrmex ejectus (F. Smith) + +
Pseudomyrmex pallidus (F. Smith) + +
MYRMICINAE
Tribe Myrmicini
Pogonomyrmex barbatus (F. Smith) + +
Tribe Pheidolini
Aphaenogaster texana Wheeler + +
Pheidole bicarinata Mayr + +
Pheidole constipata Wheeler + +
Pheidole dentata Mayr + +
Pheidoletetra Wheeler - +
Pheidole floridana Emery + +
Pheidole hyatti Emery + +
Pheidole lamia Wheeler + -
Pheidole metallescens Emery + -
Pheidole sp. (near lamia) + +
Pheidole sitarches Wheeler + +
Pheidole sp. (near casta) + -
Tribe Crematogastrini
Crematogaster ashmeadi Mayr - +
Crematogaster laeviuscula Mayr + +
Crematogaster lineolata (Say) + +
Crematogaster minutissima Mayr + +
Tribe Solenopsidini
Monomorium minimum (Buckley) + +
Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius) + +
Solenopsis invicta Buren § + +
Solenopsis texana Emery + +
Solenopsis (Diplorhoptrum)sp. + -
Tribe Pheidologetonini
Oligomyrmex longii (Wheeler) + -
Tribe Myrmecinini
Myrmecina americana Emery + +
Tribe Formicoxenini
Leptothorax obturator Wheeler + -
Leptothorax subditivus (Wheeler) + +
Leptothorax terrigena Wheeler + -
Tribe Tetramoriini
Tetramorium bicarinatum (Nylander) + -
Tetramorium spinosum (Pergande) + -
Tribe Dacetini
Pyramica margaritae (Forel) - +
Pyramica membranifera (Emery) - +
Strumigenys louisianae Roger + +
Strumigenys silvestrii Emery + +
Tribe Attini
Atta texana (Buckley) + +
Cyphomyrmex rimosus (Spinola) + +
Trachymyrmex turrifex (Wheeler) + +
DOLICHODERINAE
Dorymyrmex flavus McCook + +
Forelius mccooki (McCook) + +
Forelius pruinosus (Roger) - +
FORMICINAE
Tribe Brachymyrmecini
Brachymyrmex depilis Emery + +
Brachymyrmex musculus Forel - +
Tribe Camponotini
Camponotus americanus Mayr + +
Camponotus etiolatus Wheeler + +
Camponotus festinatus (Buckley) + +
Camponotus impressus (Roger) + -
Camponotus pennsylvanicus (De Geer) + +
Camponotus sansabeanus (Buckley) + +
Camponotus sayi Emery + +
Camponotus texanus Wheeler + +
Camponotus vicinus Mayr + -
Tribe Lasiini
Paratrechina terricola (Buckley) + +
Tribe Formicini
Formica pallidefulva Latreille + +

Pre-1989 records based on collections of, species lists compiled by, and personal communications with, D. H. Feener, Jr., S. D. Porter, and B. Van Eimeren.

1999 records from collections made by L. W. Morrison, E. A. Kawazoe, and X. Lacaze (April - August 1999), and compiled by L. W. Morrison (August 1999).

§ Although Bolton (1995) points out that S. wagneri is technically the correct name, the name S. invicta has been conserved (Anon. 2001).

Literature cited

Anonymous. 2001. International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, Opinion 1976: Solenopsis invicta Buren, 1972 (Insecta, Hymenoptera): specific name conserved. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 58:156-157.

Bolton, B. 1995. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Bolton, B. 1999. Ant genera of the tribe Dacetonini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Natural History 33:1639-1689.



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