Identification guide to the ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) genera of Minnesota

The keys to genera are listed below by subfamily:





Genera marked with an asterisk have not been collected in Cowling Arboretum or McKnight Prairie, although they have been collected in other areas of Minnesota or in surrounding states. The states where the genus has been collected are listed in parenthesis when the taxa is reached in the key.

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