Interested in keeping up with the world of ants? Check out these ant-related resources (updated June 2019).
- AntArk – a (growing) introduction to myrmecology
- Antbase.net older taxonomic database
- AntCat (“… a catalog and bibliography of the taxonomy of the world’s ants.”)
- AntCube – Professional Ant Keeping
- Ant Hill Wood (About British ant species and more)
- AntKey (ID guide, particularly introduced species)
- Ant Profiler database of ecological characteristics of ants
- AntsCanada (All the gear and information you will need to rear ants or make ant farms.)
Ants Down Under (CSIRO)Moved to AntWiki
- Ants of Cachoeira Nature Reserve (The species list has links with photos of species)
- Ants of Costa Rica (older)
- Ants of Cowling Arboretum and McKnight Prairie (Minnesota)
- AntManUk – Ant keeping tutorial videos
- Antmaps.org is an interactive resource that shows distribution of ant species throughout the world
- Ant Profiler is a searchable database of the ecological characteristics of many ants
- Ants of Africa
- Ants of New Guinea
- Ants of New Zealand (Factsheets)
Ants of the Southwest (Dale Ward)
- Australian Ant Image Database
- Canada Ant Farm also has a blog
- Carebara diversa (and other Asian ants)
- Discover Life -Formicidae lists
- Entomological News, Ants category
- Formicidae page at Encyclopedia of Life
- Formis – a searchable bibliography of ant literature
- Global Ants Database
- Japanese Ant Image Database
- Michael’s Ant Website
- Moreau Lab
- Myrm’s Ant Nest
- Navajo Ant Project
- Pacific Invasive Ant Key
- Regional Cente for Ant Research – Sri Lanka
- School of Ants (Dr. Andrea Lucky, Department of Entomology & Nematology, University of Florida)
- SI AntLab (Smithsonian, with William L. Brown Jr. Digital Library)
- The Ants of North America (William and Emma Mackay, last updated in 2003)
- Wild South Australia (Check out the Quick ID gallery)
- Ant Hill World
- The Ant Farm and Myrmecology Forum (at Yuku)
- Ants & Myrmecology Forum at Formiculture.com
- AntsCanada Forum
(Public domain image by Alex Wild)
- Alex’s Blog
- AntBlog (Associated with AntWeb, last posted May 24, 2015)
- Ant Ecology and Other Adventures (Ann Mayo’s journal from 2014)
- Ants of Southern Africa (last posted 2014)
- Ant Visions (last posted June 2016)
- AntyScience (Nick Bos, last posted Feb. 2016)
- Ant Universe (new blog from Matthew in Australia)
- Biodiverse Gardens (active)
- The Daily Ant (active)
- Eli M. Sarnat (last posted Sept. 2017)
- Ecologist’s Field Notes Category Formicidae (active)
- Historias de Hormigas (En Español) (Last posted Nov. 2017)
- Hormigalia Blog (En Español) affiliated with a business of the same name (active)
- Insectessociaux (Social insects in general)(active)
- Myrmecological News Blog (active)
- Myrmecos (Alex Wild, previously at WordPress) (active)
- Myrmecophilie (In French) (active)
- School of Ants Blog (updated infrequently)
- Small Pond Science – the “ant science” category(active)
- University of Southern Bohemia and Biology Centre CAS Ant Research Group(active)
Social Media/Networking Sites
- The Ultimate Ants & Myrmecology Facebook Group
- Ants California – Facebook
- Ants – Google Plus
- The Ultimate Ants & Myrmecology Community – Google Plus
Note: Google Plus is going away soon.
19 Replies to “Ant-related Websites, Forums and Blogs”
Another forum for and about Ants: http://forum.antscanada.com/
Thank you Mike for the heads up.
Hi , Another website to consider http://www.antkeeping.co.uk , it is made by a ant keeping guy on Youtube named AntManUK
Thanks Kevin/ Adding it now…
Thank you Roberta.
Hi, you seem to be missing the largest UK based ant forum. This is Ant Hill World and can be found here} http://queenant.proboards.com/
Thanks. Adding it now…
There is a website called taxonomers (http://www.taxonomers.com) that shows the distribution of ants as well. It is less professional than antmaps but most data contributed by individuals are in recent years.
Thank you for the info. For those interested, you are required to sign up for access.
Hello, my name is Jose Blanco from Spain and I think it is a good idea to be in main.
Especially because are in Spanish.
Always nice to hear about more websites. Note: the first link is not correct, but I was able to find it.
HELLO!I live in Delta,Nigeria.When can i see black ants queens?
Sorry, I don’t have any idea. Anyone here able to help Emmanuel?
I have started a new Ant blog, can you add Antuniverse.com?
Okay. Good luck with your project. Mine has been sadly neglected lately.
Hi i am hem from India i wanted to know that when did campnotous species have their naptual flights
Hey! Could you add http://www.canada-ant-colony.com ?
It’s a newer ant seller site in Canada
Hello, could you please add us too Roberta.
We are a Glas Formicarium producer for ant keeping, based in Berlin Germany.
many Thanks in advance & a happy new year to you.