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Ant-related Websites, Forums and Blogs

Interested in keeping up with the world of ants? Check out these ant-related resources (updated November 2018).


AntArk - a (growing) introduction to myrmecology older taxonomic database

AntCat ("... a catalog and bibliography of the taxonomy of the world's ants.")

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 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

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)


Ant Hill World

The Ant Farm and Myrmecology Forum (at Yuku)

Ants & Myrmecology Forum at

AntsCanada Forum

World of Myrmecology (ant keeping forum)


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)

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

15 thoughts on “Ant-related Websites, Forums and Blogs

  1. Roberta

    Always nice to hear about more websites. Note: the first link is not correct, but I was able to find it.

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