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Antkey

Welcome. Antkey is a community resource for the identification of invasive, introduced and commonly intercepted ant species from across the globe. You can register for an account to contribute to the site, visit the forum to discuss  topics related to introduced ants and site development, and visit the blog for the latest updates.

Lucid Key | identify specimens
Taxa | explore species pages
Checklists | browse species lists
Media | search for images
Videos | watch video clips of ants
Glossary | learn morphological terms
Literature | find relevant literature
Community | discuss & contribute

To search for species or glossary terms use the search bar above and select Taxonomy.
Images below are not formatted for this front page template. If one catches your eye filter through the media gallery or copy the caption and paste into the search bar (best to surround search terms with "quotation marks").