Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR)

Cardiocondyla minutior
(Formicidae)

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Species description or overview

Cardiocondyla minutior information from AntWeb
AntWeb provides images of the ant Cardiocondyla minutior, along with distribution information for Hawaii.

Cardiocondyla minutior overview
This brief overview of Cardiocondyla minutior is from New Zealand's Landcare Research.


Taxonomy & nomenclature

Cardiocondyla minutior information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Cardiocondyla minutior, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.


Identification

Key to ant species in Hawaii
13 physical characteristics are the basis of this computer-assisted key for identifying the 48 species of ants in Hawaii.

AntWeb field guide to the ant species of Hawaii View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Images of 20 of the ant species of Hawaii help to identify the species.


Prevention

Change in Quarantine Action Policy for Ants Intercepted from Commodities Destined to the State of Hawaii
A policy change regarding quarantine action for ants intercepted from commodities in Hawaii is detailed here. The revised policy went into effect 10 April 2002.


Images

Cardiocondyla minutior images (Starr)
Images of Cardiocondyla minutior (Formicidae) (cardiocondyla ant are provided by from Forest and Kim Starr.

Cardiocondyla minutior images from Discover Life
High quality images and a brief description of Cardiocondyla minutior are on this site.

Cardiocondyla nuda images (Starr)
Images of Cardiocondyla nuda (Formicidae) (cardiocondyla ant are provided by from Forest and Kim Starr.


Distribution

Confirmation of the establishment of Cardiocondyla minutior in New Zealand View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Cardiocondyla minutior and two other adventive exotic ant species are discovered in New Zealand (full article from New Zealand Entomologist, 2001).


Discussion forums

Pacific Ant Group e-mail list (PAG-L@HAWAII.EDU)
The Pacific Ant Group discussion forum facilitates communication toward preventing establishment of Red Imported fire ant and other invasive ants on Pacific islands.


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