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Species description or overview

Tetramorium simillimum overview from Landcare Research
This overview of Tetramorium simillimum includes classification, synonyms, distribution, biology, and pest status from the Landcare Research of Biosecurity New Zealand.

Taxonomy & nomenclature

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

Tetramorium simillimum (Smith, 1851) taxonomy from ITIS
ITIS, the Integrated Taxonomic Information System, lists taxonomic data for Tetramorium simillimum and allows searches of other databases.


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.


Ant predators of sugarcane rootstock borers View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Ants are primary predators of first instar larvae of Diaprepes abbreviatus in Florida citrus groves (Florida Entomologist, 1986).

Behavioral responses of the Formosan subterranean termite to semiochemicals of seven ant species (abstract)
Formosan termites responded differently to semiochemicals of different ant species ( Environmental Entomology, 1994) .

Interactions of three ant species with the Formosan subterranean termite (abstract)
Tetramorium simillimum caused significant mortality of termite soldiers in laboratory tests (Sociobiology, 1995).


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.


Tetramorium simillimum images (Starr)
Images of Tetramorium simillimum (Formicidae) (tetramorium ant are provided by from Forest and Kim Starr.

Tetramorium simillimum images from JAnt
Images of Tetramorium simillimum, its description and distribution in Japan are on this Japanese Ant Database page.

Tetramorium simillimum images from AntWeb
This AntWeb site allows comparisons of close-up images of individuals within the species Tetramorium simillimum.

Tetramorium simillimum images from Discover Life
Links, high quality images, and references for Tetramorium simillimum are presented by Discover Life.

Ants in Hawaii images
Images of many ant species found in Hawaii are on this page of photos taken by Neil Reimer, Hawaii State Department of Agriculture.


ntroduced ant species and mechanisms of competition on Floreana Island, Galapagos (abstract)
Relative populations of fourteen ant species on Floreana Island are in flux, suggesting the colonization process is still dynamic (Sociobiology, 1995).

Ants of Bermuda
The specimen records of 20 ant species of Bermuda are reviewed (Florida Entomologist, 2004).

Tetramorium simillimum global distribution
This interactive global map from Discover Life shows collection information for Tetramorium simillimum from Florida Atlantic University.

New arthropod records from Kahoolawe (Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, 2004) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
New island records of a variety of arthropods collected on Kahoolawe are reported here.

Checklist of the ants of Fiji (Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, 2006). View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This checklist of the ants of Fiji includes 138 currently valid species and subspecies: 91 Fijian endemics, 22 wide-ranging Pacific natives, and 25 exotics.

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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