Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Moorish Sneaking Ant Cardiocondyla mauritanica

Classification

Myrmicinae [subfamily]
Cardiocondyla [genus] (3)
mauritanica [species]

Classification

Myrmicinae [subfamily]
Cardiocondyla [genus] (3)
mauritanica [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Saba
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Bonaire
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • Introduced (2) - Saba
  • Natural distribution Africa

    Publications

    • Boer, P. 2018. Ants of Curaçao. [link]
    • Boer, P., Boer, M.J.A. 2019. The ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Saba (Netherlands Antilles). 26. Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, The Netherlands. [link]
    • Wetterer, J.K. 2012. Worldwide spread of the Moorish sneaking Ant, Cardiocondyla mauritanica (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 59: 985-997.