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  SPECIES FOUND IN ****) WOOD ANT MOUNDS IN THE NETHERLANDS  
 
inhabiting species wood ant species, Formica 1 km2 *) NL **) ID ***) details
ACARI          
different species exsecta, polyctena, pratensis, sanguinea, rufa + +   very common in all mounds
           
AMPHIBIA          
Lissotriton vulgaris rufa +   PB once
           
ARANEAE          
Thyreosthenius biovatus polyctena, rufa + + PB,AN common
Clubiona trivialis exsecta   + AN accidentally
Phlegra festiva exsecta   + AN accidentally
Tapinocyba praecox rufa +   AN accidentally
Walckenaeria spec. rufa +   AN accidentally
Hahnia helveola rufa +   AN accidentally
           
AUCHENORRYNCHA          
Ulopa reticulata rufa +   KB once
           
BRYOPHYTA          
Campylopus flexuosus                     exsecta +   BR  
Campylopus introflexus                 exsecta +   BR  
Campylopus pyriformis exsecta +   BR  
Ceratodon purpureus exsecta +   BR  
Dicranum scoparium                   exsecta +   BR  
Hypnum jutlandicum                      exsecta +   BR  
Pleurozium schreberi exsecta +   BR  
Polytrichum juniperinum exsecta        
           
CHILOPODA          
Cryptops hortensis rufa, polyctena + + MB,PB common
Geophilus carpophagus rufa +   PB once
Geophilus flavus rufa   + PB once
Geophilus truncorum exsecta, polyctena, rufa + + MB,PB common
Lithobius crassipes rufa + + MB,PB regularly
Lithobius forficatus rufa + + MB,PB common
Schendyla nemorensis rufa + + MB,PB regularly
Strigamia acuminata rufa +   PB once
           
COLLEMBOLA          
different species exsecta, polyctena, pratensis, sanguinea, rufa + +   very common in all mounds
Cyphoderus albinus polyctena, pratensis, sanguinea, rufa, truncorum + + PB,HV not common; common in sanguinea mounds
           
COLEOPTERA          
Acrotrichus montandonii polyctena   + HV once
Amidobia talpa polyctena, pratensis, rufa + + HV,OV,EB regularly
Amischa analis rufa +   OV once
Anotylus rugosus polyctena   + HV twice
Aphodius granarius rufa   + HV once
Atheta crassicornis rufa   + OV once
Atheta myrmecobia ? rufa   + HV regularly
Atrecus affinis polyctena   + HV once
Clytra quadripunctata exsecta, polyctena, pratensis, rufa   + PB,HV regularly
Coccinella magnifica pratensis, rufa + + PB rather regularly on the mound
Coccinella septempunctata polyctena, rufa + + PB regularly on the mound
Dendrophilus pygmaeus exsecta, polyctena, pratensis, rufa   + PB,HV common
Dinarda spec. exsecta, polyctena, rufa   + HV regularly
Drusilla canaliculata sanguinea   + HV once
Enicmus transversus polyctena   + HV once
Gabrius spec. polyctena   + HV once
Gyrohypnus atratus polyctena   + HV once
Haetaerius ferrugineus exsecta   + HV accidentally
Lamprinodes saginatus polyctena   + HV once
Leptacinus formicetorum exsecta, polyctena, pratensis, rufa + + HV,OV common
Lomechusa emarginata fusca   + OV once
Lomechusa pubicollis polyctena   + HV once
Lyprocorrhe anceps polyctena, pratensis, rufa + + HV,OV,EB regularly
Margarinotus marginatus polyctena   + HV once
Medon piceus polyctena   + HV once
Monotoma angusticollis exsecta, polyctena, pratensis, rufa   + HV,EB regularly
Monotoma conicicollis exsecta, polyctena, pratensis, rufa + + HV,OV,EB regularly
Mycetaea subterranea rufa +   OV once
Mycetoporus lepidus cunicularia   + OV once
Myrmechixenus subterraneus exsecta, polyctena, rufa + + HV, OV regularly
Myrmetes paykulli polyctena, pratensis, rufa + + PB, HV regularly
Notothecta flavipes polyctena, pratensis, rufa + + HV, OV regularly
Ocypus olens polyctena   + HV once
Oligota pusillima rufa   + OV once
Othius subuliformis rufa +   OV several times
Phosphuga atrata rufa +   OV once
Phyllotreta vittula rufa   + HV once
Protaetia cuprea polyctena, pratensis, rufa   + HV rather coomon
Proteinus brachypterus rufa +   OV once
Ptenidium formicetorum exsecta, polyctena, rufa   + HV regularly
Ptenidium laevigatum polyctena   + HV once
Ptinella aptera rufa + + OV twice
Quedius brevis polyctena, pratensis, rufa   + HV,OV,EB regularly
Rhizophagus depressus rufa   + HV once
Rugilus erichsonii polyctena   + HV once
Sepedophilus immaculatus rufa +   OV once
Sepedophilus testaceus polyctena, rufa + + HV, OV regularly
Stenus aterrimus polyctena, pratensis, rufa   + HV,OV,EB regularly
Thiasophila angulata exsecta, polyctena, pratensis, rufa + + HV, OV regularly
Trixagus dermestoides rufa   + HV once
Xantholinus laevigatus rufa   + HV once
Xantholinus gallicus rufa +   OV once
           
DIPLOPODA          
Cylindroiulus caeruleocinctus rufa   + PB accidentally
Cylindroiulus latestriatus polyctena, rufa   + PB regularly
Cylindroiulus punctatus exsecta, polyctena, rufa +   PB common
Melogona voigtii rufa   + PB once
Ommatoiulus sabulosus rufa   + PB accidentally
Polydesmus dentaculatus polyctena, rufa + + PB regularly
Polyxenus lagurus rufa +   PB rather common
Proteroiulus fuscus exsecta, polyctena, pratensis, rufa + + PB,EB very common
           
DIPLURA          
Campodea plusiochaeta rufa + + KL regularly
           
DIPTERA          
Forcipomyia ciliata rufa +   HJ common above the mounds, only males
Mycetophilidae rufa +   HJ larvae common
Sciaridae rufa +   HJ larvae common
           
ENCHYTRAEIDA          
At least one species polyctena, rufa + + PB regularly
           
FUNGI-Ascomycota          
Lophodermium pinastri rufa +   KR  
Sarea resinae rufa +   KR  
Sepedonium chrysospermum rufa

+

  KR  
           
FUNGI-Basidiomycota          
Amanita citrina rufa +   KR  
Amanita rubescens rufa +   KR  
Baeospora myosura rufa +   KR  
Clitocybe inversa rufa +   KR  
Collybia butyracea rufa +   KR  
Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca rufa   + KR  
Laccaria amethystina rufa +   KR  
Lactarius chrysorrheus rufa +   KR  
Lactarius hepaticus rufa +   KR  
Mycena vitilis rufa +   KR  
Paxillus involutus rufa +   KR common
Russula betularium rufa +   KR  
Russula densifolia rufa +   KR  
Russula ochroleuca rufa +   KR  
Scleoderma areolatum rufa +   KR  
Scleroderma verrucosum rufa +   KR  
           
FUNGI-Deuteromycota          
Aegeritella superficialis polyctena, pratensis, rufa + + PB locally common on workers
Aegeritella spec. exsecta   + PB  
Sphaeropsis sapinea rufa +   KR  
           
FUNGI-Zygomycota          
Pandora myrmecophaga rufa +   PB common on workers: summitdisease
           
HETEROPTERA          
Eremocoris abietis rufa + + BA, PB common in the coastal dunes, else regularly
Xylocoris formicetorum rufa   + BA common in the eastern and southern part of the NL
           
HYMENOPTERA-Braconidae          
Elasmosoma berolinense exsecta, pratensis, rufa + + CA, PB at least in the 1 km2 common
Elasmosoma luxemburgense cunicularia   + CA one record
Neoneurus auctus polyctena, rufa   + CA, PB localy common
           
HYMENOPTERA-Ceraphronidae rufa +   CA regularly
           
HYMENOPTERA-Chalcidae polyctena, rufa + + CA,PB,HV  
           
HYMENOPTERA-Diapriidae polyctena, rufa + + PB,HV common
           
HYMENOPTERA-Drynidae rufa +   PB once
           
HYMENOPTERA-Formicidae          
Formica fusca exsecta, polyctena, rufa, sanguinea + + PB common, fouraging workers and slave workers
Formicoxenus nitidulus exsecta, polyctena, pratensis, rufa, truncorum + + PB,HV common, nest in the mound
Lasius psammophilus rufa +   PB once different workers in a mound
Leptothorax acervorum pratensis, rufa, truncorum + + PB common, nest in the mound
Leptothorax muscorum exsecta   + PB once
Myrmica ruginodis rafa +   PB accidentally, fouraging workers
Myrmica sabuleti rufa +   PB accidentally, fouraging workers
Stenamma debile pratensis   + RF once

Tetramorium caespitum

pratensis, rufa +   PB regularly, nest against the mound
Temnothorax albipennis rufa +   PB regularly, nest against the mound
           
ISOPODA          
Armadilidium vulgare rufa +   PB accidentally
Haplophthalmus danicus rufa +   PB once in a winternest
Philoscia muscorum pratensis, rufa + + PB accidentally
Platyarchis hoffmannseggii polyctena, pratensis, sanguinea, rufa + + PB rare
Porcellio scaber exsecta, polyctena, rufa, truncorum +   PB in every mound
Oniscus asellus rufa +   PB regularly
Trichoniscus pusillus rufa +   PB accidentally
           
MAMMALIA          
Apodemus sylvaticus exsecta, polyctena, rufa + + PB common as wintering guest in and below the mound
           
MOLLUSCA          
Limax maximus rufa +   PB once
           
OPILIONES          
Nematostoma dentigerum rufa   + PB once
Nematostoma lugubre rufa   + PB once
           
OPISTHOPORA polyctena, rufa + + PB common
           
PSEUDOSCORPIONIDA          
Chtonius cf kewi rufa +   PB accidentally
Neobiscium carcinoides polyctena, rufa   + PB accidentally
Pselaphochernes scorpiodes polyctena, rufa   + PB regularly
           
PSOCOPTERA rufa +   PB regularly
Ectopsocus petersi polyctena   + JN once
Lepinotus patruelis rufa   + JN once
           
SYMPHYLA          
Symphylella vulgaris rufa   + KL once
           
SPERMATOPHYTA          
Aira praecox rufa   + PB once
Ammophila arenaria rufa +   PB locally
Anthriscus sylvestris rufa   + PB locally
Calamagrostis epigejos exsecta, polyctena, rufa + + PB common
Calluna vulgaris exsecta, polyctena, rufa + + PB regularly
Carex arenaria exsecta, polyctena, rufa + + PB very common
Cardamine hirsuta rufa + + PB regularly
Chamerion angustifolium rufa + + PB regularly
Convallaria majalis rufa +   PB once
Deschampsia flexuosa pratensis   + PB once
Empetrum nigrum exsecta, rufa + + PB regularly
Erica tetralix rufa   + PB regularly
Festuca filiformis rufa   + PB once
Glechoma hederacea rufa +   PB regularly
Hypochaeris radicata rufa   + PB accidentally
Ilex aquifolium rufa +   PB accidentally
Lonicera xylosteum rufa + + PB regularly
Luzula campestris exsecta, rufa + + PB regularly
Phragmites australis rufa   + PB locally
Poa annua rufa +   PB regularly
Quercus robur rufa +   PB accidentally
Ranunculus ficaria rufa   + PB locally
Rumex acetosella pratensis, rufa   + PB accidentally
Rubus caesius rufa + + PB accidentally
Rubus fructicosus rufa   + PB locally
Salix repens rufa   + PB accidentally
Senecio vulgaris rufa + + PB regularly
Stellaria media rufa + + PB regularly
Teesdahlia nudicaulis rufa   + PB once
Trifolium pratense rufa   + PB once
Urtica urens rufa   + PB locally
Veronica hederifolia rufa   + PB locally
Viola odorata rufa +   PB accidentally
           
THYSANOPTERA          
Oxithrips bicolor rufa +   BV twice
Thrips minutissimus rufa +   BV twice
Phlaeothripidae polyctena   + BV once
           
TRICHOPTERA          
Enoicyla pusilla exsecta, fusca, polyctena, pratensis, rufa + + PB larval stage very common
       
*) In monitoring area of 1 km2 in the coastal dunes of Bergen, Netherlands
**) Different sources, a.o. found between 1983 and 1988 by H. P. Vallenduuk on different localities in the Netherlands
***) Identifications by: CA-Kees van Achterberg; BA-Berend Aukema; MB-Matty Berg; PB-Peter Boer; AN-Aart Noordam; HJ-Herman de Jong; HV-Henk Vallenduuk; KL-Koen Lock; OV-Oscar Vorst: BR-Greet Boer & Leo Bruinenberg; KR-Kees Roobeek; RF-Ron Felix; EB-Emiel Bouvy; JN-Jinze Noordijk; BV-Bert Vierbergen; KB-Kees den Bieman
****) Unless otherwise mentioned

 

laatste update: 18.11.2015