Ponera pennsylvanica Buckley, 1866    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Formicidae   >   Genus Ponera   


Found in various forested habitats encompassing dry upland forests and mesic lowland forests including deciduous forests. Lynch (1981) has recorded P. pennsylvanica from abandoned fields in addition to forested areas and Ellison et al. (2012) notes that they also occur in bogs, fens, and wet fields in New England. (See Frye et al., 2014)

There are 12 records in the project database.

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Ponera pennsylvanica specimen. Contributed by unknown photographer. Photo by AntWeb Data. (MBP list)

A Ponera pennsylvanica in Howard Co., Maryland (4/26/2014). Photo by Tim Foard. (MBP list)

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