AntWeb is the world's largest online database of images, specimen records, and natural history information on ants. It is community driven and open to contribution from anyone with specimen records, natural history comments, or images. Our mission is to publish for the scientific community high quality images of all the world's ant species. AntWeb provides tools for submitting images, specimen records, annotating species pages, and managing regional species lists.
Contacts: Brian Fisher,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 24 November 2021
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 808,885 specimen records
  • 760,329 (94%) georeferenced
  • 54,921 (7%) with images (240,249 total images)
  • 388,545 (48%) identified to species
  • 55 families
  • 306 genera
  • 7,258 species
  • 7,258 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics