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Web address
Commercial? no
Type of site Biodiversity database
Available in English language
Content license Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike
Owner California Academy of Sciences
Launched 2002

AntWeb is a website documenting the known species of ants, with over 250,000 specimens across over 14,000 extant taxa of ants in its online database as of April 2011.[1] It was set up by the California Academy of Sciences in 2002, and cost US$30,000 dollars to build.[2]


  1. ^ "AntWeb". AntWeb Statistics. Archived from the original on 12 May 2011. Retrieved April 21, 2011. 
  2. ^ Rex Dalton (July 17, 2003). "Ants join online colony to boost conservation efforts". Nature. Retrieved April 21, 2011. 

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