Philip Ward

Position Title

Center for Population Biology

381B Briggs Hall

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Population Biology

Specialties / Focus

  • Systematics and Comparative Biology

Field Sites

  • Nearctic, Neotropical, Australian, Oriental and Malagasy regions


  • 1973 BS Queens University, Canada
  • 1979 PhD University of Sydney, Australia


Ward PS. 1999. Systematics, biogeography and host plant associations of the Pseudomyrmex viduus group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), Triplaris- and Tachigali-inhabiting ants. . Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 126:451-540

Ward PS. 2000. Broad-scale patterns of diversity in leaf litter ant communities. Ants. Standard methods for measuring and monitoring biodiversity. Smithsonian Institution Press:99-121

Ward PS. 2001. Taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography of the ant genus Tetraponera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Oriental and Australian regions. Invertebrate Taxonomy. 15:in press