Philip Ward

Professor of Entomology


Population Biology

Offices and Labs

381B Briggs Hall


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

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Population Biology

Specialties / Focus

Population Biology
  • Systematics and Comparative Biology

Field Sites

Nearctic, Neotropical, Australian, Oriental and Malagasy regions

Teaching Interests

Insect systematics. Insect taxonomy and identification. Evolution. Animal diversity.


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  • 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