Balearic Islands

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Balearic Islands
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Location
Region Europe
Subregion Southern Europe
BioRegion Palaearctic Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 5
Genera 28
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 78
Endemic Species 0
% Endemic Species 0.0%
Introduced Species 13

The following valid species and subspecies of ants are known to occur in the Balearic Islands. Unidentified and undescribed species will be added to this list as identifications are verified and taxonomic revisions are published. This species list is based upon the effort of many ant collectors as well as myrmecologists who have published on the taxonomy of Balearic Island ants. Those who have specimen records that expand this list are encouraged to submit this information in the discussion section of the Balearic Islands Ants web page. Please advise if any corrections are warranted.

Aphaenogaster

Bothriomyrmex

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Colobopsis

Crematogaster

Cryptopone

Dorylus

Formica

Hypoponera

Lasius

Lepisiota

Linepithema

Liometopum

Messor

Monomorium

Myrmecina

Myrmica

Nylanderia

Paratrechina

Pheidole

Plagiolepis

Ponera

Solenopsis

Strumigenys

Tapinoma

Temnothorax

Tetramorium

References

  • Gomez, K. & Espadaleer, X. 2006. Exotic ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Balearic Islands. Myrmecologische Nachrichten 8, 225-233.