Benin

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Benin
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Location
Region Africa
Subregion Western Africa
BioRegion Afrotropical Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 6
Genera 24
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 43
Endemic Species 8
% Endemic Species 18.6%
Introduced Species 0

The following valid species and subspecies of ants are known to occur in Benin. 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 Benin ants. Those who have specimen records that expand this list are encouraged to submit this information in the discussion section of the Benin Ants web page. Please advise if any corrections are warranted.

Aenictus

Apomyrma

Anochetus

Atopomyrmex

Camponotus

Carebara

Cataulacus

Crematogaster

Dorylus

Hypoponera

Lepisiota

Melissotarsus

Messor

Nylanderia

Odontomachus

Paltothyreus

Pheidole

Plagiolepis

Platythyrea

Sphinctomyrmex

Strumigenys

Tapinoma

Tetramorium

Trichomyrmex