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Brazil
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Location
Region Americas
Subregion South America
BioRegion Neotropical Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 13
Genera 111
Endemic Genera 8
% Endemic Genera 7.2%
Species/Subspecies 1484
Endemic Species 529
% Endemic Species 35.6%
Introduced Species 2

Contents

The following valid species and subspecies of ants are known to occur in Brazil. 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 Brazilian ants. Those who have specimen records that expand this list are encouraged to submit this information in the discussion section of the Brazilian Ants web page.

Acanthognathus

Acanthoponera

Acanthostichus

Acromyrmex

Acropyga

Adelomyrmex

Allomerus

Anochetus

Apterostigma

Atta

Azteca

Basiceros

Blepharidatta

Brachymyrmex

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Carebara

Centromyrmex

Cephalotes

Cheliomyrmex

Condylodon

Crematogaster

Cryptomyrmex

Cryptopone

Cyatta

Cylindromyrmex

Cyphomyrmex

Daceton

Diaphoromyrma

Dinoponera

Discothyrea

Dolichoderus

Dorymyrmex

Eciton

Ectatomma

Eurhopalothrix

Forelius

Fulakora

Gigantiops

Gnamptogenys

Gracilidris

Heteroponera

Hylomyrma

Hypoponera

Kalathomyrmex

Kempfidris

Labidus

Lachnomyrmex

Leptanilloides

Leptogenys

Leptomyrmex

Linepithema

Martialis

Mayaponera

Megalomyrmex

Monomorium

Mycetagroicus

Mycetarotes

Mycetophylax

Mycetosoritis

Mycocepurus

Myrcidris

Myrmelachista

Myrmica

Myrmicocrypta

Neivamyrmex

Neocerapachys

Neoponera

Nesomyrmex

Nomamyrmex

Nylanderia

Ochetomyrmex

Octostruma

Odontomachus

Oxyepoecus

Pachycondyla

Paramycetophylax

Paraponera

Paratrechina

Phalacromyrmex

Pheidole

Platythyrea

Pogonomyrmex

Ponera

Prionopelta

Probolomyrmex

Proceratium

Procryptocerus

Pseudomyrmex

Pseudoponera

Rasopone

Rhopalothrix

Rogeria

Sericomyrmex

Simopelta

Solenopsis

Sphinctomyrmex

Stegomyrmex

Strumigenys

Syllophopsis

Talaridris

Tapinoma

Tetramorium

Thaumatomyrmex

Trachymyrmex

Tranopelta

Trichomyrmex

Tropidomyrmex

Typhlomyrmex

Wasmannia

Xenomyrmex

Uncertain species

The following species was described from Brazil but its true identity is currently unknown.

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