Costa Rica

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Costa Rica
Costa Rica in its region.svg.png
Location
Region Americas
Subregion Central America
BioRegion Neotropical Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 12
Genera 88
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 852
Endemic Species 137
% Endemic Species 16.1%
Introduced Species 0

The following valid species and subspecies of ants are known to occur in Costa Rica. 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 Costa Rican ants.

Those who have specimen records that expand this list are encouraged to submit this information in the discussion section of the Costa Rican Ants web page. Please advise if any corrections are warranted.

Acanthognathus

Acanthoponera

Acromyrmex

Acropyga

Adelomyrmex

Anochetus

Aphaenogaster

Apterostigma

Atta

Azteca

Bariamyrma

Basiceros

Belonopelta

Bothriomyrmex

Brachymyrmex

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Carebara

Centromyrmex

Cephalotes

Crematogaster

Cryptopone

Cylindromyrmex

Cyphomyrmex

Discothyrea

Dolichoderus

Dorymyrmex

Eciton

Ectatomma

Eurhopalothrix

Fulakora

Gnamptogenys

Heteroponera

Hylomyrma

Hypoponera

Labidus

Lachnomyrmex

Lenomyrmex

Leptanilloides

Leptogenys

Linepithema

Mayaponera

Megalomyrmex

Monomorium

Mycetophylax

Mycetosoritis

Mycocepurus

Myrmelachista

Myrmicocrypta

Neivamyrmex

Neocerapachys

Neoponera

Nesomyrmex

Nomamyrmex

Nylanderia

Octostruma

Odontomachus

Pachycondyla

Paraponera

Paratrechina

Pheidole

Platythyrea

Prionopelta

Probolomyrmex

Proceratium

Procryptocerus

Pseudomyrmex

Pseudoponera

Rasopone

Rhopalothrix

Rogeria

Sericomyrmex

Simopelta

Solenopsis

Stegomyrmex

Stenamma

Strumigenys

Tapinoma

Tatuidris

Technomyrmex

Tetramorium

Thaumatomyrmex

Trachymyrmex

Tranopelta

Typhlomyrmex

Wasmannia

Xenomyrmex

Uncertain species

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