Ecuador

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Ecuador
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Location
Region Americas
Subregion South America
BioRegion Neotropical Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 12
Genera 91
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 694
Endemic Species 80
% Endemic Species 11.5%
Introduced Species 1

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

Acanthognathus

Acanthoponera

Acanthostichus

Acromyrmex

Acropyga

Adelomyrmex

Allomerus

Anochetus

Apterostigma

Atta

Azteca

Basiceros

Blepharidatta

Brachymyrmex

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Carebara

Centromyrmex

Cephalotes

Cerapachys

Cheliomyrmex

Crematogaster

Cylindromyrmex

Cyphomyrmex

Daceton

Dinoponera

Discothyrea

Dolichoderus

Dorymyrmex

Eciton

Ectatomma

Eurhopalothrix

Fulakora

Gigantiops

Gnamptogenys

Hylomyrma

Hypoponera

Kempfidris

Labidus

Lachnomyrmex

Lenomyrmex

Leptanilloides

Leptogenys

Linepithema

Mayaponera

Megalomyrmex

Monomorium

Mycetarotes

Mycocepurus

Myrmelachista

Myrmicocrypta

Neivamyrmex

Nesomyrmex

Neoponera

Nomamyrmex

Nylanderia

Ochetomyrmex

Octostruma

Odontomachus

Oxyepoecus

Pachycondyla

Paraponera

Paratrechina

Pheidole

Platythyrea

Pogonomyrmex

Prionopelta

Probolomyrmex

Proceratium

Procryptocerus

Protalaridris

Pseudomyrmex

Pseudoponera

Rasopone

Rhopalothrix

Rogeria

Sericomyrmex

Simopelta

Solenopsis

Stegomyrmex

Stenamma

Strumigenys

Tapinoma

Tatuidris

Tetramorium

Thaumatomyrmex

Trachymyrmex

Tranopelta

Trichomyrmex

Typhlomyrmex

Wasmannia

Uncertain species

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

Interceptions

  • Notoncus ectatommoides (Forel, 1892) was intercepted in quarantine on scientific equipment from Australia, but it has not become established.

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