Germany

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Germany
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Location
Region Europe
Subregion Western Europe
BioRegion Palaearctic Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 4
Genera 26
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 131
Endemic Species 6
% Endemic Species 4.6%
Introduced Species 0

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

Aphaenogaster

Camponotus

Colobopsis

Crematogaster

  • Crematogaster scutellaris (Olivier, 1792) - Occasionally detected in imported plant material; this species is not thought to be established.

Dolichoderus

Formica

Formicoxenus

Harpagoxenus

Hypoponera

Lasius

Leptothorax

Linepithema

Manica

Messor

Monomorium

Myrmecina

Myrmica

Plagiolepis

Polyergus

Ponera

Solenopsis

Stenamma

Strongylognathus

Tapinoma

Temnothorax

Tetramorium

Uncertain species

The following species were described from Germany but their true identities are currently unknown.

Fossils

Aphaenogaster

Camponotus

Carebara

Dolichoderus

Formica

Gesomyrmex

Lasius

Liometopum

Lonchomyrmex

Oecophylla

Ponera

Solenopsis

Titanomyrma