Guam

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Guam
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Location
Region Oceania
Subregion Micronesia
BioRegion Indo-Australian Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 5
Genera 24
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 42
Endemic Species 1
% Endemic Species 2.4%
Introduced Species 1

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

Anoplolepis

Brachymyrmex

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Hypoponera

Leptogenys

Monomorium

Nylanderia

Odontomachus

Ooceraea

Paratrechina

Paraparatrechina

Pheidole

Platythyrea

Polyrhachis

Ponera

Solenopsis

Strumigenys

Syllophopsis

Tapinoma

Technomyrmex

Tetramorium

Trichomyrmex

Vollenhovia

REFERENCES

  • Wheeler, W. M. 1912. The ants of Guam. Journal of the New York Entomological

Society 20: 44–48.

  • Swezey, O. H. 1942. Formicidae of Guam. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin

172: 175–183.