Iran

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Iran
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Location
Region Asia
Subregion Southern Asia
BioRegion Palaearctic Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 5
Genera 37
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 189
Endemic Species 12
% Endemic Species 6.3%
Introduced Species 1

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

Aenictus

Anochetus

Aphaenogaster

Key to species

Brachyponera

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Cataglyphis

Crematogaster

Dolichoderus

Dorylus

Formica

Hypoponera

Lasius

Lepisiota

Leptothorax

Linepithema

Liometopum

Messor

Monomorium

Myrmecina

Myrmica

Nylanderia

Oxyopomyrmex

Paratrechina

Pheidole

Plagiolepis

Polyrhachis

Ponera

Proformica

Solenopsis

Stenamma

Strongylognathus

Strumigenys

Tapinoma

Temnothorax

Tetramorium

Trichomyrmex

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