Italy

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Italy
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Location
Region Europe
Subregion Southern Europe
BioRegion Palaearctic Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 8
Genera 38
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 184
Endemic Species 32
% Endemic Species 17.4%
Introduced Species 0

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

Aphaenogaster

Bothriomyrmex

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Cataglyphis

Cataulacus

Colobopsis

Crematogaster

Cryptopone

Dorylus

Formica

Formicoxenus

Harpagoxenus

Hypoponera

Lasius

Lepisiota

Leptanilla

Manica

Messor

Monomorium

Myrmecina

Myrmica

Oxyopomyrmex

Pheidole

Plagiolepis

Polyergus

Ponera

Prenolepis

Proceratium

Solenopsis

Stenamma

Stigmatomma

Strongylognathus

Strumigenys

Tapinoma

Technomyrmex

Temnothorax

Tetramorium

Uncertain species

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

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