Malta

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Malta
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Location
Region Europe
Subregion Southern Europe
BioRegion Palaearctic Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 7
Genera 29
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 85
Endemic Species 4
% Endemic Species 4.7%
Introduced Species 7

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

Aphaenogaster

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Colobopsis

Crematogaster

Formica

  • Formica fusca Linnaeus, 1758 (Needs confirmation (Gomez, 2017))
  • Formica rufa Linnaeus, 1761 (Needs confirmation (Gomez, 2017))

Hypoponera

Lasius

Lepisiota

Leptanilla

Linepithema

Messor

Monomorium

Myrmecina

Nylanderia

Oxyopomyrmex

Paratrechina

Parvaponera

Pheidole

Plagiolepis

Proceratium

Solenopsis

Stenamma

Stigmatomma

Strongylognathus

Strumigenys

Tapinoma

Temnothorax

Tetramorium

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