Mexico

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Mexico
Mexico in its region.svg.png
Location
Region Americas
Subregion Central America
BioRegion Neotropical Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 11
Genera 98
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 1061
Endemic Species 205
% Endemic Species 19.3%
Introduced Species 0

The following 630 valid species and subspecies of ants are known to occur in Mexico. 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 Mexican ants. Those who have specimen records that expand this list are encouraged to submit this information in the discussion section of the Mexican Ants web page. Please advise if any corrections are warranted.

For more information on the ants of Sonora, Mexico visit our new collaborative page Ants of the state of Sonora, Mexico.

Acanthognathus

Acanthoponera

Acanthostichus

Acromyrmex

Acropyga

Adelomyrmex

Anochetus

Anoplolepis

Aphaenogaster

Apterostigma

Atta

Azteca

Belonopelta

Brachymyrmex

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Carebara

Cephalotes

Cheliomyrmex

Colobopsis

Crematogaster

Cryptopone

Cylindromyrmex

Cyphomyrmex

Discothyrea

Dolichoderus

Dorymyrmex

Eciton

Ectatomma

Eurhopalothrix

Forelius

Formica

Fulakora

Gnamptogenys

Hylomyrma

Hypoponera

Labidus

Lachnomyrmex

Lasius

Leptanilloides

Leptogenys

Leptothorax

Linepithema

Liometopum

Megalomyrmex

Monomorium

Mycetosoritis

Mycocepurus

Myrmecina

Myrmecocystus

Myrmelachista

Myrmica

Myrmicocrypta

Neivamyrmex

Neoponera

Nesomyrmex

Nomamyrmex

Novomessor

Nylanderia

Octostruma

Odontomachus

Oxyepoecus

Pachycondyla

Paratrechina

Perissomyrmex

Pheidole

Platythyrea

Pogonomyrmex

Polyergus

Ponera

Prenolepis

Prionopelta

Probolomyrmex

Proceratium

Procryptocerus

Pseudomyrmex

Pseudoponera

Rasopone

Rhopalothrix

Rogeria

Sericomyrmex

Solenopsis

Stenamma

Strumigenys

Syllophopsis

Syscia

Tapinoma

Tatuidris

Temnothorax

Tetramorium

Thaumatomyrmex

Trachymyrmex

Tranopelta

Typhlomyrmex

Veromessor

Wasmannia

Xenomyrmex

Zatania

Uncertain species

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

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