Montenegro

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Montenegro
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Location
Region Europe
Subregion Southern Europe
BioRegion Palaearctic Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 5
Genera 31
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 127
Endemic Species 2
% Endemic Species 1.6%
Introduced Species 0

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

Aphaenogaster

Bothriomyrmex

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Cataglyphis

Colobopsis

Crematogaster

Dolichoderus

Formica

Hypoponera

Lasius

Leptothorax

Lepisiota

Linepithema

Liometopum

Manica

Messor

Monomorium

Myrmecina

Myrmica

Pheidole

Plagiolepis

Ponera

Prenolepis

Proceratium

Solenopsis

Stenamma

Strumigenys

Tapinoma

Temnothorax

Tetramorium

REFERENCES

  • M. Karaman, 2004: Checklist of known species of ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in the fauna of Montenegro. - Natura Montenegrina, Podgorica, 3, 2004, 83-92.
  • G. Karaman, M. Karaman, 2005: New data of myrmecofauna (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Montenegro (Serbia & Montenegro). - The Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts, Glasnik of the section of natural sciences, 16: 51-68.
  • G.S.Karaman, M.G. Karaman, 2006: Contribution to the knowledge of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Crna Gora (Montenegro). - Natura Montenegrina, Podgorica, 5: 91-108.
  • [1] M.G. Karaman, 2008: Two new species of the Crematogaster scutellaris group, Crematogaster gordani, sp. nov. and C. montenigrinus sp. nov. (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Crna Gora (Montenegro) with the key of this group from southern Europe. - Natura Montenegrina, Podgorica, 7(1): 5-24.
  • Karaman, M. 2010: New data of the genus Crematogaster Lund, 1831 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Crna Gora (Montenegro). Part I: Crematogaster scutellaris group of species. - Turkish Journal of Entomology, 34(4): 409-424.
  • Karaman, M. (in press): New data of the genus Crematogaster Lund, 1831 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in Crna Gora (Montenegro). Part II. Description of male of C. auberti savinae Zimmermann, 1934. - Turkish Journal of Entomology.
  • [2] Ivan Z. Petrov, 2008. Notes on the currently known ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Montenegro. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum 1: 243-254.