Nepal

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Nepal
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Location
Region Asia
Subregion Southern Asia
BioRegion Oriental Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 8
Genera 41
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 85
Endemic Species 8
% Endemic Species 9.4%
Introduced Species 1

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

Acropyga

Aenictus

Amblyopone

Aphaenogaster

Brachyponera

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Carebara

Cataulacus

Cerapachys

Chronoxenus

Crematogaster

Diacamma

Dorylus

Emeryopone

Formica

Lasius

Lepisiota

Leptanilla

Leptogenys

Lophomyrmex

Lordomyrma

Mayriella

Meranoplus

Myrmica

Nylanderia

Oecophylla

Paratrechina

Perissomyrmex

Pheidole

Polyrhachis

Prenolepis

Pristomyrmex

Pseudoneoponera

Recurvidris

Stenamma

Strumigenys

Technomyrmex

Tetramorium

Tetraponera

Trichomyrmex

REFERENCES

  • [1] Collingwood, C.A. 1970. Formicidae (Hymenoptera: Aculeata) from Nepal. Himalaya Khumbu Himal, 3, 371-388