Northern Mariana Islands

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Northern Mariana Islands
LocationNorthernMarianaIslands.png
Location
Region Oceania
Subregion Micronesia
BioRegion Indo-Australian Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 5
Genera 25
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 45
Endemic Species 0
% Endemic Species 0.0%
Introduced Species 1

The following valid species and subspecies of ants are known to occur in the Northern Mariana Islands (Anatahan, Pagan, Agrihan, Saipan, Tinian, Rota). 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 Northern Mariana Islands ants. Those who have specimen records that expand this list are encouraged to submit this information in the discussion section of the Northern Mariana Islands Ants web page. Please advise if any corrections are warranted.

Anochetus

Anoplolepis

Brachymyrmex

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Hypoponera

Iridomyrmex

Leptogenys

Monomorium

Myrmecina

Nylanderia

Odontomachus

Ooceraea

Paratrechina

Pheidole

Platythyrea

Polyrhachis

Ponera

Romblonella

Solenopsis

Strumigenys

Syllophopsis

Tetramorium

Trichomyrmex

Vollenhovia

REFERENCES

  • [1] Clouse, R.M. 2007. The ants of Micronesia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Micronesia. 39 (2): 171-296.
  • Terayama, M.; Miyano, S.; Kurozumi, T. 1994. Ant fauna (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the northern Mariana Islands, Micronesia. Natural History Research Special Issue 1:231-236.