Norway

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Norway
LocationNorway.png
Location
Region Europe
Subregion Northern Europe
BioRegion Palaearctic Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 4
Genera 15
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 65
Endemic Species 0
% Endemic Species 0.0%
Introduced Species 0

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

Camponotus

Dolichoderus

Formica

Formicoxenus

Harpagoxenus

Hypoponera

Lasius

Leptothorax

Monomorium

Myrmecina

Myrmica

Polyergus

Stenamma

Temnothorax

Tetramorium

REFERENCES

  • Ødegaard, F., K.M. Olsen, A. Staverløkk, and J. O. Gjershaug. 2015. Towards a new era for the knowledge of ants (Hymenoptera,Formicidae) in Norway? Nine species new to the country. Norwegian Journal of Entomology. 62:80-99.
  • [1] TORSTEIN KVAMME & CEDRIC A. COLLINGWOOD, 2009. The first records in Norway of Myrmica specioides Bondroit, 1918 and Formica cunicularia Latreille, 1798 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Norwegian Journal of Entomology. 15: 65-68