Oman

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Oman
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Location
Region Asia
Subregion Western Asia
BioRegion Palaearctic Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 5
Genera 27
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 117
Endemic Species 14
% Endemic Species 12.0%
Introduced Species 2

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

Anochetus

Aphaenogaster

Brachyponera

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Cataglyphis

Crematogaster

Dorylus

Erromyrma

Hypoponera

Lepisiota

Leptogenys

Leptothorax

Meranoplus

Messor

Monomorium

Nesomyrmex

Nylanderia

Paratrechina

Pheidole

Plagiolepis

Platythyrea

Polyrhachis

Solenopsis

Tapinoma

Technomyrmex

Tetramorium

Trichomyrmex

REFERENCES

  • [1] Collingwood, C. A.; Agosti, D. 1996. Formicidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Saudi Arabia (part 2). Fauna Saudi Arab. 15: 300-385
  • M. R. Sharaf, B. L. Fisher, H. M. Al Dhafer, A. Polaszek and A. S. Aldawood. 2018. Additions to the ant fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Oman: an updated list, new records and a description of two new species. Asian Myrmecology. 9:e010004; 1-38. doi:10.20362/am.010004