Poland

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Poland
LocationPoland.png
Location
Region Europe
Subregion Eastern Europe
BioRegion Palaearctic Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 4
Genera 23
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 111
Endemic Species 0
% Endemic Species 0.0%
Introduced Species 0

The following species (105 including invasive and tramp species, 98 native) of ants are known to occur in Poland. 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 Polish ants. Those who have specimen records that expand this list are encouraged to submit this information in the discussion section of the Poland Ants web page. Please advise if any corrections are warranted.

Aphaenogaster

Camponotus

Colobopsis

Dolichoderus

Formica

Formicoxenus

Harpagoxenus

Hypoponera

Lasius

Leptothorax

Linepithema

Manica

Monomorium

Myrmecina

Myrmica

Polyergus

Ponera

Solenopsis

Stenamma

Strongylognathus

Tapinoma

Temnothorax

Tetramorium

Uncertain species

The following species was described from Poland but its true identity is currently unknown.

REFERENCES

  • [1] Borowiec, M. L. 2007. Camponotus truncatus (Spinola, 1808) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) - ant species new to Poland. Polish Journal of Entomology, 76(1): 41-45.
  • [2] Borowiec, M. L. 2011. First records of Lasius sabularum (Bondroit, 1918) in Poland (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News 14: 137-140.
  • Czechowski, W.; Radchenko, A.; Czechowska, W. 2002. The ants of Poland: 200 pp. Warszawa.
  • [3] Czechowski, W.; Radchenko, A. 2010. Ponera testacea Emery, 1895 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Poland. Polish Journal of Entomology, 79(3): 327-337.
  • [4] Salata, S.; Borowiec, L. 2011. Lasius (Austrolasius) carniolicus Mayr, 1861, species new to the Polish fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 22:639-644.