Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico
Karibik Puerto Rico Position.png
Location
Region Americas
Subregion Caribbean
BioRegion Neotropical Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 8
Genera 38
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 90
Endemic Species 2
% Endemic Species 2.2%
Introduced Species 2

The following valid species and subspecies of ants are known to occur in Puerto Rico. 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 Puerto Rican ants. Those who have specimen records that expand this list are encouraged to submit this information in the discussion section of the Puerto Rican Ants web page.

Anochetus

Brachymyrmex

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Crematogaster

Cyphomyrmex

Dorymyrmex

Eurhopalothrix

Fulakora

Gnamptogenys

Hypoponera

Leptogenys

Linepithema

Monomorium

Mycetophylax

Mycocepurus

Myrmelachista

Neoponera

Nylanderia

Odontomachus

Ooceraea

Pseudoponera

Paratrechina

Pheidole

Platythyrea

Pseudomyrmex

Rogeria

Solenopsis

Strumigenys

Syllophopsis

Tapinoma

Technomyrmex

Temnothorax

Tetramorium

Trachymyrmex

Trichomyrmex

Wasmannia

Zatania

REFERENCES

  • [1] Marion R. Smith, 1937. The ants of Puerto Rico. The Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico.20(4): 819-875
  • [2] Roy R. Snelling & Juan A. Torres, 1998. Camponotus ustus Forel and two similar new species from Puerto Rico (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Contribution in Science 469: 1-10.