Samoa

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Samoa
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Location
Region Oceania
Subregion Polynesia
BioRegion Indo-Australian Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 7
Genera 33
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 67
Endemic Species 11
% Endemic Species 16.4%
Introduced Species 1

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

Adelomyrmex

Anochetus

Anoplolepis

Brachymyrmex

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Carebara

Colobopsis

Cryptopone

Ectomomyrmex

Eurhopalothrix

Hypoponera

Monomorium

Nylanderia

Odontomachus

Ooceraea

Paraparatrechina

Paratrechina

Pheidole

Platythyrea

Ponera

Prionopelta

Proceratium

Pseudoponera

Rogeria

Solenopsis

Strumigenys

Syllophopsis

Tapinoma

Technomyrmex

Tetramorium

Trichomyrmex

Vollenhovia

REFERENCES

James K. Wetterer & Donald L. Vargo, 2003. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Samoa. Pacific Science 57 (4): 409-419