Senegal

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Senegal
LocationSenegal.png
Location
Region Africa
Subregion Western Africa
BioRegion Afrotropical Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 7
Genera 31
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 74
Endemic Species 11
% Endemic Species 14.9%
Introduced Species 0

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

Aenictus

Anochetus

Atopomyrmex

Bothroponera

Brachyponera

Camponotus

Carebara

Cataglyphis

Crematogaster

Dorylus

Lepisiota

Leptogenys

Megaponera

Melissotarsus

Mesoponera

Messor

Monomorium

Odontomachus

Oecophylla

Paltothyreus

Paratrechina

Paraparatrechina

Pheidole

Platythyrea

Psalidomyrmex

Solenopsis

Stigmatomma

Tapinoma

Tetramorium

Tetraponera

Trichomyrmex

Uncertain species

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