Suriname

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Suriname
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Location
Region Americas
Subregion South America
BioRegion Neotropical Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 10
Genera 66
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 294
Endemic Species 5
% Endemic Species 1.7%
Introduced Species 0

The following 288 valid species and subspecies of ants are known to occur in Suriname. 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 Suriname ants. Those who have specimen records that expand this list are encouraged to submit this information in the discussion section of the Suriname Ants web page. Please advise if any corrections are warranted.

Acanthostichus

Acromyrmex

Acropyga

Anochetus

Apterostigma

Atta

Azteca

Basiceros

Brachymyrmex

Camponotus

Carebara

Cephalotes

Cheliomyrmex

Crematogaster

Cryptopone

Cylindromyrmex

Cyphomyrmex

Daceton

Discothyrea

Dolichoderus

Dorymyrmex

Eciton

Ectatomma

Eurhopalothrix

Fulakora

Gigantiops

Gnamptogenys

Hylomyrma

Hypoponera

Labidus

Leptogenys

Linepithema

Mayaponera

Megalomyrmex

Monomorium

Mycetophylax

Mycocepurus

Myrmelachista

Myrmicocrypta

Neivamyrmex

Nesomyrmex

Neoponera

Nomamyrmex

Nylanderia

Ochetomyrmex

Octostruma

Odontomachus

Pachycondyla

Paraponera

Pheidole

Platythyrea

Prionopelta

Procryptocerus

Pseudomyrmex

Pseudoponera

Rasopone

Rogeria

Sericomyrmex

Solenopsis

Strumigenys

Tapinoma

Thaumatomyrmex

Trachymyrmex

Tranopelta

Typhlomyrmex

Wasmannia

Uncertain species

The following species were described from Australia but their true identities are currently unknown.


References

  • Bünzli, G.H. 1935. Untersuchungen über coccidophile Ameisen aus den Kaffeefelden von Surinam. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 16: 455-593.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1961b. A survey of the ants of the soil fauna in Surinam. Studia Entomologica (N.S.)4: 481-524.
  • Makhan, D. 2007a. Six new Pyramica species from Suriname. Calodema Supplementary Paper No. 24: 1-7. [5.viii.2007.]
  • Makhan, D. 2007b. Discothyrea soesilae sp. nov. from Suriname. Calodema Supplementary Paper No. 27: 1-3.
  • Makhan, D. 2007c. Thaumatomyrmex soesilae sp. nov. from Suriname. Calodema Supplementary Paper No. 58: 1-3.
  • Makhan, D. 2007d. Pheidole soesilae sp. nov. from Suriname. Calodema Supplementary Paper No. 59: 1-2.