Israel

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Israel
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Location
Region Asia
Subregion Western Asia
BioRegion Palaearctic Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 9
Genera 48
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 236
Endemic Species 29
% Endemic Species 12.3%
Introduced Species 2

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

Aenictus

Anochetus

Aphaenogaster

Bothriomyrmex

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Cataglyphis

Colobopsis

Crematogaster

Diplomorium

Dorylus

Emeryopone

Formica

Goniomma

Hypoponera

Lasius

Lepisiota

Leptanilla

Liometopum

Lioponera

Lophomyrmex

Mesoponera

Messor

Monomorium

Myrmecina

Nesomyrmex

Nylanderia

Oxyopomyrmex

Parasyscia

Paratrechina

Parvaponera

Pheidole

Plagiolepis

Polyrhachis

Ponera

Proceratium

Solenopsis

Stenamma

Stigmatomma

Strongylognathus

Strumigenys

Tapinoma

Temnothorax

Tetramorium

Tetraponera

Trichomyrmex

Wasmannia

Yavnella

Uncertain species

The following species was thought to have been described from Israel but its true identity and type locality are currently uncertain.

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