Malawi

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Malawi
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Location
Region Africa
Subregion Eastern Africa
BioRegion Afrotropical Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 5
Genera 20
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 38
Endemic Species 6
% Endemic Species 15.8%
Introduced Species 0

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

Anochetus

Atopomyrmex

Axinidris

Bothroponera

Camponotus

Cataulacus

Centromyrmex

Cerapachys

Dorylus

Lepisiota

Megaponera

Monomorium

Nesomyrmex

Paratrechina

Plectroctena

Polyrhachis

Promyopias

Strumigenys

Tetramorium

Trichomyrmex