Mauritius

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Mauritius
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Location
Region Africa
Subregion Eastern Africa
BioRegion Malagasy Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 5
Genera 26
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 53
Endemic Species 10
% Endemic Species 18.9%
Introduced Species 18

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

Anoplolepis

Brachymyrmex

Brachyponera

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Carebara

Colobopsis

Crematogaster

Discothyrea

Hypoponera

Leptogenys

Monomorium

Nesomyrmex

Nylanderia

Ochetellus

Paratrechina

Pheidole

Plagiolepis

Pristomyrmex

Proceratium

Solenopsis

Strumigenys

Tapinoma

Technomyrmex

Tetramorium

Trichomyrmex