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Myanmar
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Location
Region Asia
Subregion South-Eastern Asia
BioRegion Oriental Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 8
Genera 56
Endemic Genera 2
% Endemic Genera 3.6%
Species/Subspecies 166
Endemic Species 24
% Endemic Species 14.5%
Introduced Species 0

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

Aenictus

Anochetus

Aphaenogaster

Bothroponera

Brachyponera

Camponotus

Carebara

Cataulacus

Centromyrmex

Cerapachys

Colobopsis

Crematogaster

Diacamma

Dolichoderus

Dorylus

Echinopla

Ectomomyrmex

Formica

Gnamptogenys

Haidomyrmex

Hypoponera

Iridomyrmex

Lepisiota

Leptogenys

Liomyrmex

Lophomyrmex

Meranoplus

Myanmyrma

Myopopone

Myrmecina

Myrmica

Myrmicaria

Myrmoteras

Myopias

Mystrium

Nylanderia

Odontomachus

Odontoponera

Paratopula

Parvaponera

Pheidole

Philidris

Polyrhachis

Prenolepis

Pristomyrmex

Pseudolasius

Recurvidris

Sphinctomyrmex

Stigmatomma

Strumigenys

Syllophopsis

Technomyrmex

Tetramorium

Tetraponera

Trichomyrmex

Vollenhovia

Fossils known from Myanmar

Epoch Formation Locality Species
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Aquilomyrmex huangi
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Burmomyrma rossi
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Camelomecia janovitzi
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Camelosphecia fossor
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Camelosphecia venator
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Ceratomyrmex ellenbergeri
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Ceratomyrmex planus
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Chonidris insolita
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Dhagnathos autokrator
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Dilobops bidentata
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Gerontoformica contegus
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Gerontoformica gracilis
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Gerontoformica magnus
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Gerontoformica orientalis
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Gerontoformica pilosus
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Gerontoformica rubustus
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Gerontoformica rugosus
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Gerontoformica spiralis
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Gerontoformica subcuspis
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Gerontoformica tendir
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Haidomyrmex cerberus
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Haidomyrmex davidbowiei
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Haidomyrmex scimitarus
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Haidomyrmex zigrasi
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Linguamyrmex brevicornis
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Linguamyrmex rhinocerus
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Linguamyrmex vladi
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Myanmyrma gracilis
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Myanmyrma maraudera
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Protoceratomyrmex revelatus
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Protozigrasimecia chauli
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Zigrasimecia ferox
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Zigrasimecia hoelldobleri
Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber Burmese amber, Kachin State Zigrasimecia tonsora