Namibia

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Namibia
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Location
Region Africa
Subregion Southern Africa
BioRegion Afrotropical Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 7
Genera 31
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 140
Endemic Species 41
% Endemic Species 29.3%
Introduced Species 0

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

Acropyga

Aenictogiton

Anochetus

Anoplolepis

Axinidris

Brachyponera

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Carebara

Cataulacus

Crematogaster

Dorylus

Lepisiota

Leptogenys

Linepithema

Meranoplus

Messor

Monomorium

Myrmicaria

Ocymyrmex

Ophthalmopone

Paltothyreus

Pheidole

Platythyrea

Plectroctena

Stigmatomma

Tapinolepis

Tapinoma

Technomyrmex

Tetramorium

Tetraponera

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