Palau

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Palau
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Location
Region Oceania
Subregion Micronesia
BioRegion Indo-Australian Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 7
Genera 33
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 51
Endemic Species 5
% Endemic Species 9.8%
Introduced Species 1

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

Adelomyrmex

Anochetus

Anoplolepis

Brachyponera

Calyptomyrmex

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Carebara

Cerapachys

Cryptopone

Eurhopalothrix

Hypoponera

Iridomyrmex

Leptanilla

Leptogenys

Monomorium

Myrmecina

Nylanderia

Odontomachus

Paratrechina

Pheidole

Polyrhachis

Ponera

Prionopelta

Pristomyrmex

Pseudoponera

Romblonella

Solenopsis

Strumigenys

Technomyrmex

Tetramorium

Trichomyrmex

Vollenhovia

REFERENCES

  • [1] Ronald M. Clouse, 2007. The ants of Micronesia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Micronesia. 39 (2): 171-296.