Somalia

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Somalia
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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 52
Endemic Species 14
% Endemic Species 26.9%
Introduced Species 0

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

Anochetus

Anoplolepis

Bothroponera

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Carebara

Cataulacus

Crematogaster

Lepisiota

Leptogenys

Messor

Ocymyrmex

Paltothyreus

Pheidole

Platythyrea

Polyrhachis

Tapinoma

Terataner

Tetraponera

Trichomyrmex