Kuwait

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Kuwait
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Location
Region Asia
Subregion Western Asia
BioRegion Palaearctic Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 3
Genera 10
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 33
Endemic Species 3
% Endemic Species 9.1%
Introduced Species 1

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

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Cataglyphis

Crematogaster

Lepisiota

Messor

Monomorium

Pheidole

Tapinoma

Trichomyrmex

REFERENCES

  • Lush, M.J. 2008. A new species of Monomorium from Kuwait. Zoology in the Middle East 45: 67-72.