Niger

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Niger
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Location
Region Africa
Subregion Western Africa
BioRegion Afrotropical Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 4
Genera 11
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 16
Endemic Species 5
% Endemic Species 31.3%
Introduced Species 0

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

Aenictus

Bondroitia

Brachyponera

Camponotus

Cataglyphis

Crematogaster

Dorylus

Messor

Monomorium

Nesomyrmex

Trichomyrmex