Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia
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Location
Region Asia
Subregion Western Asia
BioRegion Afrotropical Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 6
Genera 39
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 212
Endemic Species 35
% Endemic Species 16.5%
Introduced Species 1

The following valid species and subspecies of ants are known to occur in Saudi Arabia. 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 Saudi Arabia ants. Mostofa Sharaf (King Saud University, Riyadh) is actively revising the fauna of Saudi Arabia and the region. See the Ants of Saudi Arabia for more information about the fauna.

Aenictus

Anochetus

Aphaenogaster

Brachymyrmex

Brachyponera

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Carebara

Cataglyphis

Crematogaster

Cryptopone

Dorylus

Emeryopone

Hypoponera

Lepisiota

Leptogenys

Lioponera

Melissotarsus

Meranoplus

Mesoponera

Messor

Monomorium

Nesomyrmex

Oxyopomyrmex

Parasyscia

Pheidole

Plagiolepis

Platythyrea

Polyrhachis

Solenopsis

Strumigenys

Syllophopsis

Tapinolepis

Tapinoma

Technomyrmex

Temnothorax

Tetramorium

Tetraponera

Trichomyrmex

Uncertain species

The following species was described from Saudi Arabia but its true identity is currently unknown.


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