Switzerland

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Switzerland
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Location
Region Europe
Subregion Western Europe
BioRegion Palaearctic Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 4
Genera 32
Endemic Genera 1
% Endemic Genera 3.1%
Species/Subspecies 175
Endemic Species 39
% Endemic Species 22.3%
Introduced Species 1

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

Aphaenogaster

Bothriomyrmex

Brachymyrmex

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Colobopsis

Crematogaster

Cryptopone

Dolichoderus

Formica

Formicoxenus

Harpagoxenus

Hypoponera

Imhoffia

Lasius

Leptothorax

Liometopum

Manica

Messor

Monomorium

Myrmecina

Myrmica

Plagiolepis

Polyergus

Ponera

Solenopsis

Stenamma

Strongylognathus

Strumigenys

Tapinoma

Temnothorax

Tetramorium

Uncertain species

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

Fossils

Carebara