United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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Location
Region Europe
Subregion Northern Europe
BioRegion Palaearctic Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 4
Genera 27
Endemic Genera 0
% Endemic Genera 0.0%
Species/Subspecies 80
Endemic Species 5
% Endemic Species 6.3%
Introduced Species 1

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

Aphaenogaster

Camponotus

Cardiocondyla

Crematogaster

Formica

Formicoxenus

Hypoponera

Lasius

Leptothorax

Linepithema

Monomorium

Myrmecina

Myrmica

Nylanderia

Paratrechina

Pheidole

Plagiolepis

Ponera

Prenolepis

Solenopsis

Stenamma

Strongylognathus

Strumigenys

Tapinoma

Temnothorax

Tetramorium

Trichomyrmex

REFERENCES

Online Resources

  • [1] List of ants of Great Britain
  • [2] List of ants of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (BWARS)