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Argentina
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Location
Region Americas
Subregion South America
BioRegion Neotropical Region
Diversity
Subfamilies 9
Genera 82
Endemic Genera 1
% Endemic Genera 1.2%
Species/Subspecies 630
Endemic Species 202
% Endemic Species 32.1%
Introduced Species 1

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

Acanthoponera

Acanthostichus

Acromyrmex

Acropyga

Alfaria

Amyrmex

Anillidris

Anochetus

Amoimyrmex

Apterostigma

Atta

Azteca

Basiceros

Bazboltonia

Blepharidatta

Brachymyrmex

Camponotus

Carebara

Centromyrmex

Cephalotes

Crematogaster

Cyphomyrmex

Dinoponera

Discothyrea

Dolichoderus

Dorymyrmex

Eciton

Ectatomma

Eurhopalothrix

Forelius

Fulakora

Gnamptogenys

Gracilidris

Heteroponera

Holcoponera

Hylomyrma

Hypoponera

Kalathomyrmex

Labidus

Lachnomyrmex

Lasiophanes

Leptogenys

Linepithema

Megalomyrmex

Monomorium

Mycetomoellerius

Mycetophylax

Mycocepurus

Myrmelachista

Myrmicocrypta

Neivamyrmex

Neoponera

Nesomyrmex

Nomamyrmex

Nylanderia

Ochetomyrmex

Octostruma

Odontomachus

Oxyepoecus

Pachycondyla

Paramycetophylax

Patagonomyrmex

Pheidole

Pogonomyrmex

Poneracantha

Prionopelta

Probolomyrmex

Procryptocerus

Pseudoatta

Pseudomyrmex

Pseudoponera

Rasopone

Rhopalothrix

Rogeria

Solenopsis

Stegomyrmex

Strumigenys

Tapinoma

Tetramorium

Thaumatomyrmex

Typhlomyrmex

Wasmannia

Fossil Species

Epoch Formation Locality Species
Eocene Ventana Formation Fossil Confluencia, Neuquen region Archimyrmex piatnitzkyi
Eocene Ventana Formation Fossil Confluencia, Neuquen region Archimyrmex smekali
Miocene Epecuen Formation Fossil Epecuen Formation, Salinas de Hidalgo, La Pampa Prov. Attaichnus kuenzelii

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