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Distribution path and Subregions of Belgium (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - West Europe - Benelux - Belgium
Taxonomy for Formicidae (Ants) in Belgium
Class
Belgium
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 437 families, 4259 genera, 13376 species
Tree
Subclass
Belgium
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 435 families, 4255 genera, 13371 species
Tree
Infraclass
Belgium
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 418 families, 4209 genera, 13273 species
Tree
Superorder
Belgium
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 301 families, 3586 genera, 11904 species
Tree
Order
Belgium
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 41 families, 331 genera, 1319 species
Tree
Suborder
Belgium
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 31 families, 220 genera, 838 species
Tree
Infraorder
Belgium
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 17 families, 138 genera, 648 species
Tree
Superfamily
Belgium
Formicoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Ants)
 1 family, 31 genera, 120 species
Tree
Family
Belgium
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) (Ants) - Systematics
 31 genera, 120 species
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Tree
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Genera1.482    worldwide
Species51.761    worldwide
Common namesAnts
German namesAmeisen
Dutch namesMieren
Danish namesMyrerne, Myrer
Finnish namesMuurahaiset
Norwegian namesMaur
Swedish namesMyror
Spanish namesHormigas
Italian namesFormiche
French namesFourmis
AuthorLatreille, 1809
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean


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Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesFormicidae in bie.ala.org.au
Formicidae in insects.ummz.lsa.umich.edu
Formicidae in antcat.org
Formicidae in antwiki.org
Formicidae in darwinfoundation.org
Formicidae in faunaeur.org
Formicidae in itis.gov
Formicidae in antweb.org
Formicidae in dyntaxa.se
Formicidae in Wikipedia (English)

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Species overview - Checklist for Formicidae in Belgium
Species with ANext  
Anergates atratulus -> Tetramorium atratulumInfo
Aphaenogaster subterranea (Latreille, 1798)Info
Aphaenogaster subterranea (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Camponotus fallax (Nylander, 1856)Info
Camponotus herculeanus (Linnaeus, 1758)Boreal carpenter antInfo
Camponotus herculeanus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Camponotus lateralis -> Camponotus rebeccaeInfo
Camponotus lateralis -> Camponotus rebeccaeInfo
Camponotus ligniperda (Latreille, 1802)Site
Camponotus ligniperda (Linnaeus, 1758)Site
Camponotus nigriceps (Smith, F., 1858)Black-headed sugar antInfo
Camponotus piceus (Leach, 1825)Info
Camponotus piceus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Camponotus rebeccae (Forel, 1913)Info
Camponotus vagus (Scopoli, 1763)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dolichoderus quadripunctatus (Linnaeus, 1771)Info
Dolichoderus quadripunctatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Formica candida (Smith, F., 1878)Info
Formica cinerea (Mayr, 1853)Info
Formica clara (Forel, 1886)Info
Formica cunicularia (Latreille, 1798)Info
Formica exsecta (Nylander, 1846)Narrow headed antInfo
Formica exsecta (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Formica foreli (Bondroit, 1918)Info
Formica foreli (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Formica fusca -> Tetramorium caespitumSilky antInfo
Formica fusca -> Tetramorium caespitumInfo
Formica gagatoides (Ruzsky, 1904)Info
Formica glabra -> Formica candidaInfo
Formica lasioides (Emery, 1893)Info
Formica lemani (Bondroit, 1917)Info
Formica lemani (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Formica nigriceps -> Camponotus nigricepsInfo
Formica picea -> Camponotus piceusInfo
Formica picea -> Camponotus piceusInfo
Formica pices (Emery, 1925)Info
Formica polyctena (Förster, 1850)European Red Wood AntInfo
Formica pratensis (Retzius, 1783)Black-backed meadow antInfo
Formica pratensis (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Formica pressilabris (Nylander, 1846)Info
Formica pressilabris (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Formica rufa (Linnaeus, 1761)Horse antInfo
Formica rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Formica rufibarbis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Formica rufibarbis (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Formica sanguinea (Latreille, 1798)Slaver AntInfo
Formica transkaucasica -> Formica candidaInfo
Formica truncorum (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Formicoxenus nitidulus (Nylander, 1846)Shining guest antInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Harpagoxenus sublaevis (Nylander, 1849)Info
Hypoponera boerorum (Forel, 1901)Info
Hypoponera ergatandria (Forel, 1893)Info
Hypoponera punctatissima (Roger, 1859)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iridomyrmex humilis -> Linepithema humileArgentine antInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Labidus coeca (Latreille, 1802)Info
Labidus coecus (Latreille, 1802)Info
Lasius alienus (Foerster, 1850)Cornfield antInfo
Lasius alienus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Lasius bicornis (Foerster, 1850)Info
Lasius brunneus (Latreille, 1798)Brown AntInfo
Lasius brunneus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Lasius citrinus (Emery, 1922)Info
Lasius distinguendus (Emery, 1916)Info
Lasius distinguendus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Lasius emarginatus (Olivier, 1792)Info
Lasius flavus (Fabricius, 1782)Yellow Meadow AntInfo
Lasius flavus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Lasius fuliginosus (Latreille, 1798)Jet AntInfo
Lasius fuliginosus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Lasius jensi (Seifert, 1982)Info
Lasius meridionalis (Bondroit, 1920)Info
Lasius mixtus (Nylander, 1846)Info
Lasius mixtus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Lasius myops (Forel, 1894)Info
Lasius neglectus (Van Loon, Boomsma En Andrasfalvy, 1990)Invasive garden antInfo
Lasius niger (Linnaeus, 1758)Black Garden AntSite
Lasius niger (Linnaeus, 1758)Site
Lasius platythorax (Seifert, 1991)Info
Lasius platythorax (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Lasius psammophilus (Seifert, 1992)Info
Lasius sabularum (Bondroit, 1918)Info
Lasius umbratus (Nylander, 1846)Info
Leptothorax acervorum (Fabricius, 1793)Slender AntInfo
Leptothorax acervorum (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Leptothorax gredleri (Mayr, 1855)Info
Leptothorax muscorum (Nylander, 1846)Info
Leptothorax muscorum (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Leptothorax nylanderi -> Temnothorax nylanderiInfo
Linepithema humile (Mayr, 1868)Argentine antInfo
Linepithema iniquum (Mayr, 1870)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Manica rubida (Latreille, 1802)Info
Messor barbarus (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Messor structor (Latreille, 1798)Info
Monomorium pharaonis (Linnaeus, 1758)Pharaoh antInfo
Myrmecina graminicola (Latreille, 1802)Grass AntInfo
Myrmica bergi (Ruzsky, 1902)Info
Myrmica faniensis (Boven, 1970)Info
Myrmica gallienii (Bondroit, 1920)Info
Myrmica hellenica (Finzi, 1926)Info
Myrmica hirsuta (Elmes, 1978)Info
Myrmica karavajevi (Arnoldi, 1930)Info
Myrmica lobicornis (Nylander, 1846)Info
Myrmica lonae (Finzi, 1926)Info
Myrmica microrubra (Seifert, 1993)Info
Myrmica rubra -> Labidus coecusCommon red antInfo
Myrmica ruginodis (Nylander, 1846)Info
Myrmica rugulosa -> Myrmica hellenicaInfo
Myrmica sabuleti (Meinert, 1861)Info
Myrmica scabrinodis (Nylander, 1846)Info
Myrmica schencki (Viereck, 1903)Info
Myrmica specioides (Bondroit, 1918)Info
Myrmica sulcinodis (Nylander, 1846)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille, 1802)Longhorn crazy antInfo
Pheidole anastasii (Emery, 1896)Info
Plagiolepis pygmaea (Latreille, 1798)Info
Plagiolepis pygmaea (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Plagiolepis taurica (Santschi, 1920)Info
Plagiolepis vindobonensis -> Plagiolepis tauricaInfo
Polyergus rufescens (Latreille, 1798)Slave-making antInfo
Ponera coarctata (Latreille, 1802)Info
Ponera testacea (Emery, 1895)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Solenopsis fugax (Latreille, 1798)Info
Stenamma debile (Foerster, 1850)Info
Stenamma westwoodi (Westwood, 1840)Info
Stenamma westwoodii (Westwood, 1839)Info
Strongylognathus testaceus (Schenck, 1852)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Tapinoma ambiguum -> Tapinoma madeirenseInfo
Tapinoma erraticum (Latreille, 1798)Erratic antInfo
Tapinoma erraticum (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Tapinoma madeirense (Forel, 1895)Info
Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius, 1793)Ghost antInfo
Tapinoma subboreale (Seifert, 2012)Info
Technomyrmex vitiensis (Mann, 1921)Info
Temnothorax affinis (Mayr, 1855)Info
Temnothorax albipennis (Curtis, 1854)Info
Temnothorax corticalis (Schenck, 1852)Info
Temnothorax interruptus (Schenck, 1852)Info
Temnothorax nigriceps (Mayr, 1855)Info
Temnothorax nylanderi (Förster, 1850)Info
Temnothorax parvulus (Schenck, 1852)Info
Temnothorax tuberum -> Temnothorax albipennisInfo
Temnothorax unifasciatus (Latreille, 1798)Info
Tetramorium atratulum (Schenck, 1852)Info
Tetramorium bicarinatum (Nylander, 1846)Guinea antInfo
Tetramorium caespitum (Linnaeus, 1758)Pavement antInfo
Tetramorium impurum (Foerster, 1850)Info
Tetraponera allaborans (Walker, 1859)Info
120 Species in Formicidae for Belgium listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderHymenoptera
Wasps, Bees, Ants, Sawflies, Ants and wasps
SuborderApocrita
True wasps, Bees, Ants, Narrow-waisted hymenopterans, Parasitic wasps, Wasps
InfraorderAculeata
Stinging wasps
SuperfamilyFormicoidea
Ants
FamilyFormicidae
Ants
AuthorLatreille, 1809

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