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Distribution path and Subregions of Botswana (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Botswana
Taxonomy for Formicidae (Ants) in Botswana
Class
Botswana
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 212 families, 1379 genera, 3005 species
Tree
Subclass
Botswana
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 211 families, 1378 genera, 3001 species
Tree
Infraclass
Botswana
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 198 families, 1324 genera, 2859 species
Tree
Superorder
Botswana
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 147 families, 1115 genera, 2465 species
Tree
Order
Botswana
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 36 families, 192 genera, 420 species
Tree
Suborder
Botswana
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 34 families, 190 genera, 413 species
Tree
Infraorder
Botswana
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 21 families, 151 genera, 360 species
Tree
Superfamily
Botswana
Formicoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Ants)
 1 family, 33 genera, 95 species
Tree
Family
Botswana
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) (Ants) - Systematics
 33 genera, 95 species
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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
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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


Countries
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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 Botswana
Species with ANext  
Aenictus eugenii (Emery, 1895)Info
Afromyrma petrosa (Dlussky, Brothers & Rasnitsyn, 2004)Info
Afropone oculata (G. M. Dlussky, 2004)Info
Afropone orapa (G. M. Dlussky, 2004)Info
Anoplolepis custodiens (Smith, F., 1858)Info
Anoplolepis steingroeveri (Forel, 1894)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Camponotus fulvopilosus (De Geer, 1778)Info
Camponotus mystaceus (Emery, 1886)Info
Camponotus niveosetosus (Mayr, 1862)Info
Camponotus olivieri patersoni (Arnold, 1959)Info
Camponotus petersii (Emery, 1895)Info
Camponotus robecchii troglodytes (Forel, 1894)Info
Cardiocondyla emeryi (Forel, 1881)Info
Cardiocondyla shuckardi (Forel, 1891)Info
Carebara africana (Forel, 1910)Info
Cerapachys pawa (Mann, 1919)Info
Crematogaster castanea (Smith, F., 1858)Info
Crematogaster castanea simia (Forel, 1910)Info
Crematogaster gallicola (Forel, 1894)Info
Crematogaster gallicola latro (Forel, 1910)Info
Crematogaster transvaalensis (Forel, 1894)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dorylus attenuatus (Shuckard, 1840)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hypoponera punctatissima (Roger, 1859)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lepisiota capensis (Mayr, 1862)Info
Lepisiota depressa (Santschi, 1914)Info
Leptogenys furtiva (Arnold, 1926)Info
Leptogenys intermedia (Emery, 1902)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Meranoplus glaber (Arnold, 1926)Info
Meranoplus magrettii (Magretti, 1884)Info
Meranoplus spininodis (Arnold, 1917)Info
Mesoponera caffraria (Smith, F., 1858)Info
Messor capensis (Mayr, 1862)Info
Messor decipiens (Santschi, 1917)Info
Messor denticornis (Forel, 1910)Info
Messor luebberti (Forel, 1910)Info
Messor piceus (Stitz, 1923)Info
Monomorium australe (Emery, 1886)Info
Monomorium damarense (Forel, 1910)Info
Monomorium disertum (Forel, 1913)Info
Monomorium fugelanum (Bolton, 1987)Info
Monomorium junodi (Forel, 1910)Info
Monomorium lene (Santschi, 1920)Info
Monomorium opacior (Forel, 1913)Info
Monomorium rabirium (Bolton, 1987)Info
Monomorium rufulum (Stitz, 1923)Info
Monomorium setuliferum (Forel, 1910)Info
Monomorium sryetum (Bolton, 1987)Info
Monomorium termitarium -> Monomorium disertumInfo
Monomorium termitobium (Forel, 1892)Info
Monomorium vaguum (Santschi, 1930)Info
Myrmicaria baumi (Forel, 1901)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nesomyrmex angulatus (Mayr, 1862)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ocymyrmex alacer (Bolton & Marsh, 1989)Info
Ocymyrmex barbiger (Emery, 1886)Info
Ocymyrmex flaviventris (Santschi, 1914)Info
Ocymyrmex fortior (Santschi, 1911)Info
Ocymyrmex hirsutus (Forel, 1910)Info
Ocymyrmex picardi (Forel, 1901)Info
Ocymyrmex sobek (Bolton, 1981)Info
Ocymyrmex sphinx (Bolton, 1981)Info
Odontomachus troglodytes (Santschi, 1914)Info
Orapia minor (G. M. Dlussky, 2004)Info
Orapia rayneri (G. M. Dlussky, 2004)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pheidole areniphila (Forel, 1910)Info
Pheidole crassinoda (Emery, 1895)Info
Pheidole excellens (Mayr, 1862)Info
Pheidole schultzei (Forel, 1910)Info
Pheidole sculpturata (Mayr, 1866)Info
Plagiolepis intermedia (Emery, 1895)Info
Plagiolepis vanderkelleni tricolor (Forel, 1910)Info
Platythyrea cribrinodis (Gerstäcker, 1859)Info
Platythyrea lamellosa (Roger, 1860)Info
Plectroctena mandibularis (Smith, F., 1858)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Strumigenys pretoriae (Arnold, 1949)Info
Strumigenys simoni (Emery, 1895)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Tapinolepis decolor (Emery, 1895)Info
Tapinolepis simulans (Santschi, 1908)Info
Tapinoma schultzei (Forel, 1910)Info
Technomyrmex camerunensis (Emery, 1899)Info
Technomyrmex voeltzkowi (Forel, 1907)Info
Tetramorium angulinode (Santschi, 1910)Info
Tetramorium desertorum (Forel, 1910)Info
Tetramorium erectum (Emery, 1895)Info
Tetramorium khyarum (Bolton, 1980)Info
Tetramorium mossamedense (Forel, 1901)Info
Tetramorium notiale (Bolton, 1980)Info
Tetramorium oculatum (Forel, 1913)Info
Tetramorium peringueyi (Arnold, 1926)Info
Tetramorium sericeiventre (Emery, 1877)Info
Tetramorium setuliferum (Emery, 1895)Info
Tetramorium subcoecum (Forel, 1907)Info
Tetraponera ambigua (Emery, 1895)Info
Tetraponera penzigi (Mayr, 1907)Info
Trichomyrmex emeryi (Mayr, 1897)Info
Trichomyrmex oscaris (Forel, 1894)Info
95 Species in Formicidae for Botswana 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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