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Distribution path and Subregions of Mauritius (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Indian Ocean islands - Mauritius
Taxonomy for Formicidae (Ants) in Mauritius
Class
Mauritius
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 183 families, 965 genera, 1786 species
Tree
Subclass
Mauritius
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 182 families, 964 genera, 1785 species
Tree
Infraclass
Mauritius
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 178 families, 947 genera, 1755 species
Tree
Superorder
Mauritius
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 122 families, 742 genera, 1415 species
Tree
Order
Mauritius
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 23 families, 109 genera, 186 species
Tree
Suborder
Mauritius
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 23 families, 109 genera, 186 species
Tree
Infraorder
Mauritius
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 11 families, 57 genera, 112 species
Tree
Superfamily
Mauritius
Formicoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Ants)
 1 family, 34 genera, 78 species
Tree
Family
Mauritius
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) (Ants) - Systematics
 34 genera, 78 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 Mauritius
Species with ANext  
Anoplolepis gracilipes (Smith, 1857)Maldive antInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachymyrmex cordemoyi (Forel, 1895)Info
Brachyponera obscurans (Walker, 1859)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Camponotus aurosus (Roger, 1863)Info
Camponotus grandidieri (Forel, 1886)Info
Camponotus maculatus (Fabricius, 1782)Info
Camponotus niveosetosus (Mayr, 1862)Info
Cardiocondyla emeryi (Forel, 1881)Info
Cardiocondyla wroughtonii (Forel, 1890)Info
Carebara diversa (Jerdon, 1851)Info
Cerapachys biroi (Forel, 1907)Clonal raider antInfo
Crematogaster castanea (Smith, F., 1858)Info
Crematogaster dentata (Dalla Torre, 1893)Info
Crematogaster sewellii dentata (Dalla Torre, 1893)Info
Crematogaster unciata (Santschi, 1925)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Discothyrea berlita (Fisher, 2005)Info
Dorymyrmex bicolor (Wheeler, W.m., 1906)Bi-colored Pyramid AntInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hypoponera eduardi (Forel, 1894)Info
Hypoponera johannae (Forel, 1891)Info
Hypoponera ludovicae (Forel, 1892)Info
Hypoponera punctatissima (Roger, 1859)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ireneopone gibber -> Nesomyrmex gibberInfo
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Leptogenys falcigera (Roger, 1861)Info
Leptogenys maxillosa (Smith, F., 1858)Info
Leptothorax nylanderi euxanthus -> Temnothorax nylanderiInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Monomorium cryptobium (Santschi, 1921)Info
Monomorium destructor -> Trichomyrmex destructorSingapore antInfo
Monomorium floricola (Jerdon, 1851)Flower antInfo
Monomorium sechellense -> Syllophopsis sechellensisInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nesomyrmex gibber (Donisthorpe, 1946)Info
Nylanderia bourbonica (Forel, 1886)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochetellus vinsoni (Donisthorpe, 1946)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachycondyla obscurans (Walker, 1859)Info
Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille, 1802)Longhorn crazy antInfo
Pheidole dodo (Fischer & Fisher, 2013)Info
Pheidole fervens (Smith, 1858)Info
Pheidole flavens farquharensis -> Pheidole parvaInfo
Pheidole indica (Mayr, 1879)Info
Pheidole jordanica (Saulcy, 1874)Info
Pheidole megacephala -> Pheidologeton diversusCoastal brown antInfo
Pheidole mus (Forel, 1902)Info
Pheidole noda (Smith, 1874)Info
Pheidole parva (Mayr, 1865)Info
Pheidole punctulata (Mayr, 1866)Info
Pheidole teneriffana -> Pheidole indicaInfo
Pheidologeton diversus (Jerdon, 1851)East Indian harvesting antInfo
Plagiolepis alluaudi (Emery, 1894)Little yellow antInfo
Plagiolepis madecassa (Forel, 1892)Info
Ponera incerta (Wheeler, W.m., 1933)Info
Pristomyrmex bispinosus (Donisthorpe, 1949)Info
Pristomyrmex trispinosus (Donisthorpe, 1946)Info
Proceratium avium (Brown, 1974)Info
Pyramica ludovici -> Strumigenys ludoviciInfo
Pyramica mandibularis -> Strumigenys maxillarisInfo
Pyramica simoni (Emery, 1895)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius, 1804)Ginger antInfo
Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Solenopsis mameti (Donisthorpe, 1946)Info
Strumigenys anetes (Brown, 1988)Info
Strumigenys emmae (Emery, 1890)Info
Strumigenys godeffroyi (Mayr, 1866)Info
Strumigenys ludovici (Forel, 1904)Info
Strumigenys maxillaris (Baroni Urbani, 2007)Info
Strumigenys rogeri (Emery, 1890)Info
Syllophopsis sechellensis (Emery, 1894)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Tapinoma fragile (Smith, F., 1876)Info
Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius, 1793)Ghost antInfo
Tapinoma pomone (Donisthorpe, 1947)Info
Tapinoma subtile (Santschi, 1911)Info
Technomyrmex albipes (Smith, F., 1861)Black household antInfo
Technomyrmex pallipes (Smith, F., 1876)Info
Tetramorium bicarinatum (Nylander, 1846)Guinea antInfo
Tetramorium caldarium (Roger, 1857)Info
Tetramorium humbloti (Forel, 1891)Info
Tetramorium insolens (Smith, F., 1861)Info
Tetramorium lanuginosum (Mayr, 1870)Info
Tetramorium pacificum (Mayr, 1870)Pacific pennant antInfo
Tetramorium simillimum (Smith, F., 1851)Info
Trichomyrmex destructor (Jerdon, 1851)Info
78 Species in Formicidae for Mauritius 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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