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Distribution path and Subregions of Polynesia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Polynesia
Subregions: American Samoa, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Hawaii, New Zealand (North Island), Niue, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Wallis and Futuna
Taxonomy for Formicidae (Ants) in Polynesia
Class
Polynesia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 535 families, 5766 genera, 22774 species
Tree
Subclass
Polynesia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 529 families, 5756 genera, 22760 species
Tree
Infraclass
Polynesia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 510 families, 5687 genera, 22604 species
Tree
Superorder
Polynesia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 338 families, 4444 genera, 18861 species
Tree
Order
Polynesia
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 50 families, 532 genera, 1341 species
Tree
Suborder
Polynesia
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 47 families, 526 genera, 1332 species
Tree
Infraorder
Polynesia
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 17 families, 134 genera, 425 species
Tree
Superfamily
Polynesia
Formicoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Ants)
 1 family, 66 genera, 224 species
Tree
Family
Polynesia
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) (Ants) - Systematics
 66 genera, 224 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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Fossils:

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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 Polynesia
Species with ANext  
Acanthoponera brounii (Forel, 1892)Info
Adelomyrmex samoanus (E.o. Wilson & Taylor, 1967)Info
Amblyopone australis (Erichson, 1842)Southern michelin antInfo
Amblyopone saundersi -> Stigmatomma saundersiInfo
Amblyopone zwaluwenburgi (Williams, 1946)Info
Anochetus graeffei (Mayr, 1870)Info
Anochetus risii (Forel, 1900)Info
Anoplolepis gracilipes (Smith, 1857)Maldive antInfo
Austroponera castanea (Mayr, 1865)Info
Austroponera castaneicolor (Dalla Torre, 1893)Info
Austroponera schneideri (Kaulfuss & Dlussky, 2016)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bannapone zwaluwenburgi (Williams, 1946)Info
Basiceros procerum (Emery, 1897)Info
Brachymyrmex obscurior (Forel, 1893)Info
Brachyponera chinensis (Emery, 1895)Chinese Needle AntInfo
Brachyponera luteipes (Mayr, 1862)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Camponotus chloroticus (Emery, 1897)Info
Camponotus chloroticus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Camponotus chloroticus (Emery, 1897)Info
Camponotus conicus (Mayr, 1876)Info
Camponotus flavolimbatus (Viehmeyer, 1922)Info
Camponotus interception ()Info
Camponotus mississippiensis -> Colobopsis mississippiensisInfo
Camponotus navigator (Wilson & Taylor, 1967)Info
Camponotus newzealandicus (Donisthorpe, 1940)Info
Camponotus nigrifrons (Mayr, 1870)Info
Camponotus pallens (Le Guillou, 1842)Info
Camponotus pennsylvanicus -> Camponotus pensylvanicaBlack carpenter antInfo
Camponotus pensylvanica (De Geer, 1773)Info
Camponotus reticulatus -> Camponotus spenceriInfo
Camponotus rufifrons (Smith, F., 1860)Info
Camponotus spenceri (Clark, 1930)Info
Camponotus spenceri (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Camponotus variegatus (Smith, F., 1858)Hawaiian carpenter antInfo
Cardiocondyla emeryi (Forel, 1881)Info
Cardiocondyla kagutsuchi (Terayama, 1999)Info
Cardiocondyla minutior -> Cardiocondyla nudusInfo
Cardiocondyla nuda (Mayr, 1866)Info
Cardiocondyla nudus (Mayr, 1866)Info
Cardiocondyla obscurior (Wheeler, 1929)Info
Cardiocondyla venustula (Wheeler, 1908)Info
Cardiocondyla wroughtonii (Forel, 1890)Info
Cardiocondyla wroughtonii obscurior -> Cardiocondyla obscuriorInfo
Carebara atoma (Emery, 1900)Info
Carebara atomus (Emery, 1900)Info
Carebara diversa (Jerdon, 1851)Info
Carebara norfolkensis (Donisthorpe, 1941)Info
Carebara tahitiensis (Wheeler, 1936)Info
Cerapachys biroi (Forel, 1907)Clonal raider antInfo
Colobopsis mississippiensis (Smith, M.r., 1923)Info
Cryptopone testacea (Emery, 1893)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Discothyrea antarctica (Emery, 1894)Info
Doleromyrma darwiniana (Forel, 1907)Brown house antInfo
Dolichoderus goudiei (Clark, 1930)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Ectomomyrmex insulanus (Mayr, 1876)Info
Eurhopalothrix procera (Emery, 1897)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Heteroponera brouni (Forel, 1892)Info
Heteroponera brounii (Forel, 1892)Info
Huberia brouni (Forel, 1895)Info
Huberia brounii (Forel, 1895)Info
Huberia striata (Smith, F., 1876)Info
Hypoponera confinis (Roger, 1860)Info
Hypoponera eduardi (Forel, 1894)Info
Hypoponera ergatandria (Forel, 1893)Info
Hypoponera opaciceps (Mayr, 1887)Info
Hypoponera opacior (Forel, 1893)Info
Hypoponera punctatissima (Roger, 1859)Info
Hypoponera ragusai (Emery, 1894)Info
Hypoponera zwaluwenburgi (Wheeler, W.m., 1933)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iridomyrmex anceps (Roger, 1863)Tropical tyrant antInfo
Iridomyrmex calvus (Emery, 1914)Info
Iridomyrmex phillipensis (Heterick & Shattuck, 2011)Info
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Lowne, 1865)Tufted tyrant antsInfo
Iridomyrmex suchieri (Forel, 1907)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptogenys falcigera (Roger, 1861)Info
Linepithema humile (Mayr, 1868)Argentine antInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mayriella abstinens (Forel, 1902)Info
Monomorium antarcticum (Smith, 1858)Info
Monomorium antipodum (Forel, 1901)Info
Monomorium australicum -> Syllophopsis australicaInfo
Monomorium bicolor complex ()Info
Monomorium destructor -> Trichomyrmex destructorSingapore antInfo
Monomorium fieldi (Forel, 1910)Little black mono antInfo
Monomorium floricola (Jerdon, 1851)Flower antInfo
Monomorium indicum (Forel, 1902)Info
Monomorium latinode (Mayr, 1872)Info
Monomorium liliuokalanii (Forel, 1899)Liliuokalani antInfo
Monomorium monomorium (Bolton, 1987)Info
Monomorium pharaonis (Linnaeus, 1758)Pharaoh antInfo
Monomorium rubriceps (Mayr, 1876)Info
Monomorium sechellense -> Syllophopsis sechellensisInfo
Monomorium smithi (Forel, 1892)Info
Monomorium smithii (Forel, 1892)Info
Monomorium sydneyense (Forel, 1902)Sydney mono antsInfo
Monomorium talpa -> Syllophopsis australicaInfo
Myrmecia brevinoda (Forel, 1910)Giant bulldog antInfo
Myrmecia pyriformis (Smith, F., 1858)Bull AntInfo
Myrmecorhynchus novaeseelandiae (Kaulfuss & Dlussky, 2016)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nylanderia bourbonica (Forel, 1886)Info
Nylanderia braueri glabrior (Forel, 1902)Info
Nylanderia flavipes (Smith, F., 1874)Info
Nylanderia glabrior (Forel, 1902)Info
Nylanderia obscura (Mayr, 1862)Swamp parrot antInfo
Nylanderia sharpii (Forel, 1899)Info
Nylanderia tasmaniensis (Forel, 1913)Info
Nylanderia vaga (Forel, 1901)Forest parrot antInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochetellus glaber (Mayr, 1862)Black house antInfo
Odontomachus simillimus (Smith, F., 1858)Info
Oligomyrmex atomus -> Carebara atomaInfo
Orectognathus antennatus (Smith, 1853)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachycondyla castanea (Mayr, 1865)Info
Pachycondyla castaneicolor (Dalla Torre, 1893)Info
Pachycondyla insulana (Mayr, 1876)Info
Pachycondyla stigma -> Pseudoponera stigmaInfo
Pachycondyla testacea (Bernard, 1953)Info
Paraparatrechina minutula (Forel, 1901)Info
Paratrechina bourbonica -> Nylanderia bourbonicaInfo
Paratrechina braueri glabrior (Forel, 1902)Info
Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille, 1802)Longhorn crazy antInfo
Paratrechina minutula (Forel, 1901)Baby parrot antsInfo
Paratrechina tasmaniensis (Forel, 1913)Info
Paratrechina vaga -> Nylanderia vagaForest parrot antInfo
Pheidole aana (Wilson & Taylor, 1967)Info
Pheidole atua (Wilson & Taylor, 1967)Info
Pheidole fervens (Smith, 1858)Info
Pheidole guineensis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Pheidole jordanica (Saulcy, 1874)Info
Pheidole megacephala -> Pheidologeton diversusCoastal brown antInfo
Pheidole moerens (Wheeler, 1908)Info
Pheidole mus (Forel, 1902)Info
Pheidole oceanica (Mayr, 1866)Info
Pheidole proxima (Mayr, 1876)Info
Pheidole punctulata (Mayr, 1866)Info
Pheidole rugosula (Forel, 1902)Info
Pheidole rugulosa (Gregg, 1959)Info
Pheidole sexspinosa (Mayr, 1870)Info
Pheidole umbonata (Mayr, 1870)Info
Pheidole variabilis rugosula -> Pheidole rugosulaInfo
Pheidole vigilans (Smith, 1858)Info
Pheidole vigilians ()Info
Pheidologeton diversus (Jerdon, 1851)East Indian harvesting antInfo
Plagiolepis alluaudi (Emery, 1894)Little yellow antInfo
Platythyrea parallela (Smith, F., 1859)Northern broadnosed killer antsInfo
Polyrhachis sidnica (Mayr, 1866)Antarctic spiny antsInfo
Polyrhachis sidnica (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Ponera bableti (Perrault, 1993)Info
Ponera incerta (Wheeler, W.m., 1933)Info
Ponera leae (Forel, 1913)Blind crypt antsInfo
Ponera loi (Taylor, 1967)Info
Ponera swezeyi (Wheeler, W.m., 1933)Info
Ponera szaboi (Wilson, 1957)Info
Ponera tenuis (Emery, 1900)Info
Ponera woodwardi (Taylor, 1967)Info
Prionopelta kraepelini (Forel, 1905)Info
Pristomyrmex levigatus (Emery, 1897)Info
Pristomyrmex minusculus (Wang, 2003)Info
Proceratium silisili (Liu, Fischer & Economo, 2015)Info
Prolasius advena (Smith, 1862)Small brown bush antInfo
Prolasius advenus -> Prolasius advenaInfo
Pseudomyrmex gracilis (Fabricius, 1804)Elongate twig antInfo
Pseudoponera stigma (Fabricius, 1804)Pan-tropical Panther AntInfo
Pyramica dubia (Brown, 1953)Info
Pyramica epipola (Wetterer & Vargo, 2003)Info
Pyramica karawajewi (Brown, 1948)Info
Pyramica membranifera -> Strumigenys membraniferaInfo
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhopalothrix procera -> Basiceros procerumInfo
Rhytidoponera chalybaea (Emery, 1901)Blue pony antInfo
Rhytidoponera gibsoni (Kaulfuss & Dlussky, 2016)Info
Rhytidoponera mayri (Emery, 1883)Titan pony antsInfo
Rhytidoponera metallica (Smith, 1858)Metallic pony antInfo
Rhytidoponera waipiata (Kaulfuss & Dlussky, 2016)Info
Rhytipoponera chalybaea ()Info
Rogeria exsulans (Wilson & Taylor, 1967)Info
Rogeria stigmatica (Emery, 1897)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius, 1804)Ginger antInfo
Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Solenopsis globularia (Smith, F., 1858)Info
Solenopsis invicta (Buren, 1972)Red imported fire antInfo
Solenopsis laurentia ()Info
Solenopsis papuana (Emery, 1900)Info
Stigmatomma saundersi (Forel, 1892)Info
Strumigenys emmae (Emery, 1890)Info
Strumigenys epipola (Bolton, 2000)Info
Strumigenys godeffroyi (Mayr, 1866)Info
Strumigenys insula (Bolton, 2000)Info
Strumigenys jepsoni (Mann, 1921)Info
Strumigenys karawajewi -> Pyramica karawajewiInfo
Strumigenys lewisi (Cameron, 1886)Info
Strumigenys mailei (Wilson & Taylor, 1967)Info
Strumigenys membranifera (Emery, 1869)Info
Strumigenys mumfordi (Wheeler, W.m., 1932)Info
Strumigenys pergandei (Emery, 1895)Info
Strumigenys perplexa (Smith, F., 1876)Info
Strumigenys rogeri (Emery, 1890)Info
Strumigenys szalayi (Emery, 1897)Info
Strumigenys xenos (Brown, 1955)Info
Strumigenys zakharovi (Dlussky, 1993)Info
Syllophopsis australica (Forel, 1907)Info
Syllophopsis sechellensis (Emery, 1894)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius, 1793)Ghost antInfo
Tapinoma minimum (Mayr, 1895)Info
Tapinoma minutum (Mayr, 1862)Dwarf pecdicel antsInfo
Tapinoma sessile (Say, 1836)Coconut antInfo
Tapinoma wheeleri (Mann, 1935)Info
Technomyrmex albipes (Smith, F., 1861)Black household antInfo
Technomyrmex difficilis (Forel, 1892)White-Footed AntInfo
Technomyrmex jocosus (Forel, 1910)White-footed house antInfo
Technomyrmex jocsus ()Info
Technomyrmex nr albipes (Wetterer & Vargo, 2003)Info
Technomyrmex pallipes (Smith, F., 1876)Info
Technomyrmex vitiensis (Mann, 1921)Info
Tetramorium antipodum (Wheeler, W.m., 1927)Info
Tetramorium bicarinatum (Nylander, 1846)Guinea antInfo
Tetramorium caespitum (Linnaeus, 1758)Pavement antInfo
Tetramorium caldarium (Roger, 1857)Info
Tetramorium grassii (Emery, 1895)Info
Tetramorium guineense -> Tetramorium bicarinatumInfo
Tetramorium insolens (Smith, F., 1861)Info
Tetramorium lanuginosum (Mayr, 1870)Info
Tetramorium pacificum (Mayr, 1870)Pacific pennant antInfo
Tetramorium simillimum (Smith, F., 1851)Info
Tetramorium smithi (Mayr, 1879)Info
Tetramorium tonganum (Mayr, 1870)Info
Trichomyrmex destructor (Jerdon, 1851)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vollenhovia pacifica (Wilson & Taylor, 1967)Info
Vollenhovia samoensis (Mayr, 1876)Info
Species with WBack  Top
Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger, 1863)Little fire antInfo
Wasmannia auropuntata ()Little fire antInfo
224 Species in Formicidae for Polynesia 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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