Ahmed Taheri

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Division of labor among workers is a hallmark of social insects that has largely contributed to their ecological success. In a number of species, ants in particular, environmental cues have long been recognized to determine the different phenotypes of workers. Recently, however, a genetic basis for worker polymorphism has been documented in some species.(More)
A recent catalogue of the rich ant fauna of Morocco included 214 species, with later studies adding an additional 12 species. Following recent fieldwork in the north of Morocco, we report five new records for the country (Plagiolepis pygmaea Latreille, 1798, Ponera testacea Emery, 1895, Strumigenys tenuipilis Emery, 1915, Temnothorax pardoi Tinaut, 1987,(More)
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