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Review and Reclassification of Cataglyphis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae).
Exactly 100 years ago Forel made a misidentification of Cataglyphis viaticus as C. megalocolus, one of the most characteristic insects of North Africa. This farreaching error has influenced theExpand
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A formicine in New Jersey cretaceous amber (Hymenoptera: formicidae) and early evolution of the ants.
  • D. Grimaldi, D. Agosti
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 5 December 2000
A worker ant preserved with microscopic detail has been discovered in Turonian-aged New Jersey amber [ca. 92 mega-annum (Ma)]. The apex of the gaster has an acidopore and, thus, allows definitiveExpand
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New and rediscovered primitive ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Cretaceous amber from New Jersey, and their phylogenetic relationships
All Cretaceous records of ants are reviewed, and evidence originally given for their placement is evaluated. Cretaceous Formicoidea preserved in rocks lack preservation of critical ant synapomorphiesExpand
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Introduced ants in the United Arab Emirates
Abstract Fifteen species of introduced ants, including eight cosmopolitan or tramp species, are recorded for the first time in the United Arab Emirates. They areCardiocondyla emeryi,CamponotusExpand
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Revision of the oriental ant genus Cladomyrma, with an outline of the higher classification of the Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Abstract. The Oriental ant genus Cladomyrma is revised and possible phylogenetic relationships are discussed. Cladomyrma hewitti and hobbyi are newly synonymized with andrei. Cladomyrma cryptata,Expand
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Revision of the Neotropical ant subfamily Leptanilloidinae
Abstract. The rare Neotropical ant subfamily Leptanilloidinae is revised and its internal phylogeny and biogeography discussed. A new genus, Asphinctanilloides gen.n., including three new species, A.Expand
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Acropyga and Azteca Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with Scale Insects (Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea): 20 Million Years of Intimate Symbiosis
Abstract Species of the genus Acropyga are rarely encountered subterranean ants that rely on mealybugs or aphids to provide their nutritional needs. Female Acropyga (Formicinae) alates of pantropicalExpand
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Examining Fragmentation and Loss of Primary Forest in the Southern Bahian Atlantic Forest of Brazil with Radar Imagery
The Atlantic rainforest of southern Bahia is one of the last remnants of the lowland forest of eastern Brazil that once covered the entire coastal area from Rio Grande do Norte to Rio Grande do SulExpand
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