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Ants of Greece - checklist, comments and new faunistic data (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
A list of 291 ant species recorded from Greece are given but approximately 15% of taxa need confirmation due to recent studies on European ants and reinterpretation of several taxa. The following 17
Ants of Greece - additions and corrections (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Revised check-list of Greek ants reports 278 species, 19 of them without a formal name, and 28 species are excluded from list ofGreek ants.
How estimated ant diversity is biased by the sampling method? A case study of Crete: a Mediterranean biodiversity hotspot
An integrated approach, described here as HCM, appears to be more suitable for heterogeneous Mediterranean habitats, especially when a survey aims at α-, β-, and γ-diversity assessments.
Description of Plagiolepis perperamus, a New Species from East-Mediterranean and Redescription of Plagiolepis pallescens Forel, 1889 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Abstract. A taxon considered in past years as P. pallescens sensu Radchenko is described as a new species: Plagiolepis perperamus sp. nov. based on material from Eastern Mediterranean. Its
Preliminary division of not socially parasitic Greek Temnothorax Mayr, 1861 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) with a description of three new species
The division of Greek members of the genus Temnothorax into 17 morphological groups is proposed and three species new to science are reviewed, including T. aveli and T. turcicus.
Review of Mediterranean members of the Aphaenogaster cecconii group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with description of four new species.
A group of six Mediterranean species related to Aphaenogaster cecconii Emery is reviewed. Four new species are described: A. equestris (SW Turkey), A. jolantae (Greece, Rhodes), A. lykiaensis (SW
Redescription of Aphaenogaster muschtaidica Emery, 1908 with a key to gibbosa species group
Aphaenogaster muschtaidica Emery, 1908 n. st. is redescribed based on new material collected from Georgia. A neotype of this species is designated. Its sexual forms are described for the first time.
Preliminary contributions toward a revision of Greek Messor Forel, 1890 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Based on recently collected material and study on type specimens Messor carpathous Menozzi, 1936 n. stat. and Messor concolor Santschi, 1927 n. stat. are raised to species rank and redescribed.
Survey of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Greek Thrace
A check-list of all ant species recorded so far in Greek Thrace with comments on the taxonomy and distribution of poorly known or unnamed species is presented.
Ants of the Peloponnese, Greece (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
129 species (including morphospecies not attributed to any known taxon) of ants have been recorded from the Peloponnese (southern Greece), 27 of which have be recorded from this region for the first time.