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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… Expand
Ants of Greece - additions and corrections (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Below we present additions to our earlier contribution to the knowledge of the ants of Greece. The following taxonomic changes are proposed: Aphaenogaster rugosoferruginea ForeL, 1889 is raised to… Expand
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… Expand
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… Expand
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.… Expand
Preliminary division of not socially parasitic Greek Temnothorax Mayr, 1861 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) with a description of three new species
Abstract The division of Greek members of the genus Temnothorax into 17 morphological groups is proposed. Temnothorax aveli species group is reviewed with three species: T. turcicus (Santschi) (North… Expand
What is Tetramorium semilaeve André, 1883? (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)
Abstract Tetramorium semilaeve André, 1883 is redescribed based on the type series and new material from terra typica (Pyrénées-Orientales). Lectotype worker is designated. Detailed descriptions of… Expand
A taxonomic revision of the genus Oxyopomyrmex André, 1881 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
Oxyopomyrmex André, 1881 is a small genus of myrmicine ants found in arid grasslands of the Mediterranean region. Here we provide a new taxonomic revision of the genus. Twelve species are recognized,… Expand
Redescription of Temnothorax antigoni (Forel, 1911) and description of its new social parasite Temnothorax curtisetosus sp. n. from Turkey (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)
Abstract Temnothorax antigoni (Forel, 1911) is redescribed basing on a new material from southwestern Turkey (Antalya province), Lesbos and Rhodes (Greece, Aegean and Dodecanese islands). The gyne of… Expand
Pheidole symbiotica Wasmann, 1909, an enigmatic supposed social parasite, is a nematode-infested form of Pheidole pallidula (Nylander, 1849) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)
Pheidole symbiotica Wasmann, 1909 hitherto known only from type series collected in Portugal is recorded from Italy for the first time. Dissection of abdomen of this supposed social parasite of… Expand