An updated checklist of the ants of India with their specific distributions in Indian states (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)

@article{Bharti2016AnUC,
  title={An updated checklist of the ants of India with their specific distributions in Indian states (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)},
  author={Himender Bharti and Benoit Guénard and Meenakshi Bharti and Evan P. Economo},
  journal={ZooKeys},
  year={2016},
  pages={1 - 83}
}
Abstract As one of the 17 megadiverse countries of the world and with four biodiversity hotspots represented in its borders, India is home to an impressive diversity of life forms. However, much work remains to document and catalogue the species of India and their geographic distributions, especially for diverse invertebrate groups. In the present study, a comprehensive and critical list of Indian ant species is provided with up-to-date state-wise distribution. A total of 828 valid species and… Expand

Figures, Tables, and Topics from this paper

An updated checklist of Nepalese ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)
TLDR
An updated checklist list of Nepalese ants is presented that includes 128 named species in 48 genera and eight subfamilies, and six new ant records for Nepal are added. Expand
Taxonomic overview of the hyperdiverse ant genus Tetramorium Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in India with descriptions and X-ray microtomography of two new species from the Andaman Islands
TLDR
This work focuses attention on the Tetramorium fauna of India, a region of high biodiversity value and interest for conservation and provides detailed species descriptions and high-resolution montage images of types, including 3D cybertypes of the new species derived from X-ray micro-computed tomography. Expand
First Record of Cardiocondyla obscurior Wheeler, 1929 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) for Pakistan
Ants of the genus Cardiocondyla are considered omnivorous in nature. This genus is native to Afrotropical, Australasia, Indomalaya, Malagasy, Oceania, and Palearctic regions. A total of 72 validExpand
Review of ants from the genus Polyrhachis Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae) in Hong Kong and Macau, with notes on their natural history
Polyrhachis is one of the most taxonomically and ecologically diverse ant genera in the world. Limited knowledge is, however, available on the species encountered within continental South East Asia,Expand
Diversity and distribution of Ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), in Pachaiyappa’s College, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
Ants are one of the most diverse and ubiquitous groups of social insects. Ants (Formicidae) are the largest family under the order Hymenoptera. They act as ecological indicators and ecosystemExpand
DISTRIBUTION AND TROPHIC ASSOCIATIONS OF ANT GENUS MONOMORIUM MAYR, 1855 (HYMENOPTERA: FORMICIDAE: MYRMICINAE) WITH APHIDS IN POTHWAR REGION OF PAKISTAN
Two species of genus Monomorium Mayr, 1855 namely Monomorium indicum Forel, 1902 and Monomorium sagei Forel, 1902 have been recorded for the first time from Pothwar region of Pakistan. Currently aExpand
First records of Cardiocondyla ants from Myanmar
Numerous species of the diverse ant genus Cardiocondyla have been reported from countries in Southeast Asia, but as yet nothing has been known about their presence in Myanmar. A short, preliminaryExpand
ANT (HYMANOPTERA: FORMICIDAE) DIVERSITY OF BAHONA COLLEGE CAMPUS, JORHAT, ASSAM WITH SOME NEW RECORDS FOR THE STATE
Abstract: India is rich in ant diversity, but recent studies are limited to certain pockets of the country. In Northeast India, the study of ant fauna is poor. The present study was carried out withExpand
Description of two new species of ants of the genus Myrmecina Curtis, 1829 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) from the Eastern Himalayas.
Two new species of the ant genus Myrmecina Curtis, 1829, M. bawai sp. nov. and M. reticulata sp. nov., are described and illustrated based on the worker caste from Mizoram, Northeast India. The genusExpand
Cryptic Diversity in the Widespread Asian Ant Crematogaster rothneyi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Inferred from Morphological and Genetic Evidence.
TLDR
The Cambodian series is described as a new species, Crematogaster yaharai sp. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 549 REFERENCES
The formicidae of Borneo (Insecta: Hymenoptera): A preliminary species list
TLDR
A critical review of ant literature resulted in a catalogue of 97 ant genera with 717 valid species and 52 additional subspecies of ants from 12 subfamilies, including eight genera for which, up to now, only morphospecies have been recorded in Borneo. Expand
A checklist of the ants of China
TLDR
Comparisons with other regions suggest that this list is still incomplete at both provincial and na-tional scales based on the diversity of surrounding regions and the number of undescribed species reported in the literature. Expand
A synoptic review of the ant genera (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the Philippines
TLDR
The biology and ecology of the 92 genera of Philippine ants are summarized in the form of brief generic accounts and a checklist of valid species and subspecies and their island distributions are provided. Expand
Taxonomic Redescription of Messor Himalayanus Forel (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), New Report from South India
TLDR
The ecology of this species ie; nesting pattern, habit, habitat, food preferences, active involvement in day timings and colonial behavior are observed and similarities and dissimilarities are provided. Expand
Monographic revision of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of North Korea
TLDR
The monograph includes review of species, taxonomic and zoogeographical analysis of the Korean myrmecofauna, and the comparison of this fauna with that of the adjacent regions of Eastern Asia. Expand
A List of Known Ant Species of Thailand (Formicidae: Hymenoptera)
TLDR
The presently 247 known ant species were recorded to occur in Thailand and distributing among 55 genera in 9 subfamilies, i.e. Aenictus artipus, Leptanilla thai, Lophomyrmex striatulus, Tetramorium ciliatum, Tetramsorium flavipes, and Tetraponera notabilis. Expand
A REVIEW OF THE ANT GENUS RECURVIDRIS (HYM.: FORMICIDAE), A NEW NAME FOR TRIGONOGASTER FOREL.
The seven small yellow terrestrial myrmicine ant species referred to the genus Recurvidris are distributed in the Oriental and Indo-Australian regions. They range from India and Sri Lanka eastwardsExpand
Distribution and Diversity of Ant Species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in and Around Amravati City of Maharashtra, India
TLDR
The study tried to explore the distribution ants in forest, grassland and human habitats located around Amravati city and indicates that the genera Crematogaster is most adapted genera in forest and human habitat. Expand
A check list of the ant genus Crematogaster in Asia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
A check list of the Asian species of the ant genus Crematogater is presented. The list covers the species-group names of the genus in Asia including the biogeographical areas of the eastern part ofExpand
Taxonomic studies on ant genus Hypoponera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae) from India
TLDR
Eight species of the ant genus Hypoponera Santschi are recognized of which three are described as new and two infraspecific taxa are raised to species level and an identification key based on the worker caste of Indian species is provided. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...