Additions to the Ant Fauna of Turkey (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)
Based on material collected between the years 1988-2015 numerous new province and country records of ants from Turkey are given, which showed that the ant fauna of Turkey is represented currently with 362 taxa.
Description of Plagiolepis perperamus, a New Species from East-Mediterranean and Redescription of Plagiolepis pallescens Forel, 1889 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
- BiologyAnnales Zoologici
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…
Worldwide spread of Alluaud's little yellow ant, Plagiolepis alluaudi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
- Environmental Science
Plagiolepis alluaudi EMERY, 1894 is a tiny Old World ant that has spread to many parts of the world through human commerce. To examine the worldwide distribution of P. alluaudi, I compiled and mapped…
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.
Phylogenomic inference and demographic model selection suggest peripatric separation of the cryptic steppe ant species Plagiolepis pyrenaica stat. rev.
- BiologyMolecular ecology
The ant Plagiolepis taurica Santschi, 1920 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) is a typical species of the Eurasian steppes, a large grassland dominated biome that stretches continuously from Central Asia to…
A preliminary checklist of the ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) fauna of Senegal
- Environmental Science
This work presents the first checklist of the ant species of Senegal, based on a review of the literature and on recent thorough sampling in Senegalese orchard agrosystems during rainy and dry seasons, yielding 31 species recorded for the first time in Senegal.
Taxonomic revision of the ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) genus Paraparatrechina in the Afrotropical and Malagasy Regions
The taxonomy of the Afrotropical and Malagasy Paraparatrechina fauna is revised for the first time. Thirteen species are revealed, of which eight are described as new: P. brunnella LaPolla & Cheng;…
Ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of North African archipelago (Kerkennah)
- BiologyAfrican Journal of Ecology
The Ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of Sri Lanka: a taxonomic research summary and updated checklist
An updated checklist of the ants of Sri Lanka is presented, which provides a synthesis of the regional taxonomical work carried out to date and will serve as a baseline for future studies on the ant fauna of this biodiversity hotspot.
Review of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Jordan
An updated checklist of ant species known from Jordan is presented, which lists 58 species and 26 morphospecies identified to genus or species group level and lists doubtful records of ten taxa.