Diversity of arboreal ants in a Brazilian tropical dry forest: effects of seasonality and successional stage.

@inproceedings{Neves2010DiversityOA,
  title={Diversity of arboreal ants in a Brazilian tropical dry forest: effects of seasonality and successional stage.},
  author={Frederico de Siqueira Neves and Rodrigo Fagundes Braga and M{\'a}riomarcos Do Esp{\'i}rito-Santo and Jacques Hubert Charles Delabie and Geraldo Wilson Afonso Fernandes and G. Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa},
  year={2010}
}
In tropical systems, habitat heterogeneity and resource availability have been reported as important factors driving ant species richness and composition. For this reason, these variables have been widely used as indicators of forest disturbance. The aim of this study was to compare the composition and richness of arboreal ants between the dry and wet seasons in three successional stages of a tropical dry forest at the Parque Estadual da Mata Seca, northern Minas Gerais state, Brazil. Ant… CONTINUE READING

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