Impact of Argentine ants (Linepithema humile) on an arboreal ant community in Doñana National Park, Spain

  title={Impact of Argentine ants (Linepithema humile) on an arboreal ant community in Do{\~n}ana National Park, Spain},
  author={Soledad Carpintero and Joaquin L. Reyes-L{\'o}pez and Luis Arias de Reyna},
  journal={Biodiversity & Conservation},
Due to the invasive character of the exotic Argentine ant (Linepithema humile), its use of aphids in trees, and the ecological importance of the Doñana National Park (Spain) that is invaded by this species, we designed a study to analyze the extent of the problem with native species of arboreal ants. By searching for ‘de visu’ the species that inhabited 182 cork trees, we found out that the structure of the community of native arboreal ants has been greatly influenced by interspecific… CONTINUE READING
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