Research on urban ants: approaches and gaps

  title={Research on urban ants: approaches and gaps},
  author={Miguel. N. Santos},
  journal={Insectes Sociaux},
Several species of ants are common in cities and are therefore included in studies of urban ecology. Here, I describe and categorize some aspects of the available literature on urban ants to better understand what has been studied and what is known by mapping well-studied areas and important gaps. Through systematic review techniques, I identified 109 relevant studies in the literature, and most (37.96 % of the publications) investigated the ecology and biodiversity of these ants followed by… CONTINUE READING
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