Faunistic notes on Formicidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of rice fields and surrounding grasslands of northern Iran

Abstract :

The fauna of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) was studied in rice fields of Northern Iran, Mazandaran province through 2000 until 2006. In a total of 39 species from 17 genera and 3 subfamilies were identified. Of these 34 species and subspecies are new records for the Iranian fauna.


Keyword :

Formicidae, Fauna, Rice field, Northern Iran


Author(s) : Ghahari, H., Collingwood, C. A., Tabari, M., Ostovan, H.
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Published Issue : 2009 Vol. 4 Number 1


2009 Vol. 4 Number 1