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Tragust, S., Tartally, A., Espadaler, X. & Billen, J.


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Bulot, A., Provost, E. & Dutoit, T.


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Tragust, S.


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Baer, B.


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The supercolonial European wood ant Formica paralugubris Seifert, 1996 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) introduced to Canada and its predicted role in Nearctic forests

Seifert, B.


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Abiotic factors affecting the foraging activity and potential displacement of native ants by the invasive African big-headed ant Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius, 1793) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Asfiya, W., Yeeles, P., Lach, L., Majer, J.D., Heterick, B. & Didham, R.K.


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Pie, M.R. & Feitosa, R.M.


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The first ergatoid male of Platythyrea (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae), with contribution to colony labor suggested by observation and comparative morphology

Boudinot, B.E., Wachkoo, A.A. & Bharti, H.


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Myrmecophily in beetles (Coleoptera): evolutionary patterns and biological mechanisms

Parker, J.


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Increased ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) incidence and richness are associated with alien plant cover in a small mid-Atlantic riparian forest

Kjar, D. & Park, Z.


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Vegetation cover and elevation drive diversity and composition of ant communities (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a Mediterranean ecosystem

Blatrix, R., Lebas, C., Galkowski, C., Wegnez, P., Pimenta, R. & Morichon, D.


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Spatio-temporal variation in ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) communities in leaf-litter and soil layers in a premontane tropical forest

Jacquemin, J., Roisin, Y. & Leponce, M.


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Revisionary and natural history notes on some species of the genus Gnamptogenys Roger, 1863 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Lattke, J.E. & Delsinne, T.


 


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Foreword to the Ross H. Crozier Memorial Volume

Wilson, E.O.


Editorial

Editorial for the Ross H. Crozier Memorial Volume

Schlüns, H., Moreau, C.S., Zettel, H., Schlick-Steiner, B.C. & Steiner, F.M.


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Pamilo, P.


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Imai, H.T.


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Genetic polyethism and nest building in the weaver ant Oecophylla smaragdina (Fabricius, 1775) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Schlüns, E.A., Wegener, B.J. & Robson, S.K.A.


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Ward, P.S.


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Hölldobler, B. & Wilson, E.O. 2010: The leafcutter ants: civilization by instinct. – W.W. Norton & Company, New York, NY, 160 pp.

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Queen number and raiding behavior in the ant genus Myrmecocystus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

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Queen polymorphism in an Australian ant, Monomorium cf. rubriceps Mayr, 1876 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Buschinger, A.


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Tay, W.T., Seppä, P. & Pamilo, P.


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Nestmate relatedness in the Australian ant Myrmecia pyriformis Smith, 1858 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Sanetra, M.


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Complete mitochondrial genomes of normal and cheater morphs in the parthenogenetic ant Pristomyrmex punctatus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Hasegawa, E., Kobayashi, K., Yagi, N. & Tsuji, K.


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Social cancer and the biology of the clonal ant Pristomyrmex punctatus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Tsuji, K. & Dobata, S.


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Turneria rosschinga sp.n. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), a new dolichoderine ant from Australia

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A comparison of pitfall traps with different liquids for studying ground-dwelling ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Chen, Y.-Q., Li, Q., Wang, S.-M. & Zhou, X.-Y.


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Moffett, M.W. 2010: Adventures among ants: a global safari with a cast of trillions. - University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 288 pp.

Wild, A.L.


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Wetterer, J.K.


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Gordon, D.M. 2010: Ant encounters: interaction networks and colony behavior. - Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 167 pp.

Traniello, J.F.A.


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Capaldi Evans, E. & Butler, C.A. 2010: Why do bees buzz? Fascinating answers to questions about bees. – Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, and London, 229 pp.

Cherix, D.


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Wetterer, J.K.


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Keller, L. & Gordon, É. 2009: The lives of ants. - Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, XI + 252 pp.

Gadagkar, R.


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Eguchi, K., Bui, T.V., General, D.M. & Alpert, G.D.


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Clout, M.N. & Williams, P.A. (Eds.) 2009: Invasive species management: a handbook of principles and techniques. - Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 308 pp.

Heller, N.E.


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Rolff, J. & Reynolds, S.E. (Eds.) 2009: Insect infection and immunity: evolution, ecology, and mechanisms. - Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 272 pp.

Wilson-Rich, N., Starks, P.T. & Rosengaus, R.B.


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Worldwide spread of the wooly ant, Tetramorium lanuginosum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Wetterer, J.K.


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Heterick, B.E. 2009: A guide to the ants of south-western Australia. -
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Shattuck, S.O.


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Worldwide spread of the pharaoh ant, Monomorium pharaonis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Wetterer, J.K.


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Tsuji, K.


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Eurhopalothrix elke, a new species from Borneo, and a key to the species of the E. platisquama group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

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Dietrich, C.O.


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Dietrich, C.O.


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Schödl, S. & Dietrich, C.O.


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Glaser, F.


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Carrying of a worker pupa by a single-dispersing foundress of Acropyga paleartica Menozzi, 1936 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Seifert, B. & Heller, G.


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Wiederfund von Formica (Coptoformica) foreli Bondroit, 1918 und erster sicherer Nachweis von Formica (C.) pressilabris Nylander, 1846 in Österreich (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

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Schlick-Steiner, B.C., Steiner, F.M. & Schödl, S. 2003: Ameisen (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). 1. Fassung 2002. Eine Rote Liste der in Niederösterreich gefährdeten Arten

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Recent records of Myrmicinosporidium durum Hölldobler, 1933, a fungal parasite of ants, with first record north of the Alps after 70 years

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Aggressives Verhalten von Formica-Arbeiterinnen gegen frisch geschlüpfte Arbeiterinnen von Polyergus rufescens (Latreille, 1798) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Heller, G.


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Dorigo, M. & Stützle, T. 2004: Ant Colony Optimization

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First record of Myrmica rugulososcabrinodis Karawajew, 1929 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Bulgaria

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Gorb, E. & Gorb, S. 2003: Seed dispersal by ants in a deciduous forest ecosystem: Mechanisms, strategies, adaptations

Schlick-Steiner, B.C. & Steiner, F.M.


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Novel blend of life history traits in an inquiline ant, Temnothorax minutissimus, with description of the male (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

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Bolton, B. 2003: Synopsis and classification of Formicidae

Agosti, A.


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Rank elevation in two European ant species: Myrmica lobulicornis Nylander, 1857, stat.n. and Myrmica spinosior Santschi, 1931, stat.n. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

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Nest competition between Camponotus vagus (Scopoli, 1763) and Camponotus herculeanus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Białowieża Forest (Poland)

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Lasius neglectus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) – a widely distributed tramp species in Central Asia

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Myrmica rubra (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): the first data on host-ant specificity of Maculinea nausithous (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in Hungary

Tartally, A. & Varga, Z.


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Wirth, R., Herz, H., Ryel, R.J., Beyschlag, W. & Hölldobler, B. 2003: Herbivory of leaf-cutting ants: A case study of Atta colombica in the tropical rainforest of Panama. – Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 230 pp.

Hughes, W.


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Fine-scale grassland assemblage analysis in Central Europe: ants tell another story than plants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae; Spermatophyta)

Englisch, T., Steiner, F.M. & Schlick-Steiner, B.C.


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Duration and thermal reaction norms of development are significantly different in winter and summer brood pupae of the ants Myrmica rubra Linnaeus, 1758 and M. ruginodis Nylander, 1846 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Kipyatkov, V., Lopatina, E. & Imamgaliev, A.


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Sensitivity and adaptation of Myrmica sabuleti workers (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) to light

Cammaerts, M.-C.


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Assembling the ant "Tree of Life" (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Ward, P.S., Brady, S.G., Fisher, B.L. & Schultz, T.R.


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How reliable are data on arboreal ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) communities collected by insecticidal fogging?

Floren, A.


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Web resources for myrmecologists

Nash, D.R.


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From the ants of the world – Belated congratulations for E.O. Wilson's 75th birthday

Heinze, J.


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Schlick-Steiner, B.C., Steiner, F.M. & Zettel, H.


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A personal obituary for Stefan Schödl (1957 - 2005)

Schlick-Steiner, B.C., Steiner, F.M. & Zettel, H.


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Temnothorax saxonicus (Seifert, 1995) stat.n., comb.n. – a parapatric, closely-related species of T. sordidulus (Müller, 1923) comb.n. and description of two new closely-related species, T. schoedli sp.n. and T. artvinense sp.n., from Turkey (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Seifert, B.


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Australian species of the ant genus Diacamma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Shattuck, S.O. & Barnett, N.J.


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Ants of the genus Meranoplus F. Smith, 1853 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Three new species and others from northeastern Australian rainforests

Taylor, R.W.


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Pheidole schoedli sp.n. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), a subterranean species found from North Borneo

Eguchi, K., Hashimoto, Y. & Malsch, A.K.F.


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Ants of the genus Myrmica (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Vietnam, with a description of a new species

Radchenko, A., Elmes, G.W. & Viet, B.T.


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A new Protanilla Taylor, 1990 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Leptanillinae) from Sri Lanka

Baroni Urbani, C. & de Andrade, M.L.


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Sundström, L.


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A new species of the ant genus Pachycondyla F. Smith, 1858 from Ecuador (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E.


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A new species of Pogonomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from gallery forests of the Orinoco Watershed, Venezuela

Lattke, J.E.


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On the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Philippine Islands: I. The genus Pristomyrmex Mayr, 1866

Zettel, H.


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Description of five new weaver ant species of Camponotus subgenus Karavaievia Emery, 1925 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Malaysia and Thailand, with contribution to their biology, especially to colony foundation

Dumpert, K., Maschwitz, U. & Weissflog, A.


Original Article

Taxonomy of the Camponotus festinatus complex in the United States of America (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Snelling, R.R.


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A morphological and molecular study of some species in the Camponotus maculatus group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Australia and Africa, with a description of a new Australian species

McArthur, A.J. & Leys, R.


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Boloponera vicans gen.n. and sp.n. and two new species of the Plectroctena genus group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Fisher, B.L.


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The ant genus Tetraponera in the Afrotropical region: synopsis of species groups and revision of the T. ambigua-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Ward, P.S.


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New species and nomenclatural changes for the Costa Rican ant fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Longino, J.T.


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A review of the Polyrhachis cryptoceroides species-group with description of a new species from Thailand (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Kohout, R.J.


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Three new species of the ant genera Amblyopone Erichson, 1842 and Proceratium Roger, 1863 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Yunnan, China

Xu, Y.


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A systematic overview of Australian species of the myrmicine ant genus Meranoplus F. Smith, 1853 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Andersen, A.N.


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Description of the male of Acropyga paleartica Menozzi, 1936 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Lapolla, J.S.


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Morphology-based cyber identification engine to identify ants of the Tetramorium caespitum/impurum complex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Steiner, F.M., Schlick-Steiner, B.C. & Moder, K.


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Tetramorium pacificum Mayr, 1870, T. scabrum Mayr, 1879 sp.rev., T. manobo (Calilung, 2000) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) – three good species

Schlick-Steiner, B.C., Steiner, F.M. & Zettel, H.


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Liste actualisee des fourmis du Maroc (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Cagniant, H.


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A critical checklist of the ants of Kyrgyzstan (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Schultz, R., Radchenko, A. & Seifert, B.


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Biogeographical parallels between plants and ants in North American deserts (Hymenoptera: Formicidae; Spermatophyta)

Johnson, R.A.


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The vanished plague ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of 19th century Bermuda

Wetterer, J.K.


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Exotic ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Balearic Islands

Gómez, K. & Espadaler, X.


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Distribution of the introduced ponerine ant Pachycondyla sennaarensis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Iran

Paknia, O.


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Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) genera in southern China: Observations on the Oriental-Palaearctic boundary

Fellowes, J.R.


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Formica paralugubris (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Italian Alps from new data and old data revisited

Bernasconi, C., Maeder, A., Freitag, A. & Cherix, D.


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Formica lusatica Seifert, 1997 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), an ant species new to Finland, with notes on its biology and the description of males

Czechowski, W. & Radchenko, A.


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Biogeography, diversity, and vertical distribution of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Vorarlberg, Austria

Glaser, F.


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Change in the zoogeographical structure of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) caused by urban pressure in the Sofia region (Bulgaria)

Antonova, V. & Penev, L.


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Are the Neotropical ants Pachycondyla crenata (Roger, 1861) and Pachycondyla mesonotalis (Santschi, 1923) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae) good species? A cytogenetic approach

Mariano, C.S.F., Pompolo, S.G., Borges, D.S. & Delabie, J.H.C.


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Otto, D. 2005: Die Roten Waldameisen, 3. überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage. Die Neue Brehm-Bücherei Bd. 293. – Westarp Wissenschaften-Verlags-GmbH, Hohenwarsleben, 192 pp

Buschinger, A.


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Survival of the trunk ant (Formica truncorum Fabricius, 1804; Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a fragmented habitat

Mabelis, A.A. & Chardon, J.P.


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Attack of the invasive garden ant: aggression behaviour of Lasius neglectus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) against native Lasius species in Spain

Cremer, S., Ugelvig, L.V., Lommen, S.T.E., Petersen, K.S. & Pedersen, J.S.


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Long term expansion of a supercolony of the invasive garden ant, Lasius neglectus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Tartally, A.


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Weather conditions during nuptial flight of Manica rubida (Latreille, 1802) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in southern Poland

Depa, Ł.


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First Asian record of the parasitic ant, Leptothorax goesswaldi Kutter, 1967 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Schultz, R. & Buschinger, A.


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Larval nourishment in Leptothorax acervorum (Fabricius, 1793) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with description of a larval mensarium as a trophophoretic structure for the handling of food particles

Buschinger, A. & Schaefer, M.


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Heterospecific colony fusion in two Temnothorax (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) sibling ants

Pusch, K., Meindl, C. & Heinze, J.


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The role of permanent grasslands on ant community structure: Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) as ecological indicators in the agro-ecosystems of the Taro River Regional Park (Italy)

Castracani, C. & Mori, A.


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Ant assemblages in successional stages of Scotch Broom stands (Hymenoptera: Formicidae; Spermatophyta)

Dauber, J. & Simmering, D.


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A comprehensive list of the ants of Romania (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Markó, B., Sipos, B., Csösz, S., Kiss, K., Boros, I. & Gallé, L.


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Ant-associates of Palaearctic lycaenid butterfly larvae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae; Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) – a review

Fiedler, K.


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Bolton, B., Alpert, G., Ward, P.S. & Naskrecki, P. 2006: Bolton's catalogue of ants of the world: 1758-2005. – Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, CD-ROM

Shattuck, S.O.


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Camponotus (Karavaievia) khaosokensis nom.n. proposed as replacement name for Camponotus (Karavaievia) hoelldobleri Dumpert, 2006 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Dumpert, K.


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Passera, L. & Aron, S. 2005: Les fourmis: comportement, organisation sociale et évolution. – Les Presses scientifiques du CNRC, Ottawa, 480 pp.

Cherix, D.


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Schlick-Steiner, B.C., Steiner, F.M. & Zettel, H.


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Female-biased sex ratios and unusually potent males in the social parasite Anergates atratulus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Heinze, J., Lautenschläger, B. & Buschinger, A.


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Keller, L. & Gordon, E. 2006: La vie des fourmis. – Odile Jacob, Paris, 303 pp.

Buschinger, A.


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No evidence for a dominance-discovery trade-off among Formica pratensis colonies (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Jordan, R. & Blüthgen, N.


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The distribution of the subgenus Coptoformica Müller, 1923 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Palaearctic Region

Schultz, R. & Seifert, B.


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Seifert, B. 2007: Die Ameisen Mittel- und Nordeuropas. – lutra Verlags- und Vertriebsgesellschaft, Tauer, 368 pp

Dauber, J.


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Perspective vision in workers of Myrmica sabuleti Meinert, 1861 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Cammaerts, M.-C.


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Cooperative self-defence: Matabele ants (Pachycondyla analis) against African driver ants (Dorylus sp.; Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Beck, J. & Kunz, B.K.


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Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the South Atlantic islands of Ascension Island, St Helena, and Tristan da Cunha

Wetterer, J.K., Espadaler, X., Ashmole, N.P., Mendel, H., Cutler, C. & Endeman, J.


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Paratrechina pubens (Forel, 1893) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), a candidate for the plague ant of 19th century Bermuda

Wetterer, J.K.


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Colour vision in the ant Myrmica sabuleti Meinert, 1861 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Cammaerts, M.-C.


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Body size, colony size, and range size in ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): are patterns along elevational and latitudinal gradients consistent with Bergmann's Rule?

Geraghty, M.J., Dunn, R.R. & Sanders, N.J.


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The evolution of hydrocarbon pheromone parsimony in ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) – interplay of colony odor uniformity and odor idiosyncrasy. A review

Hefetz, A.


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Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) pass the bioindicator scorecard

Majer, J.D., Orabi, G. & Bisevac, L.


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Global ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) biodiversity and biogeography – a new database and its possibilities

Dunn, R.R., Sanders, N.J., Fitzpatrick, M.C., Laurent, E., Lessard, J.-P., Agosti, D., Andersen, A.N., Bruhl, C., Cerda, X., Ellison, A.M., Fisher, B.L., Gibb, H., Gotelli, N.J., Gove, A., Guenard, B., Janda, M., Kaspari, M., Longino, J.T., Majer, J., Mcglynn, T.P., Menke, S.B., Parr, C.L., Philpott, S.M., Pfeiffer, M., Retana, J., Suarez, A.V. & Vasconcelos, H.L.


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The present distribution and nest tree characteristics of Liometopum microcephalum (Panzer, 1798) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in South Moravia

Schlaghamerský, J. & Omelková, M.


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Combining behavioral ecology with community ecology and faunistics of ants – the second Central European Workshop of Myrmecology, 17 - 19 May 2007, Szeged, Hungary

Markó, B.


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Composition of assemblages of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and associated arthropods (Heteroptera, Orthoptera, Araneae) at natural forest edges

Árendás, O., Bozsó, M., Gallé, R., Torma, A. & Körmöczi, L.


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On the trophobiotic interaction of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with sawfly larvae of Blasticotomidae (Hymenoptera)

Biryukova, O.B.


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Present status of the Slovenian ant fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Bračko, G.


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Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in restored seminatural grasslands in Sweden: species richness and community composition

Dahms, H., Wolters, V. & Dauber, J.


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Ant soil engineering increases grass root arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization (Hymenoptera: Formicidae; Spermatophyta; Glomeromycota)

Dauber, J. & Niechoj, R.


Abstract

Monitoring ant communities (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Central European experiences

Gallé, L., Mészáros, H., Zoványi, G., Győri-Dürgő, H., Markó, B. & Kiss, K.


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Effectiveness of aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) protection from entomophagous species (Insecta varia) by different ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Gavriluyk, A.V. & Novgorodova, T.A.


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Red wood ants – oak herbivore interactions: preliminary results of short-time observation (Hymenoptera: Formicidae; Insecta varia)

Holec, M. & Havelka, J.


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Early development of aggressive reactions to predatory ground beetles in red wood ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae; Coleoptera: Carabidae)

Iakovlev, I.K.


Abstract

Ecology of New Guinea ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) – exploring an unknown fauna

Janda, M., Klimeš, P. & Borowiec, M.L.


Abstract

The social parasitic ant Plagiolepis xene Stärcke, 1936 new to Turkey (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Kiran, K. & Aktaç, N.


Abstract

Intraspecific relations in Formica pratensis Retzius, 1783 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Kiss, K. & Kóbori, O.


Abstract

The possible origin of "mixed" colonies of Formica wood ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Korczyńska, J., Gajewska, M., Pilot, M., Czechowski, W. & Radchenko, A.


Abstract

Investigations of aphid-ant mutualism in sandy habitat complexes (Homoptera: Aphididae; Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Molnár, N., Angyal, D. & Gulyás, E.


Abstract

Succession of ant-communities on old-fields (Hymenoptera: Formicidae; Spermatophyta)

Német, E., Markó, B., Ruprecht, E. & Gallé, L.


Abstract

The specialization in groups of ants tending aphid colonies (Hymenoptera: Formicidae; Homoptera: Aphididae)

Novgorodova, T.A.


Abstract

Modes and speed of information transmission in Formica pratensis Retzius, 1783 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Novgorodova, T.A. & Zhukova, S.G.


Abstract

Early development of complex hunting behaviour in ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Panteleeva, S.N.


Abstract

Preliminary results on the interaction of Liometopum microcephalum (Panzer, 1798) with other ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Petráková, L. & Schlaghamerský, J.


Abstract

Interspecies hierarchy and social control in ant communities (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Reznikova, Zh.


Abstract

No entry signal in ant foraging (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): new insights from an agent-based model

Robinson, E.J.H., Jackson, D., Holcombe, M. & Ratnieks, F.L.W.


Abstract

Ants and bits (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Ryabko, B. & Reznikova, Zh.


Abstract

Social isolation and worker survival in the obligatory slave-making ant Polyergus rufescens (Latreille, 1798) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Szczuka, A., Korczyńska, J., Kieruzel, M. & Godzińska, E.J.


Abstract

The first records of Rickia wasmannii Cavara, 1899, a myrmecophilous fungus, and its Myrmica Latreille, 1804 host ants in Hungary and Romania (Ascomycetes: Laboulbeniales; Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Tartally, A., Szűcs, B. & Ebsen, J.R.


Abstract

Host ant specificity of the Large Blue butterfly, Maculinea alcon (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775), in the Carpathian Basin (Hymenoptera: Formicidae; Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)

Vályi Nagy, M. & Csősz, S.


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Cherix D., Freitag, A. & Maeder, A. 2006: Fourmis des bois du Parc jurassien vaudois. – Parc jurassien vaudois & Musée de zoologie, Lausanne, 120 pp.

Passera, L.


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Schlick-Steiner, B.C., Zettel, H. & Steiner, F.M.


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The use of native and non-native tree species for foraging and nesting habitat by the wood-ant Formica lugubris (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Robinson, E.J.H., Tofilsk, A. & Ratnieks, F.L.W.


Obituary

Professor Jehoshua Kugler (1916 - 2007)

Freidberg, A.


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The demise of the standard ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Heinze, J.


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Technomyrmex vexatus (Santschi, 1919) from Gibraltar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): a new ant species for Europe and genus for Iberia

Guillem, R. & Bensusan, K.


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Structure and function of ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) brains: Strength in numbers

Gronenberg, W.


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Narendra, A. & Kumar, S.M. 2007: On a trail with ants: A handbook of the ants of Peninsular India. – Published by Ajay Narendra and Sunil Kumar M., Bangalore, 193 pp.

Fellowes, J.R.


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A test for variation in slave species work efficiency in mixed slave-maker, Protomognathus americanus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), colonies

Judd, T.M.


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Reznikova, Z. 2007: Animal intelligence. From individual to social cognition. – Cambridge University Press, 472 pp.

Bugnyar, T.


Original Article

Cardiocondyla atalanta Forel, 1915, a cryptic sister species of Cardiocondyla nuda (Mayr, 1866) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Seifert, B.


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Ecology, colony structure, and conservation biology of Formica (Coptoformica) foreli Bondroit, 1918 in Bavaria, Germany (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Dolek, M., Freese-Hager, A. & Geyer, A.


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Path integration as the basic navigation mechanism of the desert ant Cataglyphis fortis (Forel, 1902) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Ronacher, B.


Original Article

Observations of summit disease in Formica rufa Linnaeus, 1761 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Boer, P.


Review Article

The utility of species distribution models to predict the spread of invasive ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and to anticipate changes in their ranges in the face of global climate change

Roura-Pascual, N. & Suarez, A.V.


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Rico-Gray, V. & Oliveira, P.S. 2007: The ecology and evolution of ant-plant interactions. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 320 pp.

Heil, M.


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Chemical sorcery for sociality: Exocrine secretions of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Morgan, E.D.


Original Article

Removal of allometric variance improves species separation in multi-character discriminant functions when species are strongly allometric and exposes diagnostic characters

Seifert, B.


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Van Mele, P. & Cuc, N.T.T. 2007: Ants as friends: Improving your tree crops with weaver ants (2nd edition). Africa Rice Centre (WARDI), Cotonou, Benin, and CABI, Engham, UK, 72 pp.

Majer, J.


Review Article

Functional genetics and genomics in ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): The interplay of genes and social life

Goodisman, M.A.D., Kovacs, J.L. & Hunt, B.G.


Review Article

The causes and consequences of genetic caste determination in ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Anderson, K.E., Linksvayer, T.A. & Smith, C.R.


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Snelling, R.R., Fisher, B.L. & Ward, P.S. (Eds.) 2007: Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): homage to E. O. Wilson – 50 years of contributions. – Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80: 1-690.

Wild, A.L.


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Fisher, B.L. & Cover, S.P. 2007: Ants of North America: a guide to the genera. – University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, xiv + 194 pp.

Ward, P.S.


Original Article

Worldwide spread of the longhorn crazy ant, Paratrechina longicornis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Wetterer, J.K.


Original Article

A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran

Paknia, O., Radchenko, A., Alipanah, H. & Pfeiffer, M.


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Do ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) need conservation and does ant conservation need genetics?

Seppä, P.


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Chemical strategies to deal with ants: a review of mimicry, camouflage, propaganda, and phytomimesis by ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and other arthropods

Akino, T.


Obituary

Francesco Le Moli

Mori, A. & Grasso, D.A.


Review Article

What can ant diversity-energy relationships tell us about land use and land change (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)?

Ríos-Casanova, L. & Bestelmeyer, B.T.


Review Article

The effect of ants on soil properties and processes (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Frouz, J. & Jilková, V.


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Korb, J. & Heinze, J. (Eds.) 2008: The ecology of social evolution. – Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 266 pp.

Bourke, A.F.G.


Review Article

Experimental paradigms for studying cognition and communication in ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Reznikova, Z.


Review Article

Individual and collective cognition in ants and other insects (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Dornhaus, A. & Franks, N.R.


Obituary

In memoriam – Roy R. Snelling (30 September 1934 - 21 April 2008)

Trager, J.C.


Original Article

Vietnamese species of the genus Acanthomyrmex Emery, 1893 - A. humilis sp.n. and A. glabfemoralis Zhou & Zheng, 1997 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)

Eguchi, K., Bui, T.V. & Yamane, S.


Original Article

Leptothorax athabasca sp.n. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Alberta, Canada, an ant with an apparently restricted range

Buschinger, A. & Schulz, A.


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Steiner, F.M., Zettel, H. & Schlick-Steiner, B.C.


Original Article

First record of the slave-maker ant Harpagoxenus sublaevis (Nylander, 1849) from Bulgaria (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Antonova, V.


Review Article

Biodiversity, species interactions, and functional roles of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in fragmented landscapes: a review

Crist, T.O.


Original Article

Advances in insect preparation: bleaching, clearing and relaxing ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Stüben, M. & Linsenmair, K.E. 


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Hölldobler, B. & Wilson, E.O. 2008: The Superorganism: the beauty, elegance and strangeness of insect societies. – W.W. Norton and Company, New York, 576 pp.

Seal, J.N.


Original Article

Worldwide spread of the ghost ant, Tapinoma melanocephalum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Wetterer, J.K.


Original Article

A note on prey composition of the Japanese treefrog, Hyla japonica, in an area invaded by Argentine ants, Linepithema humile, in Hiroshima Prefecture, western Japan (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Ito, F., Okaue, M. & Ichikawa, T.


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Tschinkel, W.R. 2006: The fire ants. – Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 744 pp.

Gordon, D.M.


Original Article

Maze negotiation by a myrmicine ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Cammaerts, M.C. & Lambert, A.


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Recent advances in army ant biology (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Kronauer, D.J.C.


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Passera, L. 2008: Le monde extraordinaire des fourmis. – Librairie Arthème, Fayard, Paris, 235 pp.

Cherix, D.


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A taxonomic revision of the Formica subpilosa Ruzsky, 1902 group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

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Glaser, F. 2009: Die Ameisen des Fürstentums Liechtenstein (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). – Amtlicher Lehrmittelverlag, Vaduz, 72 pp.

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Gadau, J. & Fewell, J. (Eds.) 2009: Organization of insect societies: from genome to sociocomplexity

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Bourke, A.F.G. 2011: Principles of social evolution. - Oxford University Press, Oxford, 288 pp.

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Bignell, D.E., Roisin, Y. Lo, N. (Eds.) 2011: Biology of termites: a modern synthesis. – Springer, Dordrecht, XIV + 576 pp.

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Radchenko, A.G. & Elmes, G.W. 2010: Myrmica ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Old World. - Natura Optima Dux, Warsaw, 789 pp.

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Ellison, A.M., Gotelli, N.J., Farnsworth, E.J. & Alpert, G.D. 2012: A field guide to the ants of New England

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Czechowski, W. Radchenko, A., Czechowska, W. & Vepsäläinen, K. 2012: The ants of Poland with reference to the myrmecofauna of Europe

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Maruyama, M., Komatsu, T., Kudo, S., Shimada, T. & Kinomura, K. 2013: The guests of Japanese ants

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Klimes, P. & McArthur, A.


 

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Sexual and asexual reproduction of queens in a myrmicine ant, Vollenhovia emeryi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Okamoto, M., Kobayashi, K., Hasegawa, E. & Ohkawara, K.


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Campbell, H. Fellowes, M.D.E. & Cook, J.M.


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General, D.E.M.


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Guénard, B., Weiser, M.D., Gómez, K., Narula, N. & Economo, E.P.


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Laciny, A., Zettel, H., Metscher, B., Kamariah, A.S., Kopchinskiy, A., Pretzer, C. & Druzhinina, I.S.


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Coexisting in harsh environments: temperature-based foraging patterns of two desert leafcutter ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Attini)

Nobua-Behrmann, B.E., Lopez de Casenave, J., Milesi, F.A. & Farji-Brener, A.


Book Review

Stockan, J.A. & Robinson, E.J.H. (Eds.) 2016: Wood ant ecology and conservation

Fiedler, K.


Original Article

Pleometrotic colony foundation in the ant Crematogaster scutellaris (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): better be alone than in bad company

Masoni, A., Frizzi, F., Mattioli, M., Turillazzi, S., Ciofi, C. & Santini, G.


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The Global Ant Genomics Alliance (GAGA)

Boomsma, J.J., Brady, S.G., Dunn, R.R., Gadau, J., Heinze, J., Keller, L., Moreau, C.S., Sanders, N.J., Schrader, L., Schultz, T.R., Sundström, L., Ward, P.S., Wcislo, W.T., Zhang, G. & The GAGA Consortium


Original Article

Crematogaster abstinens and Crematogaster pygmaea (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae): from monogyny and monodomy to polygyny and polydomy

Martins Segundo, G.B., De Biseau, J.-C., Feitosa, R.M., Carlos, J.E.V., Sá, L.R., Fontenelle, M.T.M.B. & Quinet, Y.


Original Article

Caste-specific expression of constitutive and Beauveria bassiana induced immunity in the ant Formica exsecta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Stucki, D., Sundström, L. & Freitak, D.


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Original Article

Light at the end of the tunnel: Integrative taxonomy delimits cryptic species in the Tetramorium caespitum complex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Wagner, H.C., Arthofer, W., Seifert, B., Muster, C., Steiner, F.M. & Schlick-Steiner, B.C


Original Article

Integrative taxonomy reveals multiple cryptic species within Central American Hylomyrma Forel, 1912 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Pierce, M.P., Branstetter, M.G. & Longino, J.T.


Original Article

Two new species of the "ultimate" parasitic ant genus Teleutomyrmex Kutter, 1950 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Western Palaearctic

Kiran, K., Karaman, C., Lapeva-Gjonova, A. & Aksoy, V.


 

Review Article

Ant-mediated (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) biological control of the coffee berry borer: diversity, ecological complexity, and conservation biocontrol

Morris, J.R., Jiménez-Soto, E., Philpott, S.M. & Perfecto, I.


Review Article

The flight ecology of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Helms IV, J.A.


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Original Article

How common is trophobiosis with hoppers (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha) inside ant nests (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)? Novel interactions from New Guinea and a worldwide overview

Klimes, P., Borovanska, M., Plowman, N.S. & Leponce, M.


Corrections

Corrections of: Barden, P. 2017: Fossil ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): ancient diversity and the rise of modern lineages. – Myrmecological News 24: 1-30.

Barden, P.


Original Article

Sociometry of Solenopsis geminata (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) reveals variation in colony-level phenotypes in fire ants

Trible, W., Shoemaker, D.D. & Gotzek, D.


Original Article

The foraging strategy of Formica sanguinea (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), a facultative slave-maker

Ślipiński, P., Markó, B., Włodarczyk, T. & Czechowski, W.


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Original Article

Natural history and nest architecture of the fungus-farming ant genus Sericomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Ješovnik, A., Chaul, J. & Schultz, T.


Commented Translations

Wilhelm Goetsch (1887 - 1960): pioneering studies on the development and evolution of the soldier caste in social insects

Metzl, C., Wheeler, D.E. & Abouheif, E.


Original Article

New species of the ant genus Metapone Forel, 1911: first records from New Caledonia and Vanuatu (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Taylor, R.W.


Original Article

Three Turano-European species of the Temnothorax interruptus group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) demonstrated by quantitative morphology

Csősz, S., Salata, S. & Borowiec, L.


 

Original Article

Testing the effect of a nest architectural feature in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Tschinkel, W.R.

 

 

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Original Article

Natural history observations and kinematics of strobing in Australian strobe ants, Opisthopsis haddoni (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Waters, J.S. & McGlynn, T.P.

 

 

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Original Article

Differential responses of ant assemblages (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) to long-term grassland management in Central Germany

Pérez-Sánchez, A.J., Zopf, D., Klimek, S. & Dauber, J

 

 

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Original Article

Invasive Northern Red Oaks benefit Temnothorax crassispinus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) ant colonies

Myczko, Ł., Dylewski, Ł., Mitrus, S. & Sparks, T.H.

 

 

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Original Article

Reconstructing the relatedness of cooperatively breeding queens in the Panamanian leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Nehring,V., Dijkstra, M.B., Sumner, S., Hughes, W.O.H. & Boomsma, J.J.

 

 

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Original Article

Diversity and distribution of Solenopsis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) thief ants belowground

Ohyama, L., King, J.R. & Jenkins, D.G.

 

 

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Review Article

Symbiotic partnerships and their chemical interactions in the leafcutter ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Worsley, S.F., Innocent, T.M., Heine, D., Murrell, C.J., Yu, D.W., Wilkinson, B., Hutchings, M.I., Boomsma, J.J. & Holmes, N.A.

 

 

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Original Article

Temporal variation in social structure and worker reproduction in the temporary social parasite Lasius fuliginosus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

van Elst, T. & Gadau, J.

 

 

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The Ant Chromosome database – ACdb: an online resource for ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) chromosome researchers

Cardoso, D.C., Santos, H.G. & Cristiano, M.P.

 

 

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Original Article

Cryptic species of the Myrmica tibetana complex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) revealed by integrative taxonomy

Seifert, B., Schultz, R., Ritz, M.S. & Ritz, C.M.

 

 

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Original Article

A new extinct ant genus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) from the Late Eocene Rovno amber – a putative ancestor of the Leptothorax genus group

Radchenko, A., Dlussky, G.M.† & Perfilieva K.

 

 

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Review Article

The ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and their parasites: effects of parasitic manipulations and host responses on ant behavioral ecology

de Bekker C., Will, I., Das, B. & Adams, R.M.M.

 

 

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Original Article

A mixed colony of Tetramorium immigrans Santschi, 1927 and the putative social parasite Tetramorium aspina sp.n. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Wagner, H.C., Karaman C., Aksoy, V. & Kiran, K.

 

 

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Original Article

Population structure of Myrmica rubra (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in part of its invasive range revealed by nuclear DNA markers and aggression analysis

Hicks, B.J. & Marshall, H.D.

 

 

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Original Article

Revision and redefinition of the crematogastrine ant genus Tetheamyrma Bolton, 1991, with the description of a new species and the first description of the dealate queen (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

General, D.E.M. & Buenavente, P.A.C.

 

 

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Original Article

Induced immune responses in Formica fusca (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Fuchs, S., Sundström, L., Bos, N., Stucki, D. & Freitak, D.

 

 

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Review Article

Neuroplasticity in desert ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) – importance for the ontogeny of navigation

Rössler, W.

 

 

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Original Article

Larval hemolymph feeding and hemolymph taps in the ant Proceratium itoi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Masuko, K.

 

 

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Review Article

Evolution of dispersal in ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): a review on the dispersal strategies of sessile superorganisms

Hakala, S.M., Seppä P. & Helanterä H.

 


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Original Article

A simple and efficient method for preventing ant escape (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Ning, D., Yang, F., Xiao, Q., Ran, H. & Xu, Y.

 

 

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Original Article

Habitat complexity affects functional traits and diversity of ant assemblages in urban green spaces (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Nooten, S.S., Schultheiss, P., Rowe, R.C., Facey, S.L. & Cook, J.M.

 

 

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Original Article

Competition as possible driver of dietary specialisation in the mushroom harvesting ant Euprenolepis procera (Hymenoptera:
Formicidae)

Lizon à l’Allemand S., Brückner, A., Hashim, R., Witte, V. & von Beeren, C.

 

 

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