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Neumeyer, R.

Year: 2009


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

Journal: Myrmecological News

Volume: 12

Pages: 170

Type of contribution: Book Review

Supplementary material: No


Naturkundliche Forschung im Fürstentum Liechtenstein 26; Amtlicher Lehrmittelverlag, Vaduz, 72 pp.; Isbn 978-3-9523234-3-4; available from: Amt für Wald, Natur und Landschaft, FL-9490 Vaduz; Price: Sfr 15.00 Dr. Rainer Neumeyer, Probsteistrasse 89, 8051 Zürich, Switzerland. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Myrmecol. News 12: 170 (online 25 May 2009) Issn 1994-4136 (print), Issn 1997-3500 (online) Received 26 March 2009; accepted 30 March 2009 Lying on the east side of the river Rhine between Switzerland (cantons St Gall and Grisons) and Austria (state Vorarlberg), the Principality of Liechtenstein covers only 160 km2 (Vorarlberg: 2602 km2), but offers a range of altitudes from 425 m to 2599 m a.s.l. Therefore, quite a diverse ant fauna could be expected, when in 2006 the author of this book, together with six biologist colleagues and supported by local rangers, started the first inventory ever for this country. In addition to hand collecting, the team set up pitfall traps (salt…

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Publisher: The Austrian Society of Entomofaunistics

ISSN: Print: 1994-4136 - Online: 1997-3500