Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Vrachanska Planina Mountains

Publication Type:Book Chapter
Year of Publication:2016
Authors:Antonova, V, Lapeva-Gjonova, A, Gradinarov, D
Book Title:Bechev, D. & Georgiev, D. (Eds.) Faunistic diversity of Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park.
Publisher:ZooNotes, Supplement 3, Plovdiv University Press
Keywords:ants, Balkans, fauna, protected species

We give a list of 29 ant species in Vrachanska Planina Mountain from 24 localities. Nine species were confirmed by previously reported data. Among all 19 unpublished species (found in 50’s of last century and during 2013-2014), 10 are new for the region. Four species are of nature conservation importance.

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