Invasive ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Greece and Cyprus

Sebastian Salata, Christos Georgiadis, Lech Borowiec

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Abstract

Fifteen invasive ant species from Greece and Cyprus are recorded. Their biology and habitat preferences in eastern Mediterranean Region are discussed. Historical and non-published records of all listed species are summarized. Tetramorium bicarinatum is recorded for the first time from Greece, while Paratrechina longicornis and Pheidole indica are new for Cypriot fauna. Uncertain data concerning Anoplolepis gracilipes, Pheidole megacephala and Monomorium destructor are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-23
Number of pages11
JournalNorth-Western Journal of Zoology
Volume15
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2019
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Ants
  • Cyprus
  • Greece
  • Invasive species

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology

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