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Title: Can the Black bog ant (Formica picea Nyl.) survive in the Bieszczady National Park (SE Poland)?

Subtitle:

Fragmenta Faunistica, vol. 55, no. 2 ; Formica picea in Bieszczady NP ; Czy mrówka Formica picea Nyl. przetrwa w Bieszczadzkim Parku Narodowym (pd.-wsch. Polska)?

Contributor:

Polska Akademia Nauk. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii

Publisher:

Museum and Institute of Zoology PAS

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

Bibliogr.: p. 129 ; P. 123-130 : ill. color. ; 25 cm ; Abstracts in Polish. Taxa in Latin

Abstract:

In the peat bogs of the Bieszczady National Park an inventory of the Black bog ant (Formica picea Nyl.) was made in order to get an impression of the probability of its survival in SE Poland. Three habitat networks are distinguished, which are situated too far from each other for (re)colonization by means of flying queens. The largest network includes five peat bogs. In two of them F. picea was found. The species was not found in peat bogs which belong to the other habitat networks. The quality of the peat bogs depends on management strategies, currently challenged by two main threats: desiccation and the influx of nutrients. This process will speed up the succession of the vegetation. As a result dwarf shrubs are encroaching on habitat areas of F. picea, where Sphagnum species are still dominating in the moss layer.

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Relation:

Fragmenta Faunistica

Volume:

55

Issue:

2

Start page:

123

End page:

130

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:34836 ; oai:rcin.org.pl:34836 ; 10.3161/00159301FF2012.55.2.123

Source:

MiIZ PAN, call no. patrz sygn. czas. P.256 vol. 55 no. 2 ; MiIZ PAN, call no. patrz sygn. czas. P.4664 vol. 55 no. 2 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Language of abstract:

eng ; pol

Rights:

Creative Commons Attribution BY 3.0 PL license

Terms of use:

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Digitizing institution:

Museum and Institute of Zoology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Library of the Museum and Institute of Zoology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund

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