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Title: Myrmica karavajevi (Arn.) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in Poland: a species not as rare as it is thought to be?

Subtitle:

Fragmenta Faunistica, vol. 56, no. 1 ; Myrmica karavajevi (Arn.) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) w Polsce - gatunek nie aż tak rzadki, za jaki uchodzi? ; Myrmica karavajevi in Poland

Contributor:

Polska Akademia Nauk. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii

Publisher:

Museum and Institute of Zoology, PAS

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

Bibliogr. p. 23 ; P. 17-24 : ill. ; 25 cm ; Abstract in English, Polish. Taxa in Latin

Abstract:

The ant Myrmica karavajevi is an extremely rarely found and poorly known workerless social parasite of ants of the Myrmica scabrinodis species group. Hereafter detailed information of its previously published findings from four geographical regions in Poland (Bieszczady Mts, Pieniny Mts, Pomeranian Lakeland and Mazovian Lowland) as well as data on three new records from the Roztocze Upland, Lubelska Upland and Krakowsko- Częstochowska Upland is given. The latter suggests higher than hitherto suspected degree of host species infestation by M. karavajevi. Use of M. rugulosa as a host by M. karavajevi is also discussed.

References:

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Relation:

Fragmenta Faunistica

Volume:

56

Issue:

1

Start page:

17

End page:

24

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:45422 ; oai:rcin.org.pl:45422 ; 10.3161/00159301FF2013.56.1

Source:

MiIZ PAN, call no. patrz sygn. czas. P. 256 vol. 56 no. 1 ; MiIZ PAN, call no. patrz sygn. czas. P. 4664 vol. 56 no. 1 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Language of abstract:

eng ; pol

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

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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