Advances in Entomology

Volume 4, Issue 3 (July 2016)

ISSN Print: 2331-1991   ISSN Online: 2331-2017

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State of Art of Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) at Caxiuanã, Melgaco, Pará, Brazil

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DOI: 10.4236/ae.2016.43013    1,851 Downloads   2,751 Views  Citations


The ants are one of the mega diverse insets found in all terrestrial environments, and occur in great diversity, richness and abundance, acting at all trophic levels. The present study was conducted to verify the knowledge of ant fauna at Caxiuanã National forest. All available ant literature and some collection in Caxiuanã were compiled and analyzed in EXCEL program. Caxiuanã is one Brazilian Amazonia forest that has good biological conservation. A total of 197 species belonging to 52 genera of the nine subfamilies are present in Caxiuanã. Many studies need to be done in this place to understand the ant community pattern to give base for other studies and proposal for use, management and conservation of this interesting Amazonia place.

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Harada, A. (2016) State of Art of Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) at Caxiuanã, Melgaco, Pará, Brazil. Advances in Entomology, 4, 115-132. doi: 10.4236/ae.2016.43013.

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