Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Biogeography of the predator ants of the genus Ectatomma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ectatomminae) in Eastern Bahia and neighbouring regions Biogeografia das formigas predadoras do genero ectatomma (Hymenoptera:Formicidae:Ectatomminae) no leste da Bahia e Regioes vizinhas

by Delabie, J.H.C; Alves, H.S.R; Franca, V.C; Martins, T. de A; Nascimento, I.C. do.
Publisher: (Ene-Dic 2007)ISSN: 0103-3816.Subject(s): HYMENOPTERA | FORMICIDAE | FAUNA DEL SUELO | BIOGEOGRAFIA | BAHIA | BRASIL | HYMENOPTERA | FORMICIDAE | SOIL FAUNA | BIOGEOGRAPHY | BAHIA | BRAZIL | HYMENOPTERA | FORMICIDAE | FAUNE DU SOL | BIOGEOGRAPHIE | BAHIA | BRESIL | ECTATOMMA In: Agrotrópica (Brasil) v. 19 p. 13-20Summary: The neotropical genus of predatory ants Ectatomma includes 14 species, which are distributed from Mexico to Argentina, having eight at Bahía and neighbouring States. The importance of this group of ants in natural biological control of tropical crop pests is pointed out. The geographic distribution of the species that occur in eastern Bahia, Sergipe, as well as in the neighbouring regions of Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo was studied in details.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
No physical items for this record

3 ilus. 40 ref.

The neotropical genus of predatory ants Ectatomma includes 14 species, which are distributed from Mexico to Argentina, having eight at Bahía and neighbouring States. The importance of this group of ants in natural biological control of tropical crop pests is pointed out. The geographic distribution of the species that occur in eastern Bahia, Sergipe, as well as in the neighbouring regions of Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo was studied in details.

Click on an image to view it in the image viewer