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Survey and taxonomical study of ants that collected from indoor in different regions of Iraq

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Razzaq Shalan Augul, Hanaa Hani. Al-Saffar

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J. Bio. Env. Sci.12( 3), 93-97, March 2018


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The aim of this study to determine the worker ants, which had several important, related to human activities in different aspects; furthermore, there was no paper deals with this matter previously in Iraq. The present investigation showed, the ant worker species that found indoors, which collected from different regions of Iraq are identified; they were registered as eight species belonging to six genera under three subfamilies. The species of Monomorium brunneolucidulum Collingwood & Agosti and Monomorium rimae Collingwood & Agosti are new recorded for Iraqi fauna. Identification key to subfamilies, genera and species was designed with illustrated of the morphological characters.


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