Section 7
Chapter 6,715

The meat ant iridomyrmex purpureus hymenoptera formicidae as a dominant member of ant communities

Greenslade, P.J.M.

Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 15(2): 237-240


DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-6055.1976.tb01700.x
Accession: 006714790

Dominant ants are defined as abundant and influential members of ant communities. Observations are reported to illustrate the dominance of I. purpureus s.s., using catches of pitfall traps to show its effects on other members of the surface fauna.

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