oa Madoqua - Checklist, biological notes and distribution of ants in the central Namib Desert

Volume 14, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1011-5498



Thirty-six species of ant were collected in the central Namib Desert. South West Africa/Namibia during the period 1981 to 1985. The ant fauna was dominated by the Myrmicinae, comprising 29 species, followed by the Formicinae, comprising six species and the Pseudomyrmecinae with one species. The majority of ant species occurred on the gravel plains.

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