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Studies on the diversity of Solenopsis species from Mathahi block of Madhepura District, Bihar

Seema Kumari & Arun Kumar*
University Department of Zoology, B.N.M.University, Madhepura, Bihar, India
Received :21st July, 2019 ; Revised : 30th August, 2019

Abstract– The study has been carried out in the Mathahi block, of Madhepura District as no adequate information on Solenopsis species diversity of this region has been available yet. The present study was carried out during November 2017 – May 2018. During the study diverse subfamily of ants were observed. Out of which Myrmicinae was the dominating. The ants were sampled by employing intensive all out search method (AOS method). The sampled specimens were collected carefully. Through this study availability and abundance of ants in this Mathahi block region were revealed. This study also shows that ants can also survive in odds and adverse condition.

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