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Contents of volume 8, published 2016

Taxonomy

Descriptions of a new species and the gyne in the rarely collected arboreal genera Paratopula and Rotastruma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Hong Kong, with a discussion on their ecology

YING Y. LUO and BENOIT GUÉNARD

article first published online: 01/July/2016

DOI: 10.20362/am.008016

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Ecology and Distribution

A Checklist of known ant species of Laos (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

WEEYAWAT JAITRONG, BENOIT GUÉNARD, EVAN P. ECONOMO, NOPPARAT BUDDHAKALA and SEIKI YAMANE

article first published online: 08/September/2016

DOI: 10.20362/am.008019

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Discovery of the Sri Lankan Relict Ant, Aneuretus simoni Emery (Formicidae, Aneuretinae) and the nest density of the species in a selected region of Meethirigala Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka

R. K. S. DIAS* & W. S. UDAYAKANTHA

article first published online: 06/May/2016

DOI: 10.20362/am.008005

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New data on the distribution and ecology of Myrmica ravasinii Finzi, 1923 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)

ALEXANDER RADCHENKO, ZALIMKHAN YUSUPOV & YURY KOMAROV

article first published online: 06/May/2016

DOI: 10.20362/am.008011

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Ants as bioindicators of ecosystem health in Shivalik Mountains of Himalayas: assessment of species diversity and invasive species

HIMENDER BHARTI, MEENAKSHI BHARTI and MARTIN PFEIFFER

article first published online: 22/September/2016

DOI: 10.20362/am.008023

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Life History

Defensive function of petiole spines in queens and workers of the formicine ant Polyrhachis lamellidens (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) against an ant predator, the Japanese tree frog Hyla japonica

FUMINORI ITO, KENTARO TANIGUCHI and JOHAN BILLEN

article first published online: 01/July/2016

DOI: 10.20362/am.008014

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Morphology

Description of the male genitalia of Pristomyrmex punctatus (Smith, 1860) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae)

AIKI YAMADA & KATSUYUKI EGUCHI

article first published online: 06/May/2016

DOI: 10.20362/am.008010

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The intramandibular gland of Aneuretus simoni (Formicidae, Aneuretinae)

JOHAN BILLEN & SEBASTIAAN VERBESSELT

article first published online: 06/May/2016

DOI: 10.20362/am.008009

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Morphology and ultrastructure of Pavan’s gland of Aneuretus simoni (Formicidae, Aneuretinae)

JOHAN BILLEN & SEBASTIAAN VERBESSELT

article first published online: 06/May/2016

DOI: 10.20362/am.008017

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Behaviour

Aggression of Solenopsis invicta towards other ants is not affected by colony rafting

YUQUAN HUANG, SHAOWEN ZHU, DELONG TAN, LING ZENG, LEI WANG & YIJUAN XU

article first published online: 06/May/2016

DOI: 10.20362/am.008007

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Nesting and reproductive biology of Platythyrea sp. (parallela-group) in the Bogor Botanic Gardens, West Java, Indonesia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

FUMINORI ITO

article first published online: 08/September/2016

DOI: 10.20362/am.008013

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Book Review

Book Review: Fisher BL & Bolton B 2016 Ants of Africa and Madagascar, A guide to the genera University of California Press. 512 pp. ISBN: 978-0520290891

LEEANNE E. ALONSO and SIMON K. A. ROBSON

article first published online: 08/September/2016

DOI: 10.20362/am.008030

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