Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology & Environmental Sciences Paper

Vol 21, Issue 2, 2019; Page No.(381-384)

THE DIVERSITY OF ANTS IN AND AROUND JAIPUR CITY, RAJASTHAN, INDIA

VARSHA GUPTA

Abstract

In this present study, diversity of ant was studied on the basis of their morphological characteristics. In total 8 species belongs to 11 genera and 4 sub-family of the family Formicidae. Solenopsis invicta (Buren, 1972), Aphaenogaster rothneyi (Forel, 1902), Tetramorium bicarinatum (Nylander, 1846) of subfamily Myrmicinae; in the sub-family Formicinae 4 genus were found i.e. Oecophylla, Paratechina, Anoplolepis, Leptogenys among which species of two genus Oecophylla smaragdina (Fabricius, 1775) and Paratrechina aseta (Forel, 1902); Componotus compressus (Fabricius, 1787), Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius, 1793) of subfamily Dolichoderinae and Lepisiota frauenfeldi (Mayr, 1855) of sub-family Ponerinae were confirmed among ant diversity.

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