Species composition and nesting habits of ants in a hill-country home garden in Sri Lanka

This study attempts to identify the ants nesting in a home garden in the hill-country of Sri Lanka and to describe their nest morphology with a view to using the same for their identification. A total of 21 ant species were recorded from the home garden by a combination of methods, and of these, eight also occurred indoors. A total of 1,363 nests belonging to 18 species inhabiting the home garden were encountered, and their...
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