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Ant Species Diversity According To Disturbance Gradients In And Around Shegaon, Maharashtra India.

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Shriram N. Ghait, G. B. Kale



Index Term: Anand Sagar Garden, Ant, Crematogaster, Disturbance, India, Shegaon, Shriram.



Abstract: Study is carried out at three locations in and around Shegaon. Totally there found 7 species belonging to 6 genera under 4 subfamilies at all three sites. All out search and baiting methods were used to observe ants. Ant species diversity mostly found in AnandSagar Garden. Garden area showed the maximum percentage (85.72%), since there found well maintained natural condition and verity of plantation with fewer disturbances. As the disturbance goesincreasing the diversity becomes decreasing.



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