Insectes Sociaux

, Volume 32, Issue 3, pp 321–324 | Cite as

New records of rare parasitic ants (Hym., Form.) in the french Alps

  • A. Buschinger
Brief Communication/Communication brève


Teleutomyrmex schneideri, Anergates atratulus, Epimyrma stumperi, andLeptothorax goesswaldi have been found in the surroundings of Briançon, France. The localities are indicated and some information on the biology of these species is provided. The need for protection of the habitats of these rare ants is discussed.


Parasite Rare 

Nouveaux relevés de fourmis parasites rares (Hym. Form.) dans les Alpes françaises


Teleutomyrmex schneideri, Anergates atratulus, Epimyrma stumperi etLeptothorax goesswaldi ont été trouvées aux alentours de Briançon, France. On indique les localités et donne quelques informations concernant la biologie de ces espèces. La nécessité d'une protection des habitats de ces fourmisrares est discutée.


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© Masson 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Buschinger
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  1. 1.Inst. f. Zoologie, FB BiologieTechnische Hochschule DarmstadtDarmstadtFRG

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