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Study of Ant Faunal Diversity of Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary, West Bengal, India

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Ants are by far the most successful eusocial group of organisms. Present paper deals with ant survey in Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary also called Narendrapur Bird Sanctuary, West Bengal, India. A total of 36 species under 18 genera and 6 subfamilies are recorded from the survey. Area A1 records maximum (27) species whereas area A7 records least (08) species. Premonsoon period of the year shows maximum ant activities and Subordinate Camponotini seems to be the predominant Functional group in the forest.
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  • Scottish Church College, 1 & 3 Urquhart Square, Kolkata - 700 006, India
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