Local-scale spatial dynamics of ants in a temperate agroecosystem
Chee-Seng Chong, Ary A Hoffmann, Linda J Thomson
Austral Ecology | WILEY | Published : 2011
We thank Michael Nash, David Sharley and Angelos Tsitsilas for field and laboratory assistance. Specimen verifications were generously provided by Alan Andersen (CSIRO) for Sadliers ants, Brian Heterick (Curtin University of Technology) for Monomorium ants, Simon Hinkley (Melbourne Museum) for all morphospecies, Archie McArthur (South Australia Museum) for Camponotus ants, and Steve Shattuck (CSIRO) for Iridomyrmex ants. We thank Lyndoch managers and Steve Sadlier for access to their vineyards and anonymous referees for comments on an earlier version of this manuscript. This research was supported by two grants from Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment and a grant from the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation.