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Crawley, W.C., 1920a. Ants from Mesopotamia and north-west Persia. Entomologists Record and Journal of Variation, 32, 162-166.

Crawley, W.C., 1920b. Ants from Mesopotamia and north-west Persia (concluded). Entomologists Record and Journal of Variation, 32, 177-179.

Csosz, S., Radchenko, A. & Schulz, A., 2007. Taxonomic revision of the Palaearctic Tetramorium chefketi species complex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa, 1405, 1-38.

Csosz, S. & Schulz, A., 2010. A taxonomic review of the Palaearctic Tetramorium ferox species complex (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zootaxa, 2401, 1-29.

Dietrich, C.O. 2004. Taxonomische Beiträge zur Myrmekofauna Jordaniens (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Denisia 14, zugleich Kataloge der OÖ. Landesmuseen Neue Serie 2, 319-344.

Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990. The ants of Turkmenistan (in Russian), Ashkhabad, 273 pp.

Esmaeli, S. & Hemami, M-R., 2013. Utilization of harvester ant nest sites by Persian goitered gazelle in steppes of central Iran. Basic & applied ecology, 14, 702-711.

Firouzi F, Pashaei Rad, S, Hossein Nezhad, S., & Agosti, D, 2011. Four new records of ants from Iran (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zoology in the Middle East, 52, 71-78.

Ghafarian, A., Joharchi, O., Jalalizand, A., & Jalaeian, M. 2013. A new species of Myrmozercon Berlese (Acari, Mesostigmata, Laelapidae) associated with ant from Iran. Zookeys, 272, 21-28.

Ghahari, H., Collingwood, C.A., Tahari, M., & Ostovan, H. 2009. Faunistic notes on Formicinae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of rice fields and surrounding grasslands in Northern Iran. Munis Entomology & Zoology, 4, 184-189.

Ghahari, H., Collingwood, C.A., Havaskary, M., Ostova, H., & Samin, Y. 2011. A contribution to the knowledge of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Arasbaran Biosphere reserve and vicinity, Northwestern Iran. Jordan journal of Agricultural sciences, 7, 558-563.

Ghahari, H. & Collingwood, C.A., 2011. A study on the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of southern Iran. Calodema, 176, 1-5.

Ghobadi, M., Agosti, D., Mahdavi, M. & Jouri, M.H., 2015. Effects of harvester ants’ nest activity (Messor spp.) on structure and function of plant community in a steppe rangeland (Case Study: Roodshoor, Saveh, Iran). Journal of rangeland science. 5, 269-283.

Ginzburg, W.G. & Steinberger, W. 2008. Effects of harvester ant (Messor spp.) activity on soil properties and microbial communities in a Negev desert ecosystem. Bio Fertile soils, 45, 165-173.

Güsten, R., Schulz,  A. & Sanetra, M. 2006. Redescription of Tetramorium forte Forel, 1904, (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae), a western Mediterranean ant species. Zootaxa, 1310, 1-35.

Hosseini, A., Awal, M.M., & Hosseini, M. 2015. New faunistic records of Formicidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) from Iran’s northwest. Asian Myrmecology, 7, 113-127.

Hosseini, A. Hosseini, M., Katayama, N. & Mehrparvar, M. 2017. Effect of ant attendance on aphid population growth and above ground biomass of the aphid’s host plant. European Journal of Entomology, 114, 106-112.

Hossein Nezhad S., Rad, S.P., Firouzi, F. & Agosti, D., 2012. New and additional records for the ant fauna from Iran (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zoology in the Middle East, 55, 65-74.

Hossein Nezhad S., 2014. The first report of Tapinoma israele (Hym: Formicidae: Dolichoderinae) from Iran. Journal of Entomological Society of Iran, 34, 55-56.

Joharchi O, Halliday B, Saboori A, Kamali K (2011) New species and new records of mites of the family Laelapidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) associated with ants in Iran. Zootaxa, 2972, 22-36.

Khandehroo, F., Moravvej, G., Namghi, H.S. & Fekrat, L, 2015. New records of ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) to the fauna of Iran: Camponotus alii Forel, 1890 and Proformica korbi (Emery, 1909). Asian Myrmecology, 7, 129-131.

Kiran, K., Alipanah, H. & Paknia, O., 2013. A new species of the ant genus Aphaenogaster Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Iran. Asian Myrmecology, 5, 45-51.

Latibari, M.H., Khormizi, M.Z., Moravvej, G. & Sadeghi Namaghi, H., 2017. Survey on ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and their aphid partners (Homoptera: Aphididae) in Northeast and Center of Iran. Entomofauna, 38, 369-376.

Mashaly, A.A.M., Al-Mekhlafi, F.A. & Al-Qahtani, A.M., 2013. Foraging activity and food preferences of the samsum ant, Pachycondyla sennaarensis. Bulletin of Insectology, 66, 187-193.

Mirzamohamadi, S., Hosseini, M., Sadeghi Namaghi, H., Karimi, J. &, Mehrparvar, M. 2015. Symbiotic ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) associated with aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Golestan province, Iran. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics, 11, 101-111.

Mohammadi, S., Mossadegh, M. & Esfandiari, M., 2012. Eight ant species (Hym.: Formicidae) new for the fauna of Iran. Munis Entomology and Zoology, 7, 847-851.

Moradloo, S., Fard, R.N., Rad, S.P. & Taylor, B. 2015. Records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Northern Iran. Zoology in the Middle East, 61, 168-173.

Mortazavi, Z.S., Sadeghi, H., Aktac, N., Depa, Ł., & Fekrat, L., 2015. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and their aphid partners (Homoptera: Aphididae) in Mashhad region, Razavi Khorasan Province, with new records of aphids and ant species for Fauna of Iran. Halteres 6, 4-12.

Paknia, O., 2006. Distribution of the ponerine ant Pachycondyla sennaarensis (Hym.: Formiciade) in Iran. Myrmecologische Nachrichten, 8, 235-238.

Paknia, O. & Kami, H.G. 2007. New and additional record for Formicid (Hymenoptera: Insecta) fauna of Iran. Zoology in the Middle East, 40, 85-90.

Paknia, O, Radchenko A., Alipanah, H. & Pfeiffer, M., 2008. A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran. Myrmecological News, 11, 151-159.

Paknia, O., Radchenko, A., & Pfeiffer, M., 2010. New records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Iran. Asian Myrmecology, 3, 29-38.

Paknia, O. & Pfeiffer, M., 2012. Productivity alone does not explain species richness of ants – an example from Central Persian deserts. Journal of Arid Environments, 85, 86-92.

Radchenko, A.G. 1997. Review of ants of the genus Cataglyphis Foerster (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of Asia (in Russian). Entomologische Obozrenie. 75, 424-442.

Radchenko, A.G. 1998. A key to ants of the genus Cataglyphis Foerster (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Asia. Entomological Review, 78, 475-480.

Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H. 2004. The first record of the subfamily Aenictinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Iran. Vestnik Zoologii, 38, 75-78.

Radchenko, A. & Paknia, O., 2010. Two new species of the genus Cataglyphis Foerster, 1850 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Iran. Annales Zoologici, 60, 69-76.

Saeideh Esmaeili, S. & Hemami, M-R., 2013. Utilization of harvester ant nest sites by Persian goitered gazelle in steppes of central Iran. Basic and applied ecology, 14, 702-711.

Santschi, 1929. Etude sur les Cataglyphis. Revue Suisse de Zoologie, 36, 25-71.

Seifert , B. 1992. A taxonomic revision of the Palaearctic members of the ant subgenus Lasius s. str. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Abhandlungen und Berichte Des Naturkundemoseums Görlitz. 66, 1-67.

Seifert, B. 2003. The ant genus Cardiocondyla (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae) a taxonomic review of the C. elegans, C. bulgarica, C. batesii, C. nuda, C. shuckardi, C. stambuloffii, C. wroughtoni, C. emeryi and C. minutior species groups. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, 104B, 203-338.

Seifert B. & Schulz, R. 2009. A taxonomic revision of the Formica rufibarbis Fabricius, 1793 group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News, 12, 255-272.

Shiran, E., Mossadegh, M.S. & Esfandiari, M., 2013. Mutualistic ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) associated with aphids in central and southwestern parts of Iran. Journal of Crop Protection, 2, 1-12.

Tirgari, S. & Paknia, O. 2004. Additional records for the Iranian Formicidae fauna. Zoology in the Middle East, 32, 115-116.

Tirgari, S. & Paknia, O. 2005. First record of ponerine ant (Pachycondyla sennaarensis) in Iran and some notes on its ecology. Zoology in the Middle East, 34, 67-70.
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