Publications

Here is a list of recent publications on Belgian ant faunistics. Reprints/pdfs can be requested at wouter.dekoninck@natuurwetenschappen.be


Boer P. & Dekoninck W., 2006. – First record of the permanent social parasitic, slavemaking ant Harpagoxenus sublaevis (Nylander, 1852) for Belgium (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 142: 21-24.

Boer P., Dekoninck W., van Loon A. & Vankerkhoven F., 2003. – Lijst van mieren (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) van België en Nederland, hun Nederlandse namen en hun voorkomen. Entomologische Berichten Amsterdam, 63 (3): 54-58.

Boer P., Dekoninck W. & van Noordwijk T., 2007. – De mierenfauna van enkele kalkgraslanden van Thier de Lanaye en de herontdekking van Lasius distinguendus in België. Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 144: 115-122.

Bonte D., Dekoninck W., Provoost S., Cosijns E. & Hoffmann M., 2003. – Microgeographical distribution of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in coastal dune grassland and their relation to the soil structure and vegetation. Animal Biology, 53 (4): 367-377.

Dekoninck W., 2005. – De mierenfauna van enkele habitats in de Denderstreek. Dendriet 4(2): 20-24.

Dekoninck W., 2006. – Op zoek naar rode bosmieren in het Meetjesland. Natuurhistorisch tijdschrift Natuurpunt Meetjesland, 5 (3): 14-19.

Dekoninck W. & Bonte D, 2002. – Beïnvloeden mierennesten de verspreiding van planten in matig voedselrijke duinen? Resultaten uit Oostduinkerke. Natuurpunt.focus 1 (2): 61-64.

Dekoninck W. & Brouckaert D., 2011. – Paratrechina longicornis an introduced ant in a subtropical swimming pool infrastructure in Belgium. Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 147: 99-101.

Dekoninck W. & Grootaert P., 2005. – Rediscovery of Lasius bicornis (Förster, 1850) in Belgium (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 141: 27-29.

Dekoninck W. & Pauly A., 2002. – Camponotus vagus Scopoli, 1763 (Hymenoptera Formicidae) a new ant species for Belgium? Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 138: 29-30.

Dekoninck W. & Muls D., 2005. – Kale behaarde, of harige kale rode bosmieren in Elewijt? Jaarboek BRAKONA 2005, 6-10.

Dekoninck W. & Vankerkhoven F., 2001a. – Eight new species for the Belgian ant fauna and other remarkable recent records (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 137: 36-43.

Dekoninck W. & Vankerkhoven F., 2001b. – Checklist of the Belgian ant-fauna (Formicidae, Hymenoptera). Bulletin de L'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Entomologie, 71: 263-266.

Dekoninck W. & Vankerkhoven F., 2008. – Mieren in het Dijleland: op zoek naar enkele bijzondere soorten. De Boomklever, 9: 52-59.

Dekoninck W., Boer P. & Maelfait J.-P., 2004. – Lasius platythorax Seifert as a temporary host of various Chthonolasius-species with remarks on the colony foundation of the parasites (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News, 6: 5-8.

Dekoninck W., de Baere C., Mertens J. & Maelfait J.-P., 2002. – On the arrival of the Asian invader ant Lasius neglectus in Belgium (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 138: 45-48.

Dekoninck W., De Koninck H., Baugnée J.-Y. & Maelfait J.-P., 2007. – Ant biodiversity conservation in Belgian calcareous grasslands: active management is vital. Belgian Journal of Zoology, 137: 137-146.

Dekoninck W., De Koninck H., Gaspar C., Grootaert P., Godeau J.-F. & Maelfait J.-P., 2004. – Comments on rare and doubtful Belgian ant species and rediscovery of Myrmica lobicornis Nylander, 1846 (Formicidae, Hymenoptera). Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 140: 31-33.

Dekoninck W., Hendrickx F., Dethier M., & Maelfait J.-P., 2010. – Spontaneous afforestation endangers the special ant fauna of abandoned quarries along the river Meuse (Wallonia, Belgium). Restoration Ecology, 18: 681–690.

Dekoninck W., Hendrickx F., Grootaert P. & Maelfait J.-P., 2010. – Present conservation status of red wood ants in north-western Belgium: Worse than previously, but not a lost cause. European Journal of Entomologie, 107: 209-218.

Dekoninck W., Ignace D. & Wegnez P., 2010. – Records of a new pest ant species in Belgium, Technomyrmex vitiensis Mann, 1921. Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 146: 83-90.

Dekoninck W., Lock K. & Janssens F., 2007. – Acceptance of two native myrmecophilous species, Platyarthrus hoffmannseggii and Cyphoderus albinus by the introduced invasive garden ant Lasius neglectus in Belgium. European Journal of Entomology, 104: 159-161.

Dekoninck W., Maelfait J.-.P., Vankerkhoven F., Baugnée J.-Y. & Grootaert P., 2006. – An update of the checklist of the Belgian ant fauna with comments on new species for the country (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Belgian Journal of Entomology, 8: 27-41.

Dekoninck W., Maelfait J.-P., Vankerkhoven F. & Grootaert P., 2005. – Remarks on the distribution and use of a provisional red list of the ants of Flanders (Formicidae, Hymenoptera). In Procter D. & Harding P.T. (Eds.). JNCC Report No. 367 Proceedings of IN Cardiff 2003, Red Lists for Invertebrates: their application at different spatial scales – practical issues, pragmatic approaches, 74-85.

Dekoninck W., Vankerkhoven F. & Maelfait J.P., 2003a. – Verspreidingsatlas en voorlopige Rode Lijst van de mieren van Vlaanderen. Rapport van het Instituut voor Natuurbehoud IN.R.2003.7: 192 pp.

Dekoninck W., Vankerkhoven F. & Maelfait J.-P., 2003b. – First observations of Leptothorax affinis (Formicidae Hymenoptera) in Belgium. Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 139: 39-40.

Dekoninck W., Vankerhoven F. & Buschinger A., 2012. – A misunderstood instance of teratology in Belgian Leptothorax acervorum from the Bondroit collection (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 148: 16-19.

Dekoninck W., Versteirt V. & Grootaert P., 2001. – Rediscovery of a colony Polyergus rufescens (Latreille, 1798) in Belgium: Observations at the “Hageven” Nature reserve (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 137: 98-101.

Dekoninck W., Wegnez P. & Cournault L., 2009. – A list of ant species collected in the surrounding area of Rocher Frédericq (Hockai) with the first record of Leptothorax gredleri Mayr, 1855 for Belgium. Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 145: 22-24.

Dekoninck W., Wegnez P., Espadaler X. & Grootaert P., 2006. – First record of infestation of the ghost ant Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius, 1793) in Belgium (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) – a new indoor pest problem for the country? Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 142: 25-28.

Dekoninck W., Wegnez P. & Muls D., 2009. – Records of the rare ant Lasius bicornis in Belgium. Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 145: 111-113.

Lehouck V., Bonte D., Dekoninck W. & Maelfait J.-P., 2004. – The distribution of ant nests (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in coastal grey dunes of Flanders (Belgium) and their relation to myrmecochorous plants. Belgian Journal of Zoology, 134: 95-102.

Lehouck V., Bonte D., Dekoninck W. & Maelfait J.-P., 2004. – Trophobiotic relationships between ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and Tettigometridae (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha) in the grey dunes of Belgium. European Journal of Entomology: 101: 547-553.

Vandenplas S., Dekoninck W., Maebe K. & Hendrickx F., 2010. – Areaaluitbreiding en genetische verwantschapsanalyse bij de thermofiele mierensoort, Lasius emarginatus (Olivier, 1792). Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 146: 90-94.

Vankerkhoven F., Berwaerts K., Jacobs M. & Dekoninck W., 2010. – Observation of Stenamma westwoodii Westwood, 1839 in Belgium (Formicidae, Hymenoptera); a species of European concern. Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 146: 196-202.

Vankerkhoven F., Evens J. & Dekoninck W., 2008. – First observation of Myrmica gallienii Bondroit, 1920 for Belgium (Formicidae, Hymenoptera). Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 144: 35-42.

Vankerkhoven F., Vanstraelen Z. & Dekoninck W., 2011. – Rediscovery of the parasitic ant Myrmica karavajevi (Arnoldi, 1930) in Belgium (Formicidae, Hymenoptera). Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 147: 185-187.

Wegnez P., Ignace D., De Greef S., Durieux G., 2010. – Formica truncorum Fabricius, 1804 une nouvelle espèce pour la myrmécofaune belge (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 146: 15-18.

Wegnez P., De Greef S., Degache C., Ignace D. & Dekoninck W., 2011. – Observations récentes de la fourmi Formicoxenus nitidulus (Nylander, 1846) en Belgique et en France (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E., 147: 20-27.