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Volume 2012, Article ID 959715, 12 pages
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Annual and Seasonal Changes in the Structure of Litter-Dwelling Ant Assemblages (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Atlantic Semideciduous Forests

1Laboratory of Evolutionary Ecology of Canopy Insects and Natural Succession, Department of Biodiversity, Evolution and Environment, Federal University of Ouro Preto, 35400-000 Ouro Preto, MG, Brazil
2Post-Graduate Program in Ecology of Tropical Biomes, Department of Biodiversity, Evolution and Environment, Federal University of Ouro Preto, 35400-000 Ouro Preto, MG, Brazil
3Departament of Geology, Federal University of Ouro Preto, EM/ Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, 35400-000 Ouro Preto, MG, Brazil

Received 1 June 2011; Revised 12 August 2011; Accepted 13 August 2011

Academic Editor: Jacques H. C. Delabie

Copyright © 2012 Flávio Siqueira de Castro et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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