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Argentine Ant Management in Conservation Areas: Results of a Pilot Study
Abstract. Argentine ants (Linepithema humile) have invaded many areas of conservation concern, including half of the California Channel Islands. On Santa Cruz Island, the species has invadedExpand
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Adaptive divergence despite strong genetic drift: genomic analysis of the evolutionary mechanisms causing genetic differentiation in the island fox (Urocyon littoralis)
The evolutionary mechanisms generating the tremendous biodiversity of islands have long fascinated evolutionary biologists. Genetic drift and divergent selection are predicted to be strong on islandsExpand
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Ecological Change on California's Channel Islands from the Pleistocene to the Anthropocene
s of the 13th Biennial Meeting, 19–22 June 1994: AMQUA 1994. University of Minnesota. Wilken DH, McEachern AK. 2011. Experimental reintroduction of the federally threatened Santa Cruz Island bushExpand
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Laboratory and Field Evaluations of Polyacrylamide Hydrogel Baits Against Argentine Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
ABSTRACT The development of effective baits to control the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile (Mayr), has been problematic because foragers prefer sweet liquids, while many toxicants are insolubleExpand
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Mitochondrial Genomes Suggest Rapid Evolution of Dwarf California Channel Islands Foxes (Urocyon littoralis)
Island endemics are typically differentiated from their mainland progenitors in behavior, morphology, and genetics, often resulting from long-term evolutionary change. To examine mechanisms for theExpand
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Floral visitation by the Argentine ant reduces bee visitation and plant seed set.
Ants often visit flowers, but have only seldom been documented to provide effective pollination services. Floral visitation by ants can also compromise plant reproduction in situations where antsExpand
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Protocols for Argentine ant eradication in conservation areas
The Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) is a widespread, abundant and ecologically disruptive invader that is present throughout major portions of coastal California and on half of the CaliforniaExpand
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Testing the effects of ant invasions on non-ant arthropods with high-resolution taxonomic data.
Invasions give rise to a wide range of ecological effects. Many invasions proceed without noticeable impacts on the resident biota, whereas others shift species composition and even alter ecosystemExpand
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On the Fast Track to Recovery: Island Foxes on the Northern Channel Islands
Abstract. The island fox (Urocyon littoralis) represents an unusual case of a species that achieved virtual recovery a mere 15 years after population declines were first discovered. Island foxExpand
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Argentine Ant (Linepithema humile, Mayr) Eradication Efforts on San Clemente Island, California, USA
Abstract. The Argentine ant, Linepithema humile (Mayr), is a highly invasive ant species that has spread into urban, agricultural, and natural areas worldwide. The pervasive expansion of this speciesExpand
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