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Polygyny and Polydomy in Three North American Species of the Ant Genus Leptothorax Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
This paper deals with certain behavioral and ecological factors which may be relevant to the evolution and maintenance of social parasitism in ants. We will argue that some of the same factors whichExpand
Populations and Hibernating Conditions of the Ant Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma) Rudis Emery (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
This paper concerns populations of the ant Aphaenogaster rudis Emery studied at St. Charles County, Missouri, during 1947–1949. All collections were made in the autumn, winter, and spring, and thusExpand
Population Studies of the Ant, Prenolepis Imparis Say
Studies of population of ants have been scattered and fragmentary, and have for the most part been based upon isolated counts of members of large or otherwise conspicuous colonies. Emerson ('39) hasExpand
Distribution of Ant Species in the Chicago Region with Reference to Ecological Factors and Physiological Toleration
The purpose of the work was two fold: (1) to make a survey of the ant distribution of the area, correlating this distribution with the recognized plant communities and (2) to make certainExpand
Populations of ants in a Missouri Woodland
  • M. Talbot
  • Biology
  • Insectes Sociaux
  • 1 December 1957
SummaryPopulations of ants were studied in a mixed oak-hickory woods in St. Charles County, Missouri. Forty plots of soil, each measuring a yard square, were dug during the fall, winter, and spring,Expand
A Comparison of Flights of Four Species of Ants
Flights of ants are often conspicuous enough to attract the attention of biologists and non-biologists alike. Almost everyone has seen winged ants pour out from places where no ants had been noticedExpand
Flights of the Ant Polyergus Lucidus Mayr
Flights of ants at the Edwin S. George Reserve, Livingston County, Michigan, have been studied over a number of years (Talbot 956, I959, 963, I964, 966, and Kannowski 959a, 959b). This paper isExpand