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Raft Formation by the Red Imported Fire Ant, Solenopsis invicta
Abstract The raft behavior of the invasive red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), has been documented for over a century. However, no rigorous tests have beenExpand
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First Record of Pyramica epinotalis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) for the United States
Pyramica epinotalis is an arboreal dacetine ant previously known only from Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and southern Mexico. Here we report the first records of P. epinotalis for the United States.Expand
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Essential Balm: A Strong Repellent Against Foraging and Defending Red Imported Fire Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
In the present study, the repellent effects of essential balm, a traditional medicine product in China, was tested against foraging and defending red imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta Buren,Expand
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Individual and Cooperative Food Transport of the Red Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Laboratory Observations
The red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren, is a significant urban and agricultural pest with a global distribution. However, the food transport patterns of S. invicta are poorly understood.Expand
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Coupled effects of oil spill and hurricane on saltmarsh terrestrial arthropods
Terrestrial arthropods play an important role in saltmarsh ecosystems, mainly affecting the saltmarsh’s primary production as the main consumers of terrestrial primary production and decomposition.Expand
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How do groups of red imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) feed on a droplet of sugar water?
Many previous studies have focused on the foraging behaviors and strategies of the red imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta Buren on solid food or granular bait; little attention has been paid toExpand
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An Annotated List of Auchenorrhyncha and Heteroptera Collected in the Coastal Salt Marshes of the Mississippi Delta in Louisiana
Insects that live in the saltwater and brackish marshes, which fringe the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico, are largely unstudied. During 2011–2013, a survey of insect fauna of the coastal saltExpand
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Correction: Coupled effects of oil spill and hurricane on saltmarsh terrestrial arthropods
[This corrects the article DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194941.].
Extraction of Super Colonies of Crazy Ants from Soil and Wood
Super colonies are formed by ant species that have no distinction between high density, multiple-queen colonies and may occupy large geographic areas (Holway et al. 2002). These colonies usually haveExpand
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