Effect of Argentine ant invasions on ground-dwelling arthropods in northern California riparian woodlands

  title={Effect of Argentine ant invasions on ground-dwelling arthropods in northern California riparian woodlands},
  author={David A. Holway},
  • D. Holway
  • Published 1 August 1998
  • Environmental Science
  • Oecologia
Abstract Although the Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) is a widespread invasive species that displaces native ants throughout its introduced range, the effects of these invasions on arthropods other than ants remain poorly known. This study documents the consequences of Argentine ant invasions on ants and other ground-dwelling arthropods in northern California riparian woodlands. Baits and unbaited pitfall traps were used to sample different components of the arthropod communities at five… 

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