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Those pesky tramp ants (Pest Control Technology Online)
Polygyny, monomorphism, and colony dispersal by budding and fission allow tramp ant species to succesfully invade new territories. These and other characteristics that benefit tramp ants are discussed in this article.
Paratrechina longicornis description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Paratrechina longicornis as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).
Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille, 1802) taxonomy from ITIS
ITIS, the Integrated Taxonomic Information System, lists taxonomic data for Paratrechina longicornis and allows searches of other databases.
Miami blue butterfly larvae and ants
Tapinoma melanocephalum, Paratrechina longicornis and P. bourbonica tend larvae of an endangered Florida butterfly in a facultative symbiosis.
Ecological dominance by Paratrechina longicornis in Biosphere 2
Paratrechina longicornis populations dominated Bioshere 2, feeding primarily on Homopteran excretions.
Paratrechina longicornis impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Paratrechina longicornis as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).
Review of the efficacy of baits used for ant control and
Ant species have varying responses to toxins and baits used for their control. This extensive review of published reports is a preamble to the development of recommendations for New Zealand.
Relative attractiveness of baits to Paratrechina longicornis (abstract)
Tuna and Xstinguish, along with sugar water and sugar water + boric acid, were the most attractive baits to P. longicornis foragers, according to this article in Journal of Economic Entomology.
Acceptability of different sugars and oils to three tropical ant species (abstract)
The acceptability of six sugars and oils to Pheidole megacephala, Ochetellus glaber, and Paratrechina longicornis was examined to determine potential preferences for bait.
Ants in Hawaii images
Images of many ant species found in Hawaii are on this page of photos taken by Neil Reimer, Hawaii State Department of Agriculture.
A survey of urban pest ants in the Florida peninsula (Florida Entomologist, 1995)
Eight species of ants were identified as key pests in Florida. The most common were Solenopsis invicta (14%), Tapinoma melanocephalum (14%), Paratrechina longicornis (14%), Camponotus abdominalis floridanus (12%), Monomorium pharaonis (11%), Camponotus tortuganus (8%), Pheidole megacephala (7%), and Paratrechina bourbonica (4%).
New arthropod records from Kahoolawe (Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, 2004)
New island records of a variety of arthropods collected on Kahoolawe are reported here.
Paratrechina longicornis worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Paratrechina longicornis is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).
Checklist of the ants of Fiji (Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, 2006).
This checklist of the ants of Fiji includes 138 currently valid species and subspecies: 91 Fijian endemics, 22 wide-ranging Pacific natives, and 25 exotics.
The ecology, policy, and management of ants in Hawaii (Proc. Hawaiian Entomol Soc., 2005)
The ecology and impacts of the roughly 45 ant species introduced to Hawaii, and their implications for agriculture, other sectors of the economy, and the conservation of native biodiversity, are reviewed (abstract with link to full article).
Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP). Sherley, Greg (ed.) . 2000. Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. Apia, Samoa: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. ISBN: 982-04-0214-X.
Maui Offshore Islet Botanical Survey
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Wood K. 2006. Maui Offshore Islet Botanical Survey. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.
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