NYT Syndicate Tobias is a Labrador retriever with one job: sniffing out invasive Argentine ants
wherever they hide.
Lethality of red imported fire ant venom to Argentine ants
and other ant species.
Asian citrus psyllid life stages: (A) adult psyllid feeding on young tissue, (B, C) gravid adult females and eggs on citrus flush and (D) nymphs producing white honeydew secretions that are harvested by Argentine ants
A similar study reported that Argentine ants
interfered with the foraging of native ant species and prevented the establishment of new colonies of native ant species (Human and Gordon, 1996).
I was doing an interview and a lady who phoned in was more interested in finding out how to get rid of Argentine ants
than listening to me playing a couple of songs.
Whether LHUV-1 actually sickens Argentine ants
remains to be seen.
FULL STORY PAGE 6 City invaded by Argentine ants
SEE PAGE 8.
The sympatric Western Fence Lizard, Sceloporus occidentalis actually eats Argentine Ants
(Foster, et al.
Cooling M, Hartley S, Sim DA and Lester PJ (2012) The widespread collapse of an invasive species: Argentine ants
(Linepithema humile) in New Zealand.
The study focused mainly on how Argentine ants
behave and coordinate themselves in both symmetrical and asymmetrical pathways.
Effects of aphids on foliar foraging by Argentine ants
and the resulting effects on other arthropods.
[Linepithema humile] and red imported fire ants [Solenopsis invicta]) are often not aggressive toward non-nestmates outside of their native range (temperate South America; Tsutsui & Suarez, 2003).