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Pensoft Publishers The yellow crazy ant Anoplolepis gracilipes is ranked amongst the top 100 worst global invasive species and is responsible for catastrophic ecological impacts on islands. A new study published in the open access journal NeoBiota examines and assesses the effects and dangers of the introduction of the yellow crazy ant to the unique, endemic ecosystem of the mature palm forest of the Vallée de Mai, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on the Seychelles. The palm forest of...
A timid jumping spider uses the scent of ants as a secret weapon to save itself from becoming the somewhat soggy prey of the predatory spitting spider.
In areas across the southeastern United States, invasive "crazy ants" are rapidly displacing fire ants by secreting a compound that neutralizes fire ant venom, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin.
Long considered to be one of the most species-rich ant genera, latest research has stripped the ant genus Paratrechina down to a single species- Paratrechina longicornis.
Crazy Ants, first identified in the United States in 2002, are invading the southern states, destroying electronics from cell phones to laptops and even air conditioning components.
Eliminate’Em Pest Control Services Educates Consumers about Carpenter Ant Awareness Week in June Bronx, New York (PRWEB) June 18, 2013
A growing epidemic is eating its way across the Gulf Coast of the US and it seems there is little that can be done about it. An invasive ant species is displacing native ant species and devouring everything from livestock to electronics.
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