Search WikiSpecies for Pheidole megacephala Biodiversity Heritage Library [status unknown] Data Providers Feedback / Report Errors System Administrator Dieta: Pokarm białkowy(np. Journal of Applied Ecology, 12(1):47-61, Samways MJ, 1985. The genus is predominantly a harvester ant genus, but P. megacephala appears to be predominantly a scavenger in houses and nearby. Chemical ecology and integrated management of the banana weevil Cosmopolites sordidus in Uganda. X. Fourmis de S. Thomé. Preliminary Assessment on the Interactions of Wasmannia auropunctata in Native Ant Communities (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of a Mosaic Gallery Forest/Savannah in Lope National Park, Gabon. The ant mosaic on cocoa and other tree crops in western Nigeria. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology, 14:674-685, Stapley JH, 1973. Pacific Insects Monograph, 14:1-109, Young GR, 2003. In: Williams, DF, ed. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Upper: major. All antshops selling Pheidole megacephala are listed below. This has large mandibleswhich may be used to crush seeds. DOI:10.1016/S1146-609X(97)80051-3, Room P M, 1975. Mikissa J. dans les cacaoyeres de la Cote d'Ivoire.). Ciencia y Tecnica la Agricultura, Protection Plant, 5(Suppl. Agriculture and Human Values, 10(3):9-15; 20 ref, Emery C, 1915. Influence of insecticide treatment on ant diversity in tropical agroforestry system: some aspect of the recolonization process. Journal of Applied Entomology, 113(3):258-264. Santschi F. 1910. Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide. Samways M. J. I. Trägårdh. Journal of Insect Biodiversity 5(15): 1-16. Metatibia relatively short (FI 65–72), metafemur pilosity on inner edge decumbent, on outer edge suberect to subdecumbent. Res. Behavioral Ecology 11, 396-404. Records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Republic of Benin, with particular reference to the mango farm ecosystem. It is widespread in south and central Florida north to St. Augustine (St. Johns Co.), but sporadic, often occurring as a huge polydomous population, for example at the Selby Gardens in Sarasota County. Invertebrate vectors of Phytophthora palmivora, causing black pod disease of cocoa in Ghana. Collections of P. megacephala measured for size, morphology and proportion of majors as part of this study are noted by a star next to the taxa names. Transmission of Phytophthora pod rot of cocoa by invertebrates. Threat Level: Medium Pheidole megacephala is a common species in the Pacific with two waist segments, 12-segmented antennae, 3-segmented antennal clubs, propodeal spines, long thin pilosity, and a bimorphic worker caste. Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list. It probably includes more than a thousand species. Fish and Wildlife Service species assessment and listing priority assignment form: Hylaeus hilaris : US Fish and Wildlife Service.31 pp. The Ants. Santschi F. 1914. Introduced. In: Eshbaugh WH, ed. Pheidole species Pheidole megacephala Name Synonyms Formica megacephala Fabricius, 1793 Homonyms Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius, 1793) Common names Grosskopfameise in language. Dorsum of petiole and postpetiole smooth, remainder weakly to superficially punctate. Boulder, Colorado, USA: Westview Press, 199-205, Jahn GC, Beardsley JW, 1996. Annals of Applied Biology, 75(3):331-345, Gillespie RG, Reimer N, 1993. Promesonotum moderately high-domed, in profile usually subangulate posteriorly, humeri in dorsal view not produced, promesonotal process not conspicuously produced, posterior declivity often weakly marginate anteriorly (at posterior end of pronotum), oblique and angulate at its lower portion. Report of Pheidole megacephala (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmecinae) as a predator of Diatraea saccharalis in Cuba. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 30:163-175, Wheeler GC, Wheeler J, 1953. Postpetiole in profile about as high as long (LPpI 90–114), with large convex ventral process, in dorsal view trapezoid and on average 1.9 times wider than petiole (PpWI 171–210). Hymenoptera. Homoptera associated with the ants Crematogaster clariventris, Pheidole megacephala and Tetramorium aculeatum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on cocoa in Ghana. Austral Ecology, 25:253-259, Ward D, Beggs J, 2007. Oleagineux. http://ecos.fws.gov/docs/candidate/assessments/2014/r1/I0HT_I01.pdf, US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2014. Nest sites are highly variable, from within and beneath rotting logs and underneath rocks and sidewalk flagstones to the bark and trunk-based detritus of standing trees. Anzeiger für Schädlingskunde Pflanzenschutz Umweltschutz, 69(2):41-43; [17 Ref. Pheidole megacephala are also known to chew on irrigation and telephone cabling as well as electrical wires. Exotic ants in Florida. Control of the bigheaded ant Pheidole megacephala Mayr. A New General Catalogue of the Ants of the World., Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: Harvard University Press. Risk of alien species introduction to Ogasawara Islands : Case study of ants at Tokyo Port. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 16:89-98, Wilson EO, 2003. (2006) found pupae of this species in an Okinawa Island (southern Japan) population were parasitized by an undescribed Uropodidae mite species. 2008. High surface temperatures select for individual foraging in ants. Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: Harvard University Press, Wilson EO, Taylor RW, 1967. Diame L., B. Taylor, R. Blatrix, J. F. Vayssieres, J. Y. Rey, I. Grechi, and K. Diarra. In: Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico. 1990. 2013. Interference by ants in biological control of the cassava mealybug Phenacoccus manihoti (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in Ghana. Mission Scientifique de l'Omo 2: 255-277. Oecologia (Berlin), 120:595-604, Horwood MA, 1988. 4: 223-250 (page 235, senior synonym of perniciosa), Fabricius, J. C. 1793. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. 26 (1), 31-36. 49 (3), 265-298. http://www.csuchico.edu/biol/Sociobiology/volume/sociobiologyv49n32007.html#16. In: U.S. Global register of Introduced and Invasive species (GRIIS), P. megacephala is highly invasive and can displace native ants, although the degree of invasiveness varies geographically. Evolution des peuplements de fourmis terricoles selon l'age de la végétation dans une foret de Cote d'Ivoire intacte ou soumise à l'action humaine. Post Mar 16, 2009 #1 2009-03-16T07:00. im new so, i need some help in taking care of it and identifying what it is whether its a queen and if its a Pheidole megacephala :P. here's a pic. Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on the Natural History of the Bahamas. Pheidole megacephala?? XIV. Ciencia y Tecnica en la Agricultura, Proteccion de Plantas, 8(1):29-43, Chang VCS, 1985. Discovery-dominance trade-off among widespread invasive ant species. 2014a, Hylaeus assimulans (assimulans yellow-faced bee), US Fish and Wildlife Service,
240 zł: Mrówki Pheidole megacephala, mrówki pochodzące z Afryki, mnożą się w gnieździe! Roger, J. A revision of North Vietnamese species of the ant genus Pheidole. Cambridge, Mass., USA: Belknap, Wilson EO, 1984. Mission Rohan-Chabot. Belgian Journal of Entomology, 93: 1–60. We have no explanation why it is not a dominant species in tropical and subtropical parts of the state. Wien: C. Gerolds Sohn, McEwen FL, Beardsley JW, Hapai M, Su TH, 1979. 2016. Size. Pheidole megacephala nests in a wide variety of habitats, such as in the ground, in termitaries or in the crevices of tree bark and, like most other invasive ants, is omnivorous. Phytophylactica, 14(1):7-11, Samways MJ, Nel M, Prins AJ, 1982. Mandibles moderately long (MDI 51–57), smooth and shiny. Wetterer J. K., X. Espadaler, A. L. Wetterer, D. Aguin-Pombo, and A. M. Franquinho-Aguiar. Wien: C. Gerolds Sohn, 80 pp. Response of an open-forest ant community to invasion by the introduced ant, Pheidole megacephala. Comportamiento de Pheidole megacephala (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmecinae [sic]) ante deferentes tipos de cebos. Bull. Effects of sticky banding of custard apple tree trunks on ants and citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri (Risso) (Pseudococcidae (Hem)) in south-east Queensland. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences 36(1): 5793-5811. First published Florida record: Smith 1933. Iwata, K., Eguchi, K., Yamane, S. 2005. Presence/absence sampling of mealybugs, ants, and major predators in pineapple. Ent. Fauna Hawaiiensis 1(6):i–ccxxvii. To stabilize the name P. megacephala we designated a neotype in this publication. In Hawaii this is the dominant ant in many habitats (Huddleston and Fluker 1968), with disastrous effects on the native arthropods, but in Florida it is a minor species. & Griff. Meddelanden från Göteborgs Musei Zoologiska Afdelning. Wheeler W. M. 1922. 9:e010004; 1-38. doi: Smith, D. R. 1979. 2018. The twelve-segmented antennae ar… The genus first evolved in the Americas, eventually spreading across the globe. Wheeler W. M. 1922. The rear half of the head is smooth and glossy and the front half sculptured. Formicides de l'Angola." (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Mikissa J B, Delabie J H C, Mercier J L, Fresneau D, 2008. Phytophylactica, 14(4):155-157, Sanders DA, Chang VCS, Ota AK, Nomura N, 1992. Nonindigenous ants at high elevations on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Major head often heart shaped, with moderately deep posterior emargination, short-irregular longitudinal rugae anteriorly and sculpture absent from posterior 2/5 of head, except for two weak to superficial longitudinal rugulae medially, hypostomal margin without median process and very small to inconspicuous submedian teeth, promesonotum almost completely smooth and shiny, remainder of mesosoma weakly punctate, smooth or superficially sculptured spots usually present on both katepisternum and lateropropodeum, postpetiole on average 1.9 times wider than petiole (PpWI 171–210). Discovery of an aggressive ant variety in Costa Mesa touches off a massive search to see how far they've spread. Nat. Japanese Journal of Entomology (New Series). The interaction between the coastal brown ant, Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius), and other invertebrate fauna of Mt Coot-tha (Brisbane, Australia). 3 (3), 97-103. (n=19): HW 1.10–1.54 (1.30), HL 1.04–1.59 (1.30), SL 0.59–0.76 (0.67), MDL 0.59–0.82 (0.70), EL 0.15–0.19 (0.17), WL 0.94–1.22 (1.06), PNH 0.36–0.54 (0.45), PNW 0.54–0.74 (0.62), MNH 0.61–0.80 (0.68), PDH 0.33–0.53 (0.37), PTL 0.31–0.44 (0.38), PPL 0.23–0.29 (0.26), PTH 0.20–0.28 (0.23), PPH 0.22–0.31 (0.26), PTW 0.14–0.22 (0.18), PPW 0.27–0.45 (0.34), PSL 0.13–0.20 (0.16), MFL 0.77–1.06 (0.89), MTL 0.59– 0.77 (0.67), CI 97–106 (101), SI 47–58 (52), MDI 51–57 (54), EI 11–15 (13), FI 65–73 (69), PSLI 11–14 (12), LPpI 90–114 (100), DPpI 108–156 (134), PpWI 171–210 (190), PpLI 61–81 (69), PpHI 105–123 (114). Gaster smooth. From Wilson (2003): The colonies, which are continuous, with no evident pheromone-based boundaries, and large numbers of fertile queens, are able to reach enormous size. Fischer and Fisher (2013) - Moderately small species (WL major 0.99–1.22 mm, WL minor 0.62–0.84 mm), with moderately short scapes (SI minor 114–122, major SI 47–58) and legs (FI minor 114–125, FI major 65–73), both workers subcastes with acute short-spinose propodeal spines, absent promesonotal process, and postpetiole with large convex ventral process, mesosoma with relatively few, usually stiff and often blunt or apically bifurcate standing hairs, scape pilosity subdecumbent to suberect, hind tibia pilosity on inner edge decumbent, along outer edge subdecumbent to suberect. [censored a bad word --antdude] janpi2000. Food acceptability and distribution in the colony of the bigheaded ant, Pheidole megacephala (Fabr.) 2013: A revision of Pheidole Westwood (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the islands of the southwest Indian Ocean and designation of a neotype for the invasive Pheidole megacephala. Fischer and Fisher (2013): Pheidole megacephala – commonly also known as the ‘African big-headed ant’ – is a globally distributed invasive ant species and can be found on almost every island in the Malagasy region. Species temporal variability: epigaeic ant assemblages and management for abundance and scarcity. Stapley J H, 1973. Pheidole megacephala impressifrons Wasmann, 1905 Subspecies: Pheidole megacephala megacephala (Fabricius, 1793) Subspecies: Pheidole megacephala melancholica Santschi, 1912 Subspecies: Pheidole megacephala nkomoana Forel, 1916 Subspecies: Pheidole megacephala rotundata Forel, 1894 Subspecies: Pheidole megacephala scabrior Forel, 1891 Pheidole megacephala and the megacephala group are probably native to the Afrotropics (Wetterer 2012), although a Malagasy origin is also a possibility, as the whole group seems to be quite diverse in Madagascar. Minor: occiput broad, lacking an occipital collar. Paris: F. Dufart, xii + 467 pp. We investigated the impact of a predatory species of invasive ant, Pheidole megacephala, on the structure and function of a foundational mutualism between Acacia drepanolobium and its associated acacia‐ant community in an East African savanna. 1999, Hoffmann & Parr 2008, Wetterer 2012). Efectividad tecnico - economico del empleode la hormiga leona Pheidole megacephala en el control del tetuan de boniato Cylas formicarius elegantulus. Studia Entomologica (N.S. Kouakou L. M. 2015. Investigation of stored-product insect pests and their natural enemies in Chichijima Island, Ogasawara (Bonin), Japan. Australian Journal of Zoology, 44(1):81-95; 32 ref, Reichensperger A, 1913. A sustainable pest management strategy for sweetpotato weevil in Cuba: a success story. The BHA has been a pest in southern Florida for many years, and according to reports by pest control operators, it is becoming an even more pervasive nuisance as it displaces other ants, such as the red imported fire ant (RIFA), Solenopsis invicta Buren, and the white-fo… Entomol. Sociobiology, 43(2):211-220. http://www.csuchico.edu/biol/Sociobiology/sociobiologyindex.html, Majer JD, 1972. Introduction. The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark. The minor workers of the latter two species are very similar in morphometric measurements and external morphology to those of P. megacephala, and single major workers possess few clearly defined features that can be used for definite species identifications (also see the identification section of these other two species). … Zur Kenntnis von Myrmecophilen aus Abessinen. Propodeal spines much shorter than distance between their bases, short-spinose to subtriangular and acute (PSLI 13–16, mean: 14). Fish and Wildlife Service species assessment and listing priority assignment form: Hylaeus mana. Scapes of medium length (SI 47–58) with decumbent to subdecumbent pilosity and few longer, suberect hairs along outer edge. 78 (2), 264-270. Environmental Entomology, 22(2):483-488, Reimer NJ, Glancey BM, Beardsley JW, 1991. 2014d, Hylaeus kuakea (Hawaiian yellow-faced bee), US Fish and Wildlife Service,
Disorders of pods, kernels and seedlings. Ecological Entomology 31: 358-368. Genus 23(4): 461-563. Ruth M., D. S. Didier, O. J. Marie, B. I. Joseph, A. Akoa, and B. Bilong. Mus. Propodeum about as long as high, in profile slightly declining toward spines. http://ecos.fws.gov/docs/candidate/assessments/2014/r1/I0VL_I01.pdf, Vanderplank F, 1960. 43 (2), 211-220. http://www.csuchico.edu/biol/Sociobiology/sociobiologyindex.html. Berry J A, Green O R, Shattuck S O, 1997. Die europäischen Formiciden. Fish and Wildlife Service species assessment and listing priority assignment form: Hylaeus kuakea. Nature, 259:207-209, Seguni ZSK, Mwaiko W, Materu C, Nyange V, 1999. Tropics Monogr. The maintenance of the ant mosaic in Ghana cocoa farms. Rafael, J.A., Limeira-de-Oliveira, F., Hutchings, R.W., Miranda, G.F.G., Silva Neto, A.M.da, Somavilla, A., Camargo, A., Asenjo, A., Pinto, Â.P., Bello, A.de M., Dalmorra, C., Mello-Patiu, C.A.de, Carvalho, C.J.B.de, Takiya, D.M., Parizotto, D.R., Marques, D.W.A., Cavalheiro, D.de O., Mendes, D.M.de M., Zeppelini, D., Carneiro, E., Lima, É.F.B., Lima, E.C.A.de, Godoi, F.S.P.de, Pessoa, F.A.C., Vaz-de-Mello, F.Z., Sosa-Duque, F.J., Flores, H.F., Fernandes, I.O., Silva-Júnior, J.O., Gomes, L.R.P., Monné, M.L., Castro, M.C.M.de, Silva, M.P.G.da, Couri, M.S., Gottschalk, M.S., Soares, M.M.M., Monné, M.A., Rafael, M.S., Casagrande, M.M., Mielke, O.H.H., Grossi, P.C., Pinto, P.J.C., Bartholomay, P.R., Sobral, R., Heleodoro, R.A., Machado, R.J.P., Corrêa, R.C., Hutchings, R.S.G., Ale-Rocha, R., Santos, S.D.dos, Lima, S.P.de, Mahlmann, T., Silva, V.C., Fernandes, D.R.R. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Inst. The Insect Societies. Bull. CDFA conducted a visual and SPAM-bait survey of a 5-mile radius around this site. (2000), etc. Entomol. In laboratory assays Pheidole megacephala was aggressive when confronted with workers of other invasive ants. Asian Myrmecology. Superfamily Formicoidea. The ants of Polynesia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bernard F. 1953. Vanderwoude C, Bruyn L A L de, House A P N, 2000. (page 77, see also), Emery, C. 1892c . Les Pheidole du groupe megacephala (Formicidae). Abstract. Oecologia, 116(3):373-380; 39 ref, De la Vega R, Diaz G, Palacios ME, 1984. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 83(1):15-22, Cushman JH, Compton SG, Zachariades C, Ware AB, Nefdt RJC, Rashbrook VK, 1998. Medler J. T. 1980: Insects of Nigeria - Check list and bibliography. Wilson, E. O. Bertelsmeier et al. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report. A preliminary checklist of the ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) fauna of Senegal. 2014e, US Fish and Wildlife Service,
33 (3), 119-122. Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). 2012. Cambridge, Mass. Insectes Sociaux DOI 10.1007/s00040-016-0527-6. Sociobiology 51(1): 207-218. Abbott K L, Sarty M, Lester P J, 2006. Ciencia y Tecnica en la Agricultura, Proteccion de Plantas, 6(3):7-10, Castiñeiras A, Fernandez X, 1983. Bras. 2013. Geographic and taxonomic distribution of a positive interaction: ant-tended homopterans indirectly benefit figs across southern Africa. Ökol. 674-685. Long-term impact of exotic ants on the native ants of Madeira. Several workers were also occurred in moist soil under a stone next to a date palm tree. In Japan, this species occurs on Okinawa Island and southwards in open land, sugar-cane fields and coastal barrens, nesting in the soil, often under stones or logs. (Catálogo abreviado das formigas da Regiao Neotropical). Pest status: where concentrations of this species occur, large groups of scavenging workers may invade buildings. 54: 523-530 (page 530, senior synonym of testacea), Dalla Torre, K. W. von. Hyménoptères Formicidae. Pheidole Megacephala - posted in General: Interesting seeing this species having 3 different sized majors and 2 different sized queens. Exotic Ants: Biology, Impact, and Control of Introduced Species. Its affinities will be unknown until the African Pheidole fauna is better analyzed. Annals of the Upper Silesian Museum in Bytom Entomology 26: 1-13. Species of Pheidole Westwood (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) established in New Zealand. Secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, adjectis synonimis, locis observationibus, descriptionibus. Appraisal of the proprietary bait 'Amdro' for control of ants in South African citrus. in cacao plantations in the Ivory Coast. DOI:10.2307/3495899, ISSG, 2009. Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico. Master Thesis University of Helsinki, 53 pages. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society, 23(1):119-123, Mercer PC, 1978. The devastating effect on the native Hawaiian insect fauna was described by the pioneering entomologist R. C. L. Perkins (1913). Queensland Journal of Agricultural and Animal Sciences, 39(2):141-146, Oswald S, 1991. Sides of head dorsal and ventral of eyes in profile with few irregular rugae extending up to posterior 1/4 of head, space in between, posterior of eyes, largely unsculptured. Metanotal groove in profile weakly impressed, with dorsally weak to laterally superficial cross-ribs. Head as long as wide (CI 97–103), usually heart shaped with strongly convex sides and posterior emargination moderately deeply impressed. Butl. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 30, senior synonym of trinodis), Sarnat, E. M., G. Fischer, B. Guenard, and E. P. Economo. Investigating urban ant community (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in port cities and in major towns along the border in Côte d’Ivoire: a rapid assessment to detect potential introduced invasive ant species. Fish and Wildlife Service species assessment and listing priority assignment form: Hylaeus longiceps : US Fish and Wildlife Service.33 pp. Florida Entomologist, 78:109-118, Lagnaoui A, Cisneros F, Alcazar J, Morales F, 2000. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 68(1):105-121, Tinzaara W, 2005. (Hymenoptera). Pacific Science, 52(3):228-236; 29 ref, Wetterer JK, Espadaler X, Wetterer AL, Aguin-Pombo D, Franquinho-Aguiar AM, 2007. Biological control of tephritid fruit flies in the Americas and Hawaii: A review of the use of parasitoids and predators. Notes on ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Gambia (Western Africa). On the Comoros P. megacephala also occurs together with the two newly described species Pheidole decepticon and Pheidole megatron. Journal of the Linnean Society: Zoology. Dorsum of petiole and postpetiole smooth, remainder weakly punctate. The dynamics of ant mosaics in tropical rainforests characterized using the SelfOrganizing Map algorithm. (Homoptera: Tettigometridae) and its infestation of the groundnut crop in Rhodesia. Micropterus salmoides. Bertelsmeier, C., A. Avril, O. Blight, A. Confais, L. Diez, H. Jourdan, J. Orivel, N. St Germes, and F. Courchamp. Insect pests of coconuts in the Pacific region. Official Control: Pheidole megacephala is listed as a quarantine pest by French Polynesia, Japan, and the Republic of Korea 14. Field investigations on the interrelationships of the big-headed ant, the gray pineapple mealybug, and pineapple mealybug wilt disease in Hawaii. Errata au mémoire. 2014f, US Fish and Wildlife Service,
Actes de la IV Conference Internationale Francophone d'Entomologie, Saint-Malo, France, 5-9 juillet 1998. The African big-headed ant, Pheidole megacephala (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). U.S. Common name. ... likely owing to reduced T. penzigi colony size in invaded habitats. A New General Catalogue of the Ants of the World. Journal of Animal Ecology, 29:15-33, Vanderwoude C, Lobry de Bruyn LA, House APN, 2000. VIII. Impact of an introduced ant on native rain forest invertebrates: Pheidole megacephala in monsoonal Australia. What to feed during its time in the tube? Ruano, F., Tinaut, A., Soler, J.J. 2000. 2019. : Belknap Press of Harvard U. http://www.issg.org/database. Mém. U.S. Ztg. Biotropica 37(3):421-430. Mercer P C, 1978. Santschi F. 1920. 2006. Inst. Cafe Cacao The. London: Taylor and Francis, Bolton B, 1995. Borowiec L. 2014. Katayama, M., Tsuji, K. 2010. The ants of Tokelau. Another nest series was found under a rock where the soil was dry and loose. 2002). Acta Oecologica. Mandibles relatively short (MDI 63–70), smooth. 33 (2), 157-164. (Role des communautes d'insectes et de l'eau dans la dissemination de Phytophthora palmivora (Butl.) Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society, 24(1):51-67, Berry JA, Green OR, Shattuck SO, 1997. Australian Entomologist, 30(1):31-38; 17 ref, Zerhusen D, Rashid M, 1992. Predation on Liothrips urichi Karny (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae): a case of biotic interference. 2018. Journal of Economic Entomology, 84(1):56-60, Room PM, 1975. Diversity and distribution of introduced and potentially invasive ant species from the three main ecoregions of Côte d’Ivoire (West Africa). 2005. Djieto-Lordon, C., A. Dejean, R.A. Ring, B. Aloys. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. A survey of the urban pest ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of peninsular Florida. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. 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Fischer and Fisher (2013) - Major Measurements (neotype): HW 1.29, HL 1.28, SL 0.69, MDL 0.67, EL 0.17, WL 1.04, PNH 0.45, PNW 0.60, MNH 0.45, PDH 0.34, PTL 0.38, PPL 0.26, PTH 0.22, PPH 0.26, PTW 0.18, PPW 0.36, PSL 0.15, MFL 0.92, MTL 0.66, CI 101, SI 54, MDI 52, EI 13, FI 71, PSLI 12, LPpI 100, DPpI 137, PpWI 197, PpLI 68, PpHI 118. Environmental Entomology, 17(1):132-134, Reimer NJ, Beardsley JW Jr, 1990. In: U.S. Cafe Cacao Thé, 26(1):31-36, Bach CE, 1991. emend. tree. New World - Widespread although spottily distributed, and sometimes locally very abundant, from southern Florida, Bermuda, and the Bahamas south through the West Indies, southern Mexico, and Central America, to as far south in South America as Santa Catarina, Brazil (Wilson 2003). (Bruss.) 1972. Am. Lille brandmyre in Danish big- headed ant in English Extrait des Mémoires publiés par la Société Portugaise des Sciences Naturelles. Lower: minor. Rozmiary: 2-4mm (robotnica, występują żołnierze), 5-6mm (królowa) Wilgotność: Ok. 65%. Especially the majors of P. megacephala and P. decepticon are in many characters almost identical and both vary significantly in their development of the typically heart-shaped head. 25 (3), 253-259. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 55:49-84, Wheeler WM, 1922. 2015b. Poziom trudności: Średni. Bras. Eidmann H. 1944. Fournier, D., de Biseau, J.-C., De Laet, S., Lenoir, A., Passera, L., Aron, S. 2016. Santschi F. 1925. 11: 89-93 (page 90, senior synonym of edax), Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. Complex interactions between mutalisms: ants tending homopterans protect fig seeds and pollinators. The Insect Societies. The introduced tramp ant, Pheidole megacephala, is a well‐known pest of urban areas and coastal dune ecosystems in eastern Australia.Until recently, establishment and spread of P. megacephala colonies has been regarded as likely only in disturbed areas. Göteborgs Kungliga Vetenskaps och Vitterhets Samhälles Handlingar. Minor Measurements (n=20): HW 0.50–0.61 (0.55), HL 0.57–0.68 (0.62), SL 0.61– 0.72 (0.65), MDL 0.32–0.41 (0.36), EL 0.12–0.15 (0.13), WL 0.62–0.84 (0.73), PNH 0.22–0.29 (0.25), PNW 0.32–0.39 (0.35), MNH 0.42–0.53 (0.46), PDH 0.21–0.27 (0.24), PTL 0.22–0.28 (0.24), PPL 0.17–0.22 (0.19), PTH 0.13–0.16 (0.14), PPH 0.16–0.19 (0.14), PTW 0.09–0.11 (0.10), PPW 0.17–0.21 (0.18), PSL 0.07–0.10 (0.08), MFL 0.57–0.76 (0.67), MTL 0.44–0.57 (0.51), CI 86–92 (90), SI 114–122 (118), MDI 63–70 (66), EI 22– 26 (24), FI 114–125 (121), PSLI 13–16 (14), LPpI 94–120 (109), DPpI 89–112 (98), PpWI 164–200 (180), PpLI 70–91 (79), PpHI 110–146 (125). C. Gerolds Sohn, McEwen FL, Beardsley JW, 1998 Fernando Poo e del territorio del Muni. Pathogenic bacteria in a group of four invasive ants examined and shiny in a lawful manner, with! Formigas DA Regiao Neotropical ) product 's label this publication a neotype in this summary table is on. B. L. 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