FIELD GUDE PHAROAH ANT

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    have been strongly implicated in _
    the spread of various disease pathogens
  2. PHAROAH ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    have been strongly implicated in _
    the spread of various disease pathogens
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    monomorphic? di? poly?
    monomorphic
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    size?
    small, 1/16 inch
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    color = Body usually _ , varying from yellowish to reddish, with abdomen often darker to blackish
    pale
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    color = Body usually pale, varying from _ to reddish, with abdomen often darker to blackish
    yellowish
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    color = Body usually pale, varying from yellowish to _ ,with abdomen often darker to blackish
    reddish
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    color = Body usually pale, varying from yellowish to reddish, with abdomen often _ to blackish
    darker
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    color = Body usually pale, varying from yellowish to reddish, with abdomen often darker to _
    blackish
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    Antenna #-segmented, with #-segmented club
    • 12 segmented
    • 3 segmented club
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    Thorax has spines, yes? no?
    No, thorax lacks spines
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    profile =
    unevenly rounded
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    Pedicel #-segmented
    2 segmented
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    Stinger present, yes? no?
    Yes, stinger present
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    The colonies tend to be large with workers numbering in the _
    thousands to several hundred-thousand
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    There are usually several hundred _ present
    reproductive females
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    Although _ are produced, there are no flights of swarmers and mating takes place within the nest
    winged reproductives
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    Although winged reproductives are produced, there are no _ and mating takes place within the nest
    flights of swarmers
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    Although winged reproductives are produced, there are no flights of swarmers and mating takes place within _
    the nest
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    New nests can be formed by _
    budding
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    These ants are of particular importance in hospitals where they _ , enter in-use IV bottles, seek moisture from the mouths of sleeping infants, etc.
    will enter wounds
  22. PHAROAH ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    These ants are of particular importance in hospitals where they will enter wounds, _ , seek moisture from the mouths of sleeping infants, etc.
    enter in-use IV bottles
  23. PHAROAH ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    These ants are of particular importance in hospitals where they will enter wounds, enter in-use IV bottles, _
    seek moisture from mouths of sleeping infants
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    Indoors, will nest in warm (#-#°F), humid (80%) areas near sources of food and/or water
    80 deg to 86 deg F
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    Indoors, will nest in warm (80-86°F/27-30°C), humid (#%) areas near sources of food and/or water
    80% humidity
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    Indoors, Nests are usually located in _ such as wall voids, behind baseboards, in furniture, under floors, and between linens
    inaccessible areas
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    Indoors, Nests are usually located in inaccessible areas such as _ , behind baseboards, in furniture, under floors, and between linens
    wall voids
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    Indoors, Nests are usually located in inaccessible areas such as wall voids, _ , in furniture, under floors, and between linens
    behind baseboards
  29. PHAROAH ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Indoors, Nests are usually located in inaccessible areas such as wall voids, behind baseboards, _ , under floors, and between linens
    in furniture
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    Indoors, Nests are usually located in inaccessible areas such as wall voids, behind baseboards, in furniture, _ , and between linens
    under floors
  31. PHAROAH ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Indoors, Nests are usually located in inaccessible areas such as wall voids, behind baseboards, in furniture, under floors, and _
    between linens
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    workers range widely, up to # feet
    148 feet
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    forage at night? day?
    both
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    They commonly use _ as a highway system to travel through walls and between floors
    electrical and telephone wires
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    They commonly use electrical and telephone wires as a highway system to travel through _
    walls and between floors
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    common problems in _
    commercial foodhandling establishments
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    these ants seem to be
    of little importance today
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    In the temperate/northern areas of the United States, they usually _
    cannot survive outdoors year round
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    They have a _ in food
    wide preference
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    They use _ as an energy source, _ is required for larval development and egg production
    • carbs
    • protein
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    the typical use of liquid or dust pesticides that are _ actually makes the situation worse by causing the colony to _ into several colonies
    • repellent
    • fracture/bud
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    Prebaiting with _ can help to locate ants.
    non-toxic mint-apple jelly or honey
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    Outdoors, inspect the _
    • building perimeter
    • flat roofs
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    Outdoors, On roofs they will be found shaded areas, so inspect in time? and
    again in time? because the shaded areas change with the sun’s position.
    • early morning
    • late afternoon
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    Outdoors, On roofs they will be in _ , so inspect in the early morning and
    again in the late afternoon because the shaded areas change with the sun’s position.
    shaded areas
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    Outdoors, On roofs they will be in shaded areas, so inspect in the early morning and
    again in the late afternoon because the shaded areas change with _ .
    the sun's position
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    is usually the only method of effective control
    Baiting
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    Use _ per foraging trail of ants
    one bait station
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    Place the bait station as close as is practical to where the ants are _ from the wall, ceiling, appliance, etc
    entering/exiting
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    Place the station as close to the foraging trail of ants as possible _
    without disturbing them
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    If infestation is in a multifamily building, the only way an infestation can be eliminated
    is
    inspection and treatment of the entire building.
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    If infestation is in a multifamily building, the only way an infestation can be eliminated
    is inspection and treatment of the entire building, otherwise _
    ants will move from non-treated units into ant-free units
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    will nest in debris collected on _ and/or those nesting inside will go outside onto flat roofs in warm weather for water and food (dead insects).
    flat roofs
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    will nest in debris collected on flat roofs and/or those _ will go outside onto flat roofs in warm weather for water and food (dead insects).
    nesting inside
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    will nest in debris collected on flat roofs and/or those nesting inside will go outside onto flat roofs in _ for water and food (dead insects).
    warm weather
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    will nest in debris collected on flat roofs and/or those nesting inside will go outside onto flat roofs in warm weather for _ (dead insects).
    water and food
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    will nest in debris collected on flat roofs and/or those nesting inside will go outside onto flat roofs in warm weather for water and food (_).
    dead insects
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    They typically enter/exit via _ , under the flashing, and/or through weep holes
    poorly caulked/defective windows
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    They typically enter/exit via poorly caulked/defective windows, _ , and/or through weep holes
    under the flashing
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    They typically enter/exit via poorly caulked/defective windows, under the flashing, and/or through _
    and/or through weep holes
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    If the ants are nesting on the _ , treat the _ with a
    nonrepellent pesticide just as it were as another building perimeter but include any _
    • roof
    • roof wall junction
    • weep holes
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    if ants are nesting indoors, place bait stations in _ such as _ ;
    otherwise, put each in a plastic mouse bait station that is secured by a brick weight.
    • protected locations
    • under the flashing
  63. PHAROAH ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    It is possible to eliminate Pharaoh ants from a structure by only using a _
    non repellent pesticide
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    Prebait with _
    mint-apple jelly or honey
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    spot treat areas that Pharaoh ants _ such as windowsills with dead insects, near water sources,
    waste food sources, and travel pathways. This will need to be done _
    • frequent
    • both in the morning and again in the evening
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    Be sure to educate the customers about _
    using baits and nonrepellent pesticides.
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    Be sure to educate the customers why _
    they must not spray or disturb the ants or the bait stations!
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FIELD GUDE PHAROAH ANT
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FIELD GUIDE PHAROAH ANT
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