FIELD GUIDE BIG HEADED ANT

  1. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    get their common name from
    the exceptionally large head of the major workers in relation to their body size
  2. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    A few species serve as _ which infect turkeys, chickens, and domestic fowl.
    intermediate hosts of tapeworms
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    monomorphic? di? poly?
    dimorphic
  4. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    size?
    small to medium, 1/16 to 1/4 inch
  5. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Color ranges from _ to yellowish red to dark reddish brown, some species with areas of dark red and/or black
    yellowish to light brown
  6. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Color ranges from yellowish to light brown to _, some species with areas of dark red and/or black
    yellowish red to dark reddish brown
  7. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Color ranges from yellowish to light brown to yellowish red to dark reddish brown, some species with areas of _ and/or black
    dark red
  8. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Color ranges from yellowish to light brown to yellowish red to dark reddish brown, some species with areas of dark red and/or _
    black
  9. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    _ with head exceptionally large in relation to body size
    major worker
  10. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Antenna #- segmented, with #-segmented club
    Antenna 12- segmented, with 3-segmented club
  11. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Thorax with # spines on _ ; profile even? unevenly? rounded
    Thorax with 2 spines on upper back; profile unevenly rounded
  12. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Pedicel #-segmented
    Pedicel 2-segmented
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    Stinger present? not present?
    present
  14. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Workers of some species _ when alarmed.
    emit an odor of mammalian feces
  15. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    The large heads and associated _ of the major workers are utilized to crack the husks of seeds and/or the hard exoskeletons of insect prey
    large mandibles
  16. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    The large heads and associated large mandibles of the _ are utilized to crack the husks of seeds and/or the hard exoskeletons of insect prey
    major workers
  17. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    The large heads and associated large mandibles of the major workers are utilized to _ and/or the hard exoskeletons of insect prey
    crack the husks of seeds
  18. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    The large heads and associated large mandibles of the major workers are utilized to crack the husks of seeds and/or the _
    hard exoskeletons of insect prey
  19. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Several species stridulate (_) when alarmed and/or when food is found which functions to attract more ants to the stridulating ant(s).
    make sounds
  20. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Several species stridulate (make sounds) when _ and/or when food is found which functions to attract more ants to the stridulating ant(s).
    alarmed
  21. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Several species stridulate (make sounds) when alarmed and/or _ which functions to attract more ants to the stridulating ant(s).
    when food is found
  22. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Several species stridulate (make sounds) when alarmed and/or when food is found which functions to _
    attract more ants to the stridulating ants
  23. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    A few species serve as intermediate hosts of
    tapeworms
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    are known to utilize _ for nesting purposes.
    termite damaged wood
  25. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    They usually show a preference for _ foods.
    high protein
  26. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    If the ants are coming out of _, injecting pesticide from a high-pressure (160 psi) aerosol is very effective
    wood or a slab expansion joint/crack
  27. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    If the ants are coming out of wood or a slab expansion joint or crack, _ is very effective
    injecting pesticide from a high-pressure (160 psi) aerosol
  28. BIG HEADED ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    If the colony cannot be located, _ may be necessary. In general, _ work best, but also try sweet baits.
    If the colony cannot be located, baiting may be necessary. In general, high-protein baits work best, but also try sweet baits.
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FIELD GUIDE BIG HEADED ANT
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FIELD GUIDE BIG HEADED ANT
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