FIELD GUIDE FIELD/THATCHING ANTS

  1. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    the largest genus of ants in _, containing about one-sixth of our entire ant fauna
    American north of Mexico
  2. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    the largest genus of ants in America north of Mexico, containing about # of our entire ant fauna
    1/6
  3. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Some species are commonly called _ ants because of their habit of constructing a mound or thatch of plant material, often grass.
    thatching
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    size?
    medium, 1/8 to 3/8 inch
  5. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Some species are commonly called _ ants because of their habit of constructing a mound or thatch of plant material, often grass.
    thatching
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    monomorphic? di? poly?
    polymorphic
  7. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Color pale yellowish to reddish brown to black or a combination of these colors.
    yellowish
  8. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Color pale yellowish to reddish brown to black or a combination of these colors.
    reddish brown
  9. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Color pale yellowish to reddish brown to black or a combination of these colors.
    black
  10. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Head with _, posterior border not indented.
    ocelli distinct
  11. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Head with ocelli distinct, posterior border not _
    indented
  12. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Head with ocelli distinct, _ not indented.
    posterior border
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    Antenna #-segmented, with? without? a club
    Antenna 12-segmented, without a club
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    Thorax with? lacks? spines, profile evenly? not evenly? rounded on upper side
    Thorax lacks spines, profile not evenly rounded on upper side
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    Pedicel #-segmented, node usually _
    Pedicel 1-segmented, node usually rounded dorsally
  16. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Gaster with _ , circle of hairs yes? no?
    Gaster with anal opening round, surrounded by circlet of hairs
  17. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Stinger absent? present?
    absent
  18. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    will _ if provoked.
    bite and spray formic acid into wound
  19. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Because of the _ and _ of this genus, few generalizations can be made
    size and diversity
  20. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    They exhibit such behavior as _ _ and temporary social parasitism of various kinds, and several different methods of nest construction.
    slave making
  21. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    They exhibit such behavior as slave-making and _ _ _ of various kinds, and several different methods of nest construction.
    temporary social parasitism
  22. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    They exhibit such behavior as slave-making and temporary social parasitism of various kinds, and several different methods of _ _.
    nest construction
  23. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Colony founding is by several means including by a _ _ _
    single inseminated female
  24. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    The habits are
    diverse
  25. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    most species causing problems around structures are either one of those species called _ ants or are associated with masonry walls, concrete sidewalks, etc
    thatching
  26. FIELD ANT - FIELD GUIDE
    Mound treatment by _ _ _ is very effective
    digging in granules
Author
ianquinto
ID
349789
Card Set
FIELD GUIDE FIELD/THATCHING ANTS
Description
FIELD/THATCHING
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