FIELD GUIDE GENERAL ANT CONTROL

  1. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    About NUMBER species of ants occur in the United States and Canada. Of these, only about NUMBER species commonly infest homes.
    • 700
    • 25
  2. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    By about YEAR, pest ants replaced _ as being the most important or most difficult to control of the structural pests;
    the availability of highly effective _ for _ made this possible.
    2000
  3. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Antennae _ (workers and queens; males sometimes straight) with last 1-4 segments usually enlarged, forming a club
    elbowed
  4. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Antennae elbowed (workers and queens; males sometimes SHAPE) with last 1-4 segments usually enlarged, forming a club
    straight
  5. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Antennae elbowed (workers and queens; males sometimes straight) with last NUMBER-NUMBER segments usually enlarged, forming a club
    1-4
  6. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Antennae elbowed (workers and queens; males sometimes straight) with last 1-4 segments usually CONDITION, forming a club
    enlarged
  7. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Antennae elbowed (workers and queens; males sometimes straight) with last 1-4 segments usually enlarged, forming a _
    club
  8. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Abdomen connected to _ by 1 or 2 slender abdominal segments called nodes which form the pedicel (ant’s waist)
    thorax
  9. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Abdomen connected to thorax by 1 or 2 slender abdominal segments called _ which form the pedicel (ant’s waist)
    nodes
  10. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Abdomen connected to thorax by 1 or 2 slender abdominal segments called nodes which form the _ (ant’s waist)
    pedicel
  11. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Abdomen connected to thorax by 1 or 2 slender abdominal segments called nodes which form the pedicel (_ _)
    ant's waist
  12. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    enlarged rear portion of abdomen is the _
    gaster
  13. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    in ants, what is commonly referred to as the _ actually includes the
    fused 1st abdominal segment (= epinotum/propodeum) and is correctly called the mseosoma or alitrunk.
    thorax
  14. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    in ants, what is commonly referred to as the thorax actually includes the
    fused 1st abdominal segment (= epinotum / _ ) and is correctly called the mseosoma or alitrunk.
    propodeum
  15. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    in ants, what is commonly referred to as the thorax actually includes the
    fused 1st abdominal segment (= epinotum/propodeum) and is correctly called the mseosoma or _
    alitrunk
  16. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    colonies contain 3 distinct castes:
    workers, queens, males
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    Workers are female, never with _, and may live as long as # years
    Workers are female, never with wings, and may live as long as 7 years
  18. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Although typically thought of as being sterile, workers of many species lay eggs that
    develop into males or are used by the colony as food (_ _)
    trophic eggs
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    Small workers are called minors, large ones majors or _
    soldiers
  20. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Small workers are called minors, large ones majors or “_”, and
    those of in-between size are called intermediates or _
    • soldiers
    • medias
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    _ do all the work in the colony, which includes gathering food, caring for the young, and the enlargement of the nest.
    workers
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    queens = Once inseminated, they can lay fertile eggs for their _ which may be up to 30 years (harvester ant queens).
    lifetime
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    a colony may contain many functional _ or _ but only one founding queen.
    females or queens
  24. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    The male is usually between the worker and the queen in size and his only function is to _
    inseminate the queen
  25. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Ant Control Is
    An 8-Step Process
  26. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Ant Control NUMBER-step process:
    8
  27. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Ant Control steps: 1) _. 2) location of nest. 3) exclusion. 4) perimeter treatment.
    5) reduction of honeydew sources. 6) interior application. 7) baiting. 8) other non chemical methods - ie sanitation
    1) identification
  28. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Ant Control steps: 1) identification. 2) _. 3) exclusion. 4) perimeter treatment.
    5) reduction of honeydew sources. 6) interior application. 7) baiting. 8) other non chemical methods - ie sanitation
    2) location of nest
  29. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Ant Control steps: 1) identification. 2) location of nest. 3) _. 4) perimeter treatment.
    5) reduction of honeydew sources. 6) interior application. 7) baiting. 8) other non chemical methods - ie sanitation
    3) exclusion
  30. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Ant Control steps: 1) identification. 2) location of nest. 3) exclusion. 4) _.
    5) reduction of honeydew sources. 6) interior application. 7) baiting. 8) other non chemical methods - ie sanitation
    4) perimeter treatment
  31. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Ant Control steps: 1) identification. 2) location of nest. 3) exclusion. 4) perimeter treatment.
    5) _. 6) interior application. 7) baiting. 8) other non chemical methods - ie sanitation
    5) reduction of honeydew sources
  32. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Ant Control steps: 1) identification. 2) location of nest. 3) exclusion. 4) perimeter treatment.
    5) reduction of honeydew sources. 6) _. 7) baiting. 8) other non chemical methods - ie sanitation
    6) interior application
  33. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Ant Control steps: 1) identification. 2) location of nest. 3) exclusion. 4) perimeter treatment.
    5) reduction of honeydew sources. 6) interior application. 7) _. 8) other non chemical methods - ie sanitation
    7) baiting
  34. ANT CONTROL - FIELD GUIDE
    Ant Control steps: 1) identification. 2) location of nest. 3) exclusion. 4) perimeter treatment.
    5) reduction of honeydew sources. 6) interior application. 7) baiting. 8) _
    8) other non chemical methods - ie sanitation
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FIELD GUIDE GENERAL ANT CONTROL
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FIELD GUIDE GENERAL ANT CONTROL
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