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The Fire Ant
by Dr. Carolyn Pararas-Carayannis

Fire ants are aggressive, stinging ants. Although they are quite tiny and vary in size from 2mm - 6mm, their bites pack quite a punch. If they are on you they will sting you - and it hurts! Fire ants are copper-brown in appearance with slightly darker abdomens. They live in large colonies and one often sees their mounds read more

The Flying Ant - A Nuptial Flight!
by Dr. Carolyn Pararas-Carayannis

Many people do not believe there are any such things as flying ants - but there are. Except for a few species, all males and sexually mature, ready-to-mate queens have have wings. Let's look at Carpenter ants, for instance. During late winter and early spring swarms of winged queens and winged males (produced during late summer) emerge from mature colony (satellite) nests for their nuptial flights. If nest locations are indoors, swarming individuals are easily identified, often trapped within the structure. The simultaneous mating flight of all winged sexual's produced from colonies within a specific geographic area is called "Nuptial Flight". This "swarming" is triggered by optimal environmental conditions (warm and humid) and read more

 

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