"Since South American fire ants arrived in Mobile, Alabama, in the 1940s, they have spread to become one of the most reviled pests in the Sunbelt. In The Fire Ants Walter Tschinkel provides not just an encyclopedic overview of S. invicta - how they found colonies, construct and defend their nests, forage and distribute food, struggle among themselves for primacy, and even relocate entire colonies - but also an account of how research is done, how science establishes facts, and the pleasures and problems of a scientific ...

The Fire Ants 2013, Belknap Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674072404

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The Fire Ants 2006, Belknap Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674022072