Argentine Ants

Research: Battle Argentine ants with bait derived from seaweed

August 22, 2017 By
A research team at the University of California-Riverside is working on an inexpensive, biodegradable, seaweed-based bait for Argentine ants (Linepithema humile). The Argentine ant is an invasive species with a worldwide distribution. It is a major nuisance in southern states... Read more»
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Terminix: Ants

October 13, 2013 By
Three kinds of animals fight battles in formations: humans, crows and ants. Perhaps that’s why various species of pest ants still hold the title as the No. 1 invader of homes and businesses. Carpenter, Argentine, fire and pavement ants remain... Read more»
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Study: Argentine Ants Change Diets to Survive

December 20, 2007 By
According to an article from PhysOrg.com, researchers have found the ability of Argentine ants to change from carnivorous insect eaters to plant sap-loving creatures has helped these invasive social insects rapidly spread throughout coastal California, displacing many native insects and creating... Read more»
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Argentine, Rover Ants Making Inroads in Mississippi

September 8, 2006 By
JACKSON, Miss. — The Clarion-Ledger of Jackson, Miss., talked with several pest management professionals about dealing with ant problems. The most common pests are Argentine ants, though Rover ants are beginning to make their presence felt in Mississippi. Here are some highlights... Read more»
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Argentine ants are on the rise

April 3, 2003 By
By: Austin Frishman The Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) has been in the United States for more than 100 years. For the last 15 years or so, though, this Brazilian import is fast becoming a major pest — particularly in California, Hawaii... Read more»
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