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ECOLOGY, ISSN 0012-9658, 04/2017, Volume 98, Issue 4, pp. 1176 - 1178
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MYRMECOLOGICAL NEWS, ISSN 1994-4136, 01/2011, Volume 14, pp. 49 - 54
For several decades, social insect research has been dominated by a "top-down" approach that begins with evolutionary theory or mathematical models. A... 
colony ontogeny | sociogenic method | FLORIDA HARVESTER ANT | colony size | worker demography | colony evolution | Colony growth | ENTOMOLOGY | sociometric method | COLONIES | colony development | review | worker size | position paper | REPRODUCTION
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Myrmecological News, ISSN 1994-4136, 08/2018, Volume 27, pp. 1 - 5
When natural fire ant colonies (Solenopsis invicta) are sampled over five orders of magnitude of colony size, their production efficiency (new biomass per... 
Production efficiency | Ant biology | Brood production | Colony growth rate | Ant nest architecture | Experimental myrmecology | Colony development | COLONIES | colony development | colony growth rate | ant nest architecture | experimental myrmecology | brood production | ENTOMOLOGY | production efficiency
Journal Article
PLoS ONE, ISSN 1932-6203, 11/2017, Volume 12, Issue 11, p. e0188630
In the Florida harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex badius, foragers occur only in the top 15 cm of the nest, whereas brood and brood-care workers reside mostly in the... 
TEMPORAL POLYETHISM | TRANSPORT | SOCIOGENESIS | AGE POLYETHISM | WORKERS | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | LIFE-HISTORY | ALLOCATION | CARBON-DIOXIDE | HYMENOPTERA-FORMICIDAE | FIRE ANT | Pogonomyrmex | Research | Insect societies | Division of labor | Nests | Seeds | Laboratories | Harvesting | Mortality | Carbon dioxide | Colonies & territories | Brood care | Labor | Foraging behavior | Forages | Studies | Workers (insect caste) | Physiology | Age | Fitness | Chambers
Journal Article
PLoS ONE, ISSN 1932-6203, 06/2012, Volume 7, Issue 6, p. e38056
In Namibia of southwestern Africa, the sparse grasslands that develop on deep sandy soils under rainfall between 50 and 100 mm per annum are punctuated by... 
ORIGIN | MYSTERIOUS CIRCLES | KAOKOLAND | RINGS | BIOLOGY | VEGETATION PATTERNS | DESERT | PATCHES | MODEL | ECOSYSTEMS | TERMITE | Soil | Rain | Plant Development | Time Factors | Ecosystem | Namibia | Grasslands | Sandy soils | Life history | Arid zones | Ecosystems | Rainfall | Grasses | Birth | Turnover rate | Satellite imagery | Hypotheses | Life span | Soil types | Spots | Life cycle engineering | Life cycles
Journal Article
PLoS ONE, ISSN 1932-6203, 10/2015, Volume 10, Issue 10, p. e0140099
The grasslands on the sandy soils of the eastern edge of the Namib Desert of Namibia are strikingly punctuated by millions of mostly regularly-spaced circular... 
PATTERN-FORMATION | ORIGIN | MYSTERIOUS CIRCLES | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | DESERT | HYPOTHESES | MODEL | VEGETATION | TERMITE | Grassland | Poaceae | Plants | Ecosystem | Germination | Grasslands | Research | Sandy soils | Growth | Seepage | Ecosystems | Vapors | Grasses | Density | Planting density | Experiments | Allelochemicals | Desert environments | Seedlings | Gases | Hypotheses | Soil testing | Plant growth | Termites | Vegetation | Deserts
Journal Article
PLoS ONE, ISSN 1932-6203, 11/2014, Volume 9, Issue 11, p. e112981
The Florida harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex badius) excavates deep nests in the sandy soils of the Gulf and Atlantic coastal plains. Nest relocations of over 400... 
EMIGRATION | RECRUITMENT | HYMENOPTERA | POLYDOMY | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | ECOLOGY | FORMICIDAE | COLONY | Nesting Behavior | Soil | Animals | Ants | Seasons | Nests | Life history | Forests | Seeds | Colonies | Sandy soils | Harvesting | Random walk | Soil sciences | Coastal plains | Excavation | Diurnal | Coniferous forests | Hypotheses | Workers (insect caste) | Relocation | Natural history | Fitness | Charcoal
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Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, ISSN 0031-0182, 2003, Volume 192, Issue 1, pp. 321 - 333
Many species of ants excavate complex, species-typical nests in soil. The basic structural units of many nests are descending tunnels connecting flattened,... 
ants | Formicidae | trace fossils | nest structure | burrows | recent | Recent | Trace fossils | Ants | Nest structure | Burrows | HYMENOPTERA | COLONY SIZE | SOCIOMETRY | POGONOMYRMEX BADIUS | CASTE | SEASON | HARVESTER ANT | SOCIOGENESIS | GEOGRAPHY, PHYSICAL | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | PALEONTOLOGY
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PLoS ONE, ISSN 1932-6203, 03/2015, Volume 10, Issue 3, p. e0120407
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PLoS ONE, ISSN 1932-6203, 11/2013, Volume 8, Issue 11, p. e79559
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, ISSN 0027-8424, 12/2008, Volume 105, Issue 51, pp. 20339 - 20343
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Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, ISSN 0340-5443, 2/2016, Volume 70, Issue 2, pp. 221 - 235
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PLoS ONE, ISSN 1932-6203, 11/2016, Volume 11, Issue 11, p. e0166907
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Insectes Sociaux, ISSN 0020-1812, 05/2017, Volume 64, Issue 2, pp. 285 - 296
Colonies of social insects such as ants have species-typical life history attributes that include mature colony size, mortality rate, size at first... 
Formicidae | Colony size | Demography | Spatial distribution | Mortality rate | Population biology | Longevity | Lifespan | HYMENOPTERA | SOLENOPSIS-INVICTA | SOCIOMETRY | OCCIDENTALIS | ENTOMOLOGY | QUEENS | SOCIOGENESIS | REPRODUCTION | FIRE ANT | HISTORY | Ants | Health aspects | Mortality | Reproductive behavior | Reproduction | Harvesters | Demographics | Populations | Growth rate | Life span | Insects | Colonies
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Functional Ecology, ISSN 0269-8463, 04/2017, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp. 955 - 964
Summary Hypotheses of community assembly include limitation through habitat physical attributes, as well as competition among species. Such hypotheses must be... 
ant colony founding | fire ant ecology | invasive ants | ant community assembly | habitat disturbance | ant ecology | HYMENOPTERA | ARGENTINE ANTS | SUCCESS | POPULATIONS | FORMICIDAE | RECRUITMENT LIMITATION | INVASION | CONSEQUENCES | FLORIDA | ECOLOGY | ABIOTIC FACTORS | Fire ants | Competition | Nests | Forests | Filtration | Habitats | Communities | Colonies | Baits | Shading | Ground cover | Coniferous forests | Queens |