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fungus-growing ants of North America

William Morton Wheeler

fungus-growing ants of North America

by William Morton Wheeler

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fungus ants,
  • Insects -- North America

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Morton Wheeler
    SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History -- v. 23, article 31, Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History -- v. 23, article 31
    ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 669-807, plates xlix-liii :
    Number of Pages807
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17577577M

    The ants of North and Central America: The genus Mycocepurus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Journal of Insect Science 4(1) February with Reads. Leafcutter ants constitue 41 species of ant across the genera Atta and Acromyrmex, and represent the most socially complex division of the fungal farming ants, which encompases some species of the family Formicidae called the attine ants, sometimes referred to as the attini tribe. Indeed, their unique relationship with a symbiotic fungus.

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      We describe a peculiar fungus-coating behavior of the attine ant Mycetosoritis clorindae, where workers plant fungal mycelium on hibernating nestmates. Hibernating nestmates become ultimately enveloped in a live mycelial coat, remain motionless in this coated state, and essentially become integrated into the garden matrix. The shallow nest architecture of M. clorindae (depth of Cited by: 4. New species of polychaete worms of the family Polynoidae from the east coast of North America. Vol Page Fungus-growing ants and their fungi: Cyphomyrmex rimosus minutus Mayr. If you are generating a PDF of a journal article or book chapter, please feel .


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"This book is an unabridged republication of the work that originally appeared as Article XXXI, PP. of the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. XXIII, published in " "Among the multiudinous acitivites of insects, none are more marvellous than the fungus-growing and fungus-eating habits of the Attine ants.".

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Paperback – by W M. Wheeler (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ 4/5(1). Locally common in southern Arizona, southern Texas, and southern Florida (3 species) Colobopsis – cork-headed ants.

Southeastern states westward to Arizona, sporadically encountered ( species) Crematogaster – acrobat ants. Widespread and abundant across North America (~30 species) Cyphomyrmex- small fungus-growing ants. Full text of "The fungus-growing ants of North America." See other formats.

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The well-studied, ancient and highly evolved mutualism between fungus-growing ants and their fungi has become a model system in the study of symbiosis1,5. Although it is Cited by:   Ted Schultz, curator of ants with the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, holds a lab nest of a lower fungus-growing ant while standing next to a Author: Brian Handwerk.

The most widely known group of fungus-growing ants is the leaf-cutters, being conspicuous and economically important (they are severe agricultural pests in Central and South America), though, leaf-cutters represent only a small component of the diversity of theFile Size: KB.

Ants of the genus Mycocepurus are among the most easily recognized among the fungus-growing ants of the tribe Attini. They are monomorphic ants, characterized by the numerous spines on most bodily surfaces, including a pair of occipital spines (Fig.

1), and usually 2 to 3 pairs on the pronotum, 5 to 6 pairs on the mesonotum and 2 pairs on the Cited by: Some Fungus-Growing Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Northeastern Mexico Article (PDF Available) in Florida Entomologist 93(Dec ).

decade have made a fresh taxonomic treatment of the North American Trachymyrmex desirable. Detailed accounts of the biology and natural history of the Trachymyrmex species and other fungus-growing ant spe-cies in the United States will be published in a forthcoming book (Mueller & Schultz, in preparation).

Fungus-growing ants. The fungus growing ants are found throughout Central and South America and the southern states of the USA. They have a mutualistic relationship with a fungus. The ants gain food from the fungus and the fungus gains a place to live protected by the ants from predators and parasites.

Author Erin Zimmerman Posted on Decem Decem Categories Animals, Ants, Central America, Mutualisms, Parasites, South America Tags Acromyrmex, Ant, Atta, Attine Ants, Attini, Fungus-growing ants, Leafcutter ant, Social Insects 1 Comment on Hidden Kingdom, Part Two. Book review by Brues Fungus Growing Ants of North America, The: Wheeler, William Morton () Dover Publications: English: Natural History: Written for the academic.

Reprinted in Introduction to the Behavior of Ants, An: Sudd, John H. Martin's: English: Natural History: Dealing with the behavior of ants.

Reprinted in. North American farmers do not have the same concern about trying out foreign plant species, for although attine ants live as far north as Long Island, these species are of a less ambitious variety, and they feed their fungi less desirable goods, like insect feces or dead-leaf material.

Zombie ants, the ghostly slaves of a mind-controlling fungus seen creeping around places like South America for years, have now been spotted in the United States. But don’t panic—they’ve. It turns out ants, like humans, are true farmers.

The difference is that ants are farming fungus. Entomologists are providing new insight into the agricultural abilities of ants and how these. In the book of the Pulitzer-prize winning book, ‘The Ants’ researchers like Edward O.

Wilson and Bert Holldobler made an estimation that there exists more t, separate ants living on earth at any time. The fungus growing ants amount to more that identified types. In North America, Fire ants contribute to.Details about Descriptions of Some New Fungus-Growing Ants from Texas, URBAN ANTS OF NORTH AMERICA AND EUROPE: IDENTIFICATION, By Laurel Hansen **NEW** $ Free shipping.

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Not all of them have keys yet (made by me). Fungus growing ants typically have sets of spines all over the head and mesosoma where the structures may also act to grow a natural fungicide to maintain their food source from undesirable fungi.