Ants-cited resources

Are Ants Insects?

"Ant identification: Antennal segments." UC Statewide IPM Program. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Mar. 2012.

"Identifying household ants | Insects in the City." Texas A&M University. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Mar. 2012. .

" What is an insect?." University of Kentucky. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Mar. 2012. http://www.uky.edu/Ag/Entomology/ythfacts/4h/unit1/intro.htm  

Are Ants Blind?

"Ant Anatomy | ASU - Ask A Biologist." Ask A Biologist | ASU - Ask A Biologist. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Mar. 2012. .

"Army ant - New World Encyclopedia." New World Encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Mar. 2012.

"Scientists Find One Specimen of Strange Ancient Ant - NYTimes.com." The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Mar. 2012.   

Can Ants Smell?

Gronenbert, Wulfila . "Structure and function of ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) brains: Strength in numbers." Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. University of Arizona, n.d. Web. 6 Mar. 2012.

Wolf, Harald, and Rudiger Wehner. "PINPOINTING FOOD SOURCES: OLFACTORY AND ANEMOTACTIC ORIENTATION IN DESERT ANTS, CATAGLYPHIS FORTIS." Journal of Experimental Biology 203.1 (2000): 857-868. Print.

Jackson, Duncan E,, and Francis L.W. Ratnieks. "Communication in Ants." Current Biology 16.15 (2006): 570-574. Print.  

Can Ants Swim?

"Dealing with Predators and Pests in Your Yard." The Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Cornell University, n.d. Web. 22 May 2012. .

Bush, John W. M., and David L. Hu. "Walking on water." Physics
Today 63.6 (2010): 62-63. ©2010 American Institute of Physics

Bohn, HF, and et al. "Ants swimming in pitcher plants: kinematics of aquatic and terrestrial locomotion in Camponotus schmitzi.." National J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2012] - PubMed - NCBI. National Center for Biotechnology Information, n.d. Web. 22 May 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22526112
  

Do Ants Bite?

"Frequently Asked Questions about Ants." University of California Integrated Pest Management. University of California, n.d. Web. 10 June 2011. www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/FAQ/antFAQ.pdf

"Pest Library: Velvety Tree Ant." Terminex. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 June 2011. www.terminix.com/Information/Pest-Identification/Ants/Velvety_Tree_Ant/

" Bee, Wasp, Hornet, and Ant Stings: Bites and Stings: Merck Manual Home Edition ." Merck & Co., Inc. is a global research-driven pharmaceutical products company.. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 June 2011. http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/sec24/ch298/ch298g.html

"UMass Extension - Pest Management." UMass Extension - Welcome to UMass Extension. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 June 2011. http://extension.umass.edu/index.php/information-resources/topics/27-pest-management.  

Do Ants Breathe?

"Chitin metabolism in insects: structure, function and regulation of chitin synthases and chitinases ." The Journal of Experimental Biology. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 June 2011. http://jeb.biologists.org/content/206/24/4393.abstract.

"Insect Physiology: Respiratory System." General Entymology ENT 425. North Carolina State University, n.d. Web. 13 June 2011. www.cals.ncsu.edu/course/ent425/tutorial/respire.html.

Press, The Associated. "Scientists see how bugs breathe." Ohio Integrated Pest Management. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 June 2011. http://ipm.osu.edu/trans/013_242.htm.

Do Ants Have Brains?

"Collective intelligence: Ants and brain's neurons." Stanford University. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 May 2012. .

Dr. Gronenberg , Wulfila . "Structure and function of ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) brains: Strength in numbers Hymenoptera: Formicidae) brains: Strength in numbers." University of Arizona. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 May 2012. .
  

Do Ants Eat Termites?

 "Frequently Asked Questions about Ants." University of California Integrated Pest Management. University of California, n.d. Web. 10 June 2011. www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/FAQ/antFAQ.pdf

"Imported Fire Ant - FAQ." UTS Web Server. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 June 2011. http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~gilbert/research/fireants/faqans.html.

"What To Do About Household Ants." University of Minnesota Extension. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 June 2011. http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/housingandclothing/m1166.html.

Do Ants Have Blood?

Keeley, Larry. "Insect Organization, Structure, and Function." Department of Entomology. Texas A&M University, n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2010. http://entochem.tamu.edu/insect_structure-function/index.html.

Mellanby, Kenneth. "THE FUNCTIONS OF INSECT BLOOD." Biological Reviews 14.3 (1939): 243-260. Print.

Do Ants Have Muscles?

"Ant Anatomy | ASU - Ask A Biologist." Ask A Biologist | ASU - Ask A Biologist. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 June 2011. http://askabiologist.asu.edu/explore/ant-anatomy.

Gillott, Cedric. Entomology  . 2nd ed. New York: Plenum Press, 1995. Print.

"Pest ants of FL Homepage." Ft. Lauderdale Research & Education Center - University of Florida. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 June 2011. http://flrec.ifas.ufl.edu/entomo/ants/Pest%20Ants%20of%20Fl/.

Do Ants Sleep?

Cassill PhD, Deby, and et al. "Polyphasic Wake/Sleep Episodes in the Fire Ant, Solenopsis Invicta ." Journal of Insect Behavior 22.4 (2009): 313-323. Print.   

Homemade Ant Killer

Findley, Mary, and Linda Formichelli. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Green Cleaning, 2nd Edition. 2 ed. New York: Alpha, 2009. Print.

Kimball, Cheryl. Outwitting Ants: 101 Truly Ingenious Methods and Proven Techniques to Prevent Ants from Devouring Your Garden and Destroying Your Home. 1st ed. New York: The Lyons Press, 2003. Print.

Garrett, Howard. Herbs for Texas: A Study of the Landscape, Culinary , and Medicinal uses and Benefits of the Herbs that can be grown in Texas. 1st ed ed. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2001. Print.

OrangeGuard.com - The Orange Guard Story, Retrieved September 19, 2010 from http://www.orangeguard.com/story.html

How Do Ants Communicate?

"Communication in Ants." Current Biology 16.5 (2006): 0. Print. 

"Insect Communication." General Entymology ENT 425. North Carolina State University, n.d. Web. 13 June 2011. www.cals.ncsu.edu/course/ent425/tutorial/Communication/index.html

How Do Ants Reproduce?

"Fire Ant Morphology, Reproduction, and Development ." UMass eXtension.. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 May 2012. .
Dolezal, Adam. "General Dissection of Female Ant Reproductive System and Brain." Cold Spring Harbor Protocal (2009) Print.

"Ant Information." University of Arizona. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 May 2012. .
Alder, Patricia, Michael Waldvogel, and Extension Entomology. "Household Ants - ENT/rsc-36." North Carolina Cooperative Extension: Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 May 2012.

How Long Do Ants Live? 

 Chapter 18: Highest Lifetime Fecundity | The University of Florida Book of Insect Records | Department of Entomology & Nematology | UF/IFAS." UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA ENTOMOLOGY AND NEMATOLOGY DEPARTMENT. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2010. http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/walker/ufbir/chapters/chapter_18.shtml.

Ogg, Barb, PhD, and Extension Educator. "Carpenter Ant Management." University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Lancaster County. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2010. http://lancaster.unl.edu/pest/resources/carpant004.shtml.

Shik, JZ, and M Kaspari. "Lifespan in male ants linked to mating syndrome ." Insectes Sociaux 56.2 (2009): 131-134. Print.

"BugMobile Questions & Answers - Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management - Penn State University." Home - Cooperative Extension - Penn State Cooperative Extension. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2010. http://extension.psu.edu/ipm/kids/bugmobile-questions-answers.

"Hymenoptera - definition from Biology-Online.org." Life Science Reference - Biology Online. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2010. http://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Hymenoptera.

"Ant Information." UA Center for Insect Science Education Outreach. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2010. http://insected.arizona.edu/antinfo.htm.

How to Get Rid of Ants

National Pest Management Association - Ants, Retrieved August 31, 2010 from http://www.pestworld.org/Search.aspx?keywords=ant

Associated Press - "Stanford Study Says Ants Are Here to Stay, Despite Pesticides", April 25, 2001, Retrieved August 31, 2010 from http://www.mindfully.org/Pesticide/Pesticides-Wont-Stop-em.htm   

Natural Ways to Get Rid of Ants

Green, Joey. Joey Green's Gardening Magic: More Than 1,145 Ingenious Gardening Solutions Using Brand-Name Products. Emmaus: Rodale Pr, 2003. Print.

Terro.com - FAQ, Retrieved September 19, 2010 from http://www.terro.com/faq-ants.php

STERLING, MARY ELLEN. Focus on Scientists. Westminster, CA: Teacher Created Resources, 1994. Print.

Types of Ants

"An introduction to ants." UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Aug. 2010. http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/TOOLS/ANTKEY/antid1.html.

"Ant Management Resources." University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Lancaster County. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Aug. 2010. http://lancaster.unl.edu/pest/ants.shtml.

"If it looks like an ant... - Ant Blog." AntWeb. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Aug. 2010. http://www.antweb.org/antblog/2010/07/if-it-looks-like-an-ant.html.  

What Do Ants Eat?

 "The Behavior of Ants." BIOLOGY.ARIZONA.EDU. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 July 2010. < http://biology.arizona.edu/sciconn/lessons2/shindelman/background.html#

 "Ants prefer salty snacks to sweet stuff - Technology & science - Science - LiveScience - msnbc.com." Breaking News, Weather, Business, Health, Entertainment, Sports, Politics, Travel, Science, Technology, Local, US & World News- msnbc.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 July 2010. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27421820/.

 "Kaspari AntLab Home." Kaspari AntLab Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 July 2010. <faculty-staff.ou.edu/K/Michael.E.Kaspari-1/AntLab_Home.htm>.

"Ant Genera of the World - AntWeb." AntWeb. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 July 2010. http://www.antweb.org/world.jsp.  

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