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Evolution des peuplements de fourmis terricoles selon l'age de la végétation dans une foret de Cote d'Ivoire intacte ou soumise à l'action humaine. http://ecos.fws.gov/docs/candidate/assessments/2014/r1/I0VL_I01.pdf, Vanderplank F, 1960. Observations on Hilda patruelis Stal. In P. megacephala, majors on average are around 20% of the total. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Zoologia Generale e Agraria della Reale Scuola Superiore d'Agricoltura. Economic aspects of our predacious ant, Pheidole megacephala. 2017. Beitrag zu den wissenschaftlichen Ergebnissen der Forschungsreise H. Eidmann nach Spanisch-Guinea 1939 bis 1940. Introduced. CABI is a registered EU trademark. Records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Republic of Benin, with particular reference to the mango farm ecosystem. Frons and sides of head anteriorly, longitudinally rugose, interspaces superficially punctate at frons, punctate or weakly punctate at sides, with a few longer rugae ventral of eyes, posterior 2/5 of head smooth and shiny, except for two weakly to faintly developed longitudinal rugae medially and, rarely present, short, faint rugulae submedially at posterior emargination. Parallel ridge barrier to control ant damage to orifices of drip irrigation tubes. Promesonotum largely smooth, except superficial punctures anteriorly near the neck, mesopleuron and propodeum punctate to weakly punctate, often with superficially sculptured to smooth areas laterally. II. Résultats scientifiques des croisières du navire-école belge, "Mercator". ), 15 3-344. Washington, D. C. USA: Smithsonian Institution Press. Nonindigenous ants associated with geothermal and human disturbance in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. 240 zł: Mrówki Pheidole megacephala, mrówki pochodzące z Afryki, mnożą się w gnieździe! viii + 184 pp. Zoologischer Anzeiger 140: 164-182. Pheidole megacephala impressifrons Wasmann, 1905 Subspecies: Pheidole megacephala megacephala (Fabricius, 1793) Subspecies: Pheidole megacephala melancholica Santschi, 1912 Subspecies: Pheidole megacephala nkomoana Forel, 1916 Subspecies: Pheidole megacephala rotundata Forel, 1894 Subspecies: Pheidole megacephala scabrior Forel, 1891 1863b. Volume 2. General accounts of this important species are given by Wilson (1971), Holldobler and Wilson (1990), and D. F. Williams et al. Many workers were also found under a pomegranate tree. Body size variation and caste ratios in geographically distinct populations of the invasive big-headed ant, Pheidole megacephala (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) BILL D. WILLS1*, CORRIE S. MOREAU2, BRIAN D. WRAY2, BENJAMIN D. HOFFMANN3 and ANDREW V. SUAREZ1,4 1Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois, 515 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801, USA Trigos-Peral, G., Abril, S., Angulo, E. 2020. Investigating urban ant community (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in port cities and in major towns along the border in Côte d’Ivoire: a rapid assessment to detect potential introduced invasive ant species. 30. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Madeiran archipelago. In: Eshbaugh WH, ed. In: U.S. In: Vander Meer RK, Jaffe K, Cedeno A, eds. 1972. Mus. Persistence of the biological activity of seven chemical insecticides against Pheidole megacephala, under laboratory conditions. Leaf litter ants in indigenous rainforest and coniferous plantations of the Taita Hills, Kenya. In: U.S. We performed 2 laboratory experiments to determine if the bigheaded ant, Pheidole megacephala (F.), increases the size of populations of the gray pineapple mealybug, Dysmicoccus neobrevipes Beardsley, in the absence of natural enemies and adverse weather; if ants move mealybugs from one pineapple fruit to another under controlled conditions; and if mealybugs die … Predation by Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius) (Hym. Mission entomologique au Parc National de Pongara (Gabon). Report of Pheidole megacephala (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmecinae) as a predator of Diatraea saccharalis in Cuba. Fauna Hawaiiensis 1(6):i–ccxxvii. Ritualized aggressive behavior reveals distinct social structures in native and introduced range tawny crazy ants. Fourmis du Natal et du Zoulouland récoltées par le Dr. Anzeiger für Schädlingskunde Pflanzenschutz Umweltschutz, 69(2):41-43; [17 Ref. Apocrita (Aculeata). Biology and impacts of Pacific island invasive species. Minor head shape usually ovoid and posterior head margin slightly compressed, head almost as wide as long (CI 86–92), face completely smooth and shiny, except for sometimes weakly developed concentric rugulae around antennal insertions, postpetiole on average 0.8 times as long as petiole (PpLI 70–91). World Heritage Studies 1, 86-89. https://antwiki.org/wiki/index.php?title=Pheidole_megacephala&oldid=575610, Queen number: polygynous (Holldobler and Wilson, 1977; Frumhoff & Ward, 1992), The following images are provided by AntWeb, The following images are provided by Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology. Evaluation of traps for transplanting colonies of Pheidole megacephala (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ciencia y Tecnica en la Agricultura, Proteccion de Plantas, 6(3):11-14, Castiñeiras A, Obregon O, Borges A, 1985. (1990) observed hygienic behavior involving the heaping away from nests of bodies of dead colony members by this ant. A revision of the Bornean species of the ant genus Pheidole (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Hafniae [= Copenhagen]: C. G. Proft, 519 pp. Preliminary assessment on the interactions of Wasmannia auropunctata in native ant communities (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of a mosaic gallery forest/savannah in Lope National Park, Gabon. Abt. Hist. Invasive Species Specialist Group of the IUCN Species Survival Commission. Ant mosaic in oil palm plantations of the Southwest Province of Cameroon: impact on leaf miner beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Fish and Wildlife Service species assessment and listing priority assignment form: Hylaeus assimulans. Pheidole in the New World: A Dominant, Hyperdiverse Ant Genus. :440-442, González-Hernández H, Johnson MW, Reimer NJ, 1999. Zur Kenntnis von Myrmecophilen aus Abessinen. Ciencia y Tecnica en la Agricultura, Proteccion de Plantas, 6(3):7-10, Castiñeiras A, Fernandez X, 1983. Agriculture and Human Values, 10(3):9-15; 20 ref, Emery C, 1915. 674-685. (page 77, see also), Emery, C. 1892c [1891]. Wilson (2003), in his description of the megacephala species group: The single species of this African complex known from the New World, megacephala, is a tropicopolitan tramp globally spread by human commerce. Butl. Pests and diseases of groundnuts in Malawi. II. Die Ameisenfauna von Fernando Poo. in cacao plantations in the Ivory Coast. Fr. i–xvi, 1199–2209. ), 15:3-344, Kfir R, 1988. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society, 9:3, ISSG, 2009. Press, x + 548 pp. New hymenopterous parasites of ants (Chalcidoidae: Eucharidae). Lower: minor. Borowiec L., and S. Salata. Res. Predominance of Pheidole megacephala (Fab.) [1] Identification guide to Invasive Ants of the Pacific Islands, Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists, References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics, Key to Pheidole majors and minors of Borneo, Key to Pheidole of the islands of the Southwest Indian Ocean, Key to Pheidole of the southwestern Australian Botanical Province, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World, Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Zoologisk Museum, University of Copenhagen, Ashigar, M.A., Ab Majid, A.H. 2020. Systematic Entomology 45: 1–19. In: Krombein KV, Hurd PDJr, Smith DR, Burks BD, eds. Metanotal groove narrow, barely or not impressed, and with few superficially developed cross-ribs. Revue Zoologique Africaine (Brussels), 4:223-250, Emery C, 1919. Bull. Missione Biologica nel Paese dei Borana. Sociobiology, 49(3):265-298. http://www.csuchico.edu/biol/Sociobiology/volume/sociobiologyv49n32007.html#16, Wetterer JK, O'Hara BC, 2002. The most apparent and stable differences, however, seem to be the amount of sculpture on the posterior half of the major worker’s head, the type and overall quantity of standing hairs on the meso- and metasoma, as well as the shape of the postpetiolar ventral processes. Ruano, F., Tinaut, A., Soler, J.J. 2000. Nach der analytischen Methode bearbeitet. Deyrup, Davis & Cover (2000): Pheidole megacephala, like Linepithema humile, has been in Florida for a long time and is the dominant ant on a few sites. Kouakou L. M. M., W. Dekoninck, M. Kone, T. Delsinne, K. Yeo, K. Ouattara, and S. Konate. XIV. Boulder, Colorado, USA: Westview Press, 199-205, Jahn GC, Beardsley JW, 1996. In: U.S. Biological Invasions. Secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, adjectis synonimis, locis observationibus, descriptionibus. Ciencia y Tecnica en la Agricultura, Proteccion de Plantas, 8(2):99-106, Castiñeiras A, Obregon O, Borges A, 1985. Excluding pests from red ginger flowers with insecticides and pollinating, polyester, or polyethylene bags. ant its relationship to the coconut bug Pseudotheraptus wayi Brown (Coreidae). (Catálogo abreviado das formigas da Regiao Neotropical). Environmental Entomology, 30:1028-1035, Kempf WW, 1972. Direct and indirect interactions between ants (Pheidole megacephala), scales (Coccus viridis) and plants (Pluchea indica). 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Role of insect communities and water in the dissemination of Phytophthora palmivora (Butl.) 24 (1), 25-33. 9. It probably includes more than a thousand species. CDFA conducted a visual and SPAM-bait survey of a 5-mile radius around this site. Ninety-two percent of the nests sampled (n=75) were infested with mites. Santschi F. 1914. Minor (Grand Bahama Island): HW 0.54, HL 0.62, SL 0.66, EL 0.12, PW 0.34. Because P. megacephala is a morphologically variable species, series with several major workers are much more helpful for positive identifications. Ruth M., D. S. Didier, O. J. Marie, B. I. Joseph, A. Akoa, and B. Bilong. Bras. Dieta: Pokarm białkowy(np. Report. 1. Pacific Conservation Biology, 4:250-255, Hoffmann BD, Andersen AN, Hill GJE, 1999. I. Formicidae. Cafe Cacao The. dans les cacaoyeres de la Cote d'Ivoire.). Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list. Pheidole species Pheidole megacephala Name Synonyms Formica megacephala Fabricius, 1793 Homonyms Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius, 1793) Common names Grosskopfameise in language. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society, 31:65-72, Saunders PT, Bazin MJ, Bigger M, 1976. A revision of. New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 24(1):25-33; 17 ref, Bingham CT, 1903. Mission Rohan-Chabot. Brood parasitism by mites (Uropodidae) in an invasive population of the pest-ant, Mayr, G. 1861. Of the group of four species that were found to be aggressive, P. megacephala was the most adept at finding and recruiting to food in a laboratory arena experiment. Journal of the Australian Entomological Society, 29(2):87-88; 6 ref, Beardsley JW Jr, Su TH, McEwen FL, Gerling D, 1982. Sides of head dorsal and ventral of eyes in profile with few irregular rugae extending up to posterior 1/4 of head, space in between, posterior of eyes, largely unsculptured. Has anyone else noticed this? Effectiveness of hydramethylnon and fenoxycarb for control of bigheaded ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), an ant associated with mealybug wilt of pineapple in Hawaii. Eguchi, K. 2008. Ants of Greece - Checklist, comments and new faunistic data (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Samways M. J. 3. Common name. Boulder, Colorado, USA: Westview Press, 23-43, Perkins RCL, 1913. CABI Data Mining, 2001. Insects 11, 356. The common name of bigheaded ant derives from the soldier's disproportionately large head. Wilson (2003) - Major and minor: in side view, entire postpetiole oval in shape, with all of the ventral margin bulging in a conspicuous convexity, and the node oval, low, and weakly developed; mesonotal convexity absent, the promesonotal profile forming a nearly smooth semicircle; color brownish yellow. 45: 711-1004 (page 812, senior synonym of pusilla (and its junior synonyms janus, laevigata Smith, and laevigata Mayr)). Santschi F. 1937. Sociobiology, 51(1):207-218. http://www.csuchico.edu/biol/Sociobiology/volume/sociobiologyv51n12008.html#18, Morrison LW, 1997. Introduction. Metatibia relatively short (FI 65–72), metafemur pilosity on inner edge decumbent, on outer edge suberect to subdecumbent. U.S. Preliminary Assessment on the Interactions of Wasmannia auropunctata in Native Ant Communities (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of a Mosaic Gallery Forest/Savannah in Lope National Park, Gabon. http://www.issg.org/database, Jahn GC, Beardsley JW, 1994. Braet Y., and B. Taylor. Outlook on Agriculture. FORMIS : Pheidole. Histoire naturelle générale et particulière des Crustacés et des insectes. 54: 523-530 (page 530, senior synonym of testacea), Dalla Torre, K. W. von. Thos. Diversity, abundance, and foraging behavior of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) scavenging on American Cockroach in various habitats of Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Polynesian ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) species richness and distribution: a regional survey. 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Pheidole megacephala został opisany z próbki z wyspy Mauritius przez entomologa Johan Christian Fabricius w 1793 roku, choć istnieje 1775 rekordowy dla Egipcie pod nazwą Formica EDAX.Niezależnie od jego pochodzenia, big-headed mrówki od tego czasu rozszerzył się na wiele części tropikalnych i subtropikalnych świata. Paris: F. Dufart, xii + 467 pp. Fischer, G.; Fisher, B.L. Fish and Wildlife Service species assessment and listing priority assignment form: Hylaeus assimulans : US Fish and Wildlife Service.33 pp. 30: i-vii, 1-919. Lille brandmyre in Danish big- headed ant in English Labelled “35 Malac.” (= Malacca, West Malaysia). Ant recolonization of sand mines near Richards Bay, South Africa: an evaluation of progress with rehabilitation. Outlook on Agriculture, 7(5):211-217, Takahashi K, Ohbayashi T, Sota N, 2000. : Pyralidae) on Reunion Island. P. megacephala are aggressive toward other species, and war with populations of such locally dominant species as the Indo-Australian weaver ant Oecophylla smaragdina and the cosmopolitan Argentine ant Linepithema humile (= Iridomyrmex humilis). ], Cudjoe AR, Neuenschwander P, Copland MJW, 1993. 1005-1055. Environmental Entomology, 22(2):483-488, Reimer NJ, Glancey BM, Beardsley JW, 1991. Pheidole indica Pheidole megacephala Pheidole noda Pheidole pieli Pheidole ryukyuensis ... Pheidole. http://www.issg.org/database. The Big-headed Ant Pheidole megacephala: A new threat to monsoonal northwestern Australia. Ciencia y Tecnica en la Agricultura, Proteccion de Plantas, 8(1):29-43, Chang VCS, 1985. Callow Ant. Journal of Applied Ecology. In: U.S. Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340. © Copyright 2020 CAB International. Deyrup, M., Davis, L. & Cover, S. 2000. view this species on IUCN Red List. 3 (3), 97-103. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 30, senior synonym of trinodis), Sarnat, E. M., G. Fischer, B. Guenard, and E. P. Economo. Pheidole megacephala?? Levieux J., and T. Diomande. Insectes Sociaux DOI 10.1007/s00040-016-0527-6. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 68(1):105-121, Tinzaara W, 2005. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3683.4.1 Reference page. Soc. 4(3): 159-168. Santschi F. 1939. The introduced tramp ant, Pheidole megacephala, is a well‐known pest of urban areas and coastal dune ecosystems in eastern Australia.Until recently, establishment and spread of P. megacephala colonies has been regarded as likely only in disturbed areas. 2019. Blackburn in the Sandwich Islands. 24. Florida Entomologist, 78:109-118, Lagnaoui A, Cisneros F, Alcazar J, Morales F, 2000. Species of Pheidole Westwood (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) established in New Zealand. Standing hairs short to moderately long, relatively coarse, erect to suberect, not abundant, and usually with some to several hairs apically split or bifurcate. Menozzi C. 1939. 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