Trailing the elusive carpenter ant: A key to its control

John H. Klotz, Byron L. Reid, Stephen A. Klotz

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On any spring day across North America, you may hear radio commercials for pest control companies promising an end to the invasion of "Big Black Ants." The entomologists among us will recognize this "plague" as the seasonal return of carpenter ants, although the homeowner facing scores of large ants foraging in his home will care little of the taxonomy of Formicidae.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-40
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Entomologist
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Insect Science


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