Thursday, 19 June 2014

Trap-jaw ants spreading in southeastern United States

Date:
June 18, 2014

Source:
North Carolina State University

Summary:
Trap-jaw ant species are active hunters with venomous stings and jaws powerful enough to fling themselves through the air. According to new research, they are also spreading into new territory in the southeastern United States. A new paper is designed to help scientists identify which species of trap-jaw ants they're dealing with. While the paper draws on previously published research, it also includes new findings.


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