Linepithema humile (Mayr), the Argentine ant, is an important invasive species that has great impact on agriculture, urban and natural environments worldwide. This poster discusses the basic nest biology and structure of the Argentine Ants.
This poster discusses natural feeding preferences, adapted feeding preferences and feeding strategies of the Argentine Ant.
This poster addresses where Argentine Ants are found in Louisiana, as well as cost-effective ways to control them.
This poster discusses background of Argentine Ants, baits that are cheap and effective for indoor use, and outdoor ant control.
The Argentine ant, an exotic species brought to New Orleans from South America in the late 1800s, is found throughout the state after being transported in nursery stock and by cars, boats and RVs. Their huge colonies, with millions of workers and hundreds of queens, extend for miles. Identifying characteristics, areawide management and cultural controls incuded. (PDF Format Only)
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture