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"The Wonderful World of Ants" contains easy-to-understand information all about ants, ant types, Myrmecology (the scientific study of ants) and Ant (Formicidae) Taxonomy, the way ants are biologically classified and ranked by scientists within the insect world. High definition photos of ant species are available for viewing and educational ant videos augment text discussions.
"Greece - A Unique Nation" contains educational and informative articles which focus on unique, historical and contemporary topics regarding Greece and the Greek Islands. Articles are interesting and augmented with photos of Greecerelevant to the topic.
"Gardening Tips" is a section that provides informative, "how-to" articles about various gardening themes. Articles are topic-specific and to-the-point. Gardening procedures are enumerated and explained in an easy to understand manner.
info-now.org Subdomain Site Map for: Myrmecology (Ants); Greece and the Greek Islands; Gardening and Gardening Tips. Educational Articles about Ants, Formicidae, Myrmecology, Taxonomy, Greece and the Greek Islands, Gardening and Gardening Tips. Photos of Greece and Photos of Ant Species included. Online Dating: Learn To Create Your Unique, Personal Relationship Blueprint For Internet Dating, a new Kindle eBook release by Carolyn Carayannis.
TID BITS: Gardening, Gardening Tips, Myrmecology, Taxonomy of Ants, Ant Species, Ant Philosophy and more!
by Carolyn Pararas-Carayannis
Carpenter Ants are very adaptable large ants that make use of decaying wood and a wide variety of protected, secluded areas for nesting. Although most nest in wood, some species - like Camponotus castaneus - prefer to dwell in soil. Contrary to popular belief, Carpenter Ants (often referred to as "Wood Ants") are unable to digest cellulose and, therefore, do not eat wood. Instead, they tunnel through moist or decaying wood compromised by read more
The Flying Ant - A Nuptial Flight!
by Dr. Carolyn Pararas-Carayannis
Many people do not believe there are any such things as flying ants - but there are. Except for a few species, all males and sexually mature, ready-to-mate queens have have wings. Let's look at Carpenter ants, for instance. During late winter and early spring swarms of winged queens and winged males (produced during late summer) emerge from mature colony (satellite) nests for their nuptial flights. If nest locations are indoors, swarming individuals are easily identified, often trapped within the structure. The simultaneous mating flight of all winged sexual's produced from colonies within a specific geographic area is called "Nuptial Flight". This "swarming" is triggered by optimal environmental conditions (warm and humid) and read more
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