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Class:ENTO 2010 - Insects and the Environment
Subject:Entomology
University:University of Georgia
Term:Spring 2015
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Trichoptera Also pupate in case; adults must swim to the top
Closely related to the order Lepidoptera
Hymenoptera (ant, bee, wasp) Four wings, hind wings smaller
Primarily chewing type mouthparts- Bee: labium and maxillae form a tonguelike structure through which liquid food is taken
Ovipositor sometimes modified into a sting (females only)
Many social as well as solitary species
Many bees and ant species are eusocial, with workers, soldiers, reproductives
Hymenoptera are ___ haploid/diploid 
diploid- full complement of chromosomes
haploid- only chromosomes from the female parent
Males produced from unfertilized eggs
Females come from fertilized eggs
Family Formicidae- the ants About 9000 spp globally
All are social insects
Colonies can exist for years
What defines an ant colony?
Queen- may be several
Workers, soldiers- all female
Males live just long enough for mating 
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Argentine Ants: Global Power Colony stretches 3,7000 miles across Europe
California colony covers 560 miles
Japan supercolony 
Are they all one monster colony?
Fire Ants! Over the entire Southern U.S.- imported probably in the 1920s or 30s
Came from S. America
Females bite and sting 
Forming a new ant colony Swarming depends on warmth/ humidity
Mating occurs in the air
New queens lose wings. Males die
Managing Fire Ants Use broadcast treatment spring and fall- baits(food plus poison), broadcast insecticides
Treat individual mounds- baits, insecticides, insecticide or boiling water drenches 
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 TrichopteraAlso pupate in case; adults must swim to the top
Closely related to the order Lepidoptera
 Hymenoptera (ant, bee, wasp)Four wings, hind wings smaller
Primarily chewing type mouthparts- Bee: labium and maxillae form a tonguelike structure through which liquid food is taken
Ovipositor sometimes modified into a sting (females only)
Many social as well as solitary species
Many bees and ant species are eusocial, with workers, soldiers, reproductives
 Hymenoptera are ___haploid/diploid 
diploid- full complement of chromosomes
haploid- only chromosomes from the female parent
Males produced from unfertilized eggs
Females come from fertilized eggs
 Family Formicidae- the antsAbout 9000 spp globally
All are social insects
Colonies can exist for years
What defines an ant colony?
Queen- may be several
Workers, soldiers- all female
Males live just long enough for mating 
 Argentine Ants: Global PowerColony stretches 3,7000 miles across Europe
California colony covers 560 miles
Japan supercolony 
Are they all one monster colony?
 Fire Ants!Over the entire Southern U.S.- imported probably in the 1920s or 30s
Came from S. America
Females bite and sting 
 Forming a new ant colonySwarming depends on warmth/ humidity
Mating occurs in the air
New queens lose wings. Males die
 Managing Fire AntsUse broadcast treatment spring and fall- baits(food plus poison), broadcast insecticides
Treat individual mounds- baits, insecticides, insecticide or boiling water drenches 
 Leaf Cutter Ants 
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