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Insects of the family Formicidae, very common and widespread, probably the most successful of all the insect groups. All ants are social insects, and most colonies contain three castes, queens, males, and workers. Their habits are often very elaborate and a great many studies have been made of ant behavior. Ants produce a number of secretions that function in offense, defense, and communication. (From Borror, et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p676)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Ants" by people in Profiles.
What's eating you? ant-induced alopecia (pheidole). Cutis. 2015 Oct; 96(4):221-2.
Using the DAS-ELISA Test to Establish an Effective Distance Between Bait Stations for Control of Linepithema humile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Natural Areas. J Econ Entomol. 2015 Aug; 108(4):1961-71.
A 1-day imported fire ant rush immunotherapy schedule with and without premedication. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2013 Dec; 111(6):562-6.
Ancient host shifts followed by host conservatism in a group of ant parasitoids. Proc Biol Sci. 2013 May 22; 280(1759):20130495.
Anaphylaxis and delayed hymenoptera in a child with fire ant envenomation. Am J Emerg Med. 2013 Mar; 31(3):632.e1-3.
Imported fire ant hypersensitivity: a 1-day rush immunotherapy schedule without premedication. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009 Dec; 103(6):535-6.
What's eating you? Fire ants. Cutis. 2005 Feb; 75(2):85-9.
Zinc is incorporated into cuticular "tools" after ecdysis: the time course of the zinc distribution in "tools" and whole bodies of an ant and a scorpion. J Insect Physiol. 2003 Jan; 49(1):31-44.
Tooth hardness increases with zinc-content in mandibles of young adult leaf-cutter ants. Naturwissenschaften. 2002 Dec; 89(12):579-83.
Structural infestations by imported fire ants: a survey with health implications. J S C Med Assoc. 2001 Jun; 97(6):242-5.