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Stealthy invaders: the biology of Cardiocondyla tramp ants
Cardiocondyla are often not recognized as successful invaders, but this paper shows the life history of Cardiocondyla closely resembles that of the more conspicuous tramp species, with polygyny, intranidal mating, budding, worker sterility, low genetic variability, and possibly also unicoloniality (abstract with link to full paper).
AntWeb field guide to the ant species of Hawaii
Images of 20 of the ant species of Hawaii help to identify the species.
Cardiocondyla obscurior information from AntWeb
AntWeb provides images of the ant Cardiocondyla obscurior, along with distribution information for Hawaii.
Checklist of the ants of Fiji (Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, 2006).
This checklist of the ants of Fiji includes 138 currently valid species and subspecies: 91 Fijian endemics, 22 wide-ranging Pacific natives, and 25 exotics.
Alternative reproductive tactics
and their consequences in the ant genus
Cardiocondyla (PhD thesis)
The alternative reproductive tactics, including male and female dimorphism, contribute to success of the Cardiocondyla group.
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