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Cardiocondyla wroughtonii
(Formicidae)

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Taxonomy & nomenclature

Cardiocondyla wroughtonii information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Cardiocondyla wroughtonii, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.


Identification

Key to ant species in Hawaii
13 physical characteristics are the basis of this computer-assisted key for identifying the 48 species of ants in Hawaii.

AntWeb field guide to the ant species of Hawaii View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Images of 20 of the ant species of Hawaii help to identify the species.


Prevention

Change in Quarantine Action Policy for Ants Intercepted from Commodities Destined to the State of Hawaii
A policy change regarding quarantine action for ants intercepted from commodities in Hawaii is detailed here. The revised policy went into effect 10 April 2002.


Images

Cardiocondyla wroughtonii images (Starr)
Images of Cardiocondyla wroughtonii (Formicidae) (cardiocondyla ant are provided by from Forest and Kim Starr.

Cardiocondyla wroughtonii information from Antweb
Information about the ant Cardiocondyla wroughtonii--including distribution in Hawaii and images--is provided online by Antweb (California Academy of Science).


Distribution

Rapid assessment of the invertebrate fauna of the Kona Forest Unit of Hakalau National Wildlife Refuge View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Four species of ants were collected from the Hakalau Refuge: Cardiocondyla wroughtoni, Paratrechina bourbonica, Solenopsis papuana, and Tetramorium bicarinatum.


Full-text articles

Cardiocondyla venustula (Wheeler, 1908) taxonomic information from ITIS
ITIS, the Integrated Taxonomic Information System, lists taxonomic data for Cardiocondyla venustula and allows searches of other databases.

Alternative reproductive tactics and their consequences in the ant genus Cardiocondyla (PhD thesis) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The alternative reproductive tactics, including male and female dimorphism, contribute to success of the Cardiocondyla group.


Discussion forums

Pacific Ant Group e-mail list (PAG-L@HAWAII.EDU)
The Pacific Ant Group discussion forum facilitates communication toward preventing establishment of Red Imported fire ant and other invasive ants on Pacific islands.


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