Alluaud’s Little Yellow Ant Plagiolepis alluaudi Emery (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
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How to Cite

Chouvenc, Thomas, Andrea Lucky, and Matthew Miller. 2022. “Alluaud’s Little Yellow Ant Plagiolepis Alluaudi Emery (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae): EENY789/IN1370 , 6/2022”. EDIS 2022 (4). Gainesville, FL.


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AntWiki for Plagiolepis alluaudi.

Chouvenc T, Scheffrahn RH, Warner J. 2018. Establishment of Alluaud's little yellow ant, Plagiolepis alluaudi Emery (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae): first continental New World record. Florida Entomologist 101: 138-140.

Miller M. 2020. Biology, ecology and control of Alluaud's little yellow ant, Plagiolepis alluaudi (Formicidae: Formicinae). M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, 81pp.

Hernández-Teixidor D, Pérez-Delgado AJ, Daniel Suárez D, Reyes-López J. 2020. Six new non-native ants (Formicidae) in the Canary Islands and their possible impacts. Journal of Applied Entomology 144: 434-441

Smith MR. 1958. A contribution to the taxonomy, distribution and biology of the vagrant ant, Plagiolepis alluaudi Emery (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 65: 195-198.

Wetterer JK. 2014. Worldwide spread of Alluaud's little yellow ant, Plagiolepis alluaudi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News 19: 53-59.

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