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Document Type

Research

Keywords

Formica Exsectiodes; ants, Iowa; ants, mound building; ecological parameters

Abstract

Consideration of the subsoil form and its effect on ant mound distribution within the forest is presented. Active ant mounds are found only where the subsoil is mainly composed of sand and gravel. A report on the discovery of another large complex of ant mounds six miles northwest of New Hartford, Iowa is made.

Publication Date

January 1972

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

78

Issue

3-4

First Page

43

Last Page

43

Copyright

© Copyright 1972 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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