Formica rufa, also known as the red wood ant, southern wood ant, or horse ant, is
a boreal member of the Formica rufa group of ants, ... Wood ants seem to favour
prey that lives in local canopies near their nest; however, when food resources ...
Southern Wood Ants in the New Forest
Discover where to find New Forest Southern Wood Ants, when to see them ...
Constructed of twigs, leaf stalks and pine needles, southern wood ant nests are ...
When Carpenter Ants Take Up Residence - The New York Times
Sep 3, 2005 ... Dr. Potter said the most common type of carpenter ant in the Northeast ... Unlike
termites, which live in the ground but eat wood voraciously and can ... The
damage caused by carpenter ants depends on how many nests are ...
Identification and control of carpenter ants in and around the home. ... They can
potentially damage homes and other wooden structures. The best method for
controlling carpenter ants is to deliver insecticide into their nest. Because ... Even
carpenter ant workers of the same species vary in size (major and minor workers)