GHP Available Classes

Florida Carpenter Ants

This class will examine the biology and control of Florida Carpenter ants, including The Florida carpenter ant (Camponotus floridanus), the Tortugas carpenter ant (Camponotus tortuganus) and the compact carpenter ant (Camponotus planatus).

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The Bigheaded Ant: biology and control

The bigheaded ant (BHA, Pheidole megacephala) has been a pest in southern Florida for many years, and according to reports by pest control operators, it is becoming an even more pervasive nuisance as it displaces other ants, such as the red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta). This class describes the BHA, where it lives, its life cycle, the concerns it raises with homeowners, and control methods.

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