Insectes Sociaux

, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 115–162 | Cite as

The flight activities and colony-founding behavior of bog ants in Southeastern Michigan

  • Paul B. Kannowski


Flight Activity Flight Period Social Parasite Flight Season Alate Female 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul B. Kannowski
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  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of North DakotaGrand Forks

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