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Allen, C. R., E. A. Forys, K. G. Rice, and D. P. Wojcik. 1997. Are red imported fire ants a threat to hatching sea turtles? 1997 Imported Fire Ant Research Conference; Gainesville, FL; April 14-16, 1997; 115

Alvarez, F. M., R. K. Vander Meer, and C. S. Lofgren. 1984. Isolation of the recruitment pheromones of Solenopsis invicta and Solenopsis richteri. Proc. 1984 Imported Fire Ant Conf., 163-178

Anderson, J. B., and R. K. Vander Meer. 2001. Experimental evidence against cuticular hydrocarbons as nestmate recognition cues in the fire ant Solenopsis Invicta. Proc. 2001 Annual Imported Fire Ant Research Conf., San Antonio, TX; February 28 - March 2, 2001: 69-70

Anon. 1994. Magnetism may draw ants to their death. Nursery Manager 10(7): 10.

Ascunce, M. S., and D. D. Shoemaker. 2008. A new method for distinguishing colony social forms of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. The Annual Symposium of the American Genetic Association, Genetics and Genomics of Behavior, June 4-7 2008, Raleigh, North Carolina, p. 15.

Banks, W. A. 1990. Effects of teflubenzuron of laboratory colonies of red imported fire ants. 1990 Proc. IFA Res. Conf., p. 55-60

Banks, W. A. 1990. Will multiple-queen fire ants mean more problems for Florida growers? Citrus Ind. 71(6): 58-59.

Banks, W. A. 1989. Effectiveness of the sumitomo insect growth regulator S-31183 against the red imported fire ant. 1989 Proc. IFA Res. Conf., p. 132-141

Banks, W. A., and M. Schwarz. 1980. The effects of insect growth regulators on laboratory and field colonies of red imported fire ants. Proc. Tall Timbers Conf. Ecol. Anim. Control Habitat Manage. 7: 95-105.

Banks, W. A., and D. F. Williams. 1989. Multiple queen fire ants, a new threat from an old adversary. Nursery Digest 23(12): 4-7.

Bieman, D. N., and D. P. Wojcik. 1990. Tracking Ants in Florida: The results of a Florida ant survey and a key to common structure-invading ants. PCO, Fla. Pest Control Service Magazine 4: 11-13

Bosworth, J., and R. K. Vander Meer. 1984. Colony founding minims: a new Solenopsis invicta caste. Proc. Fire Ant Conf., pp. 93-105

Briano, J. A. 1993. Effect of the pathogen Thelohania sp. (Microsporidia Thelohaniidae) on field populations of the fire ant Solenopsis richteri (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Argentina. Univ. of Florida, M.S. Thesis, 146.

Briano, J. A., L. A. Calcaterra, D. F. Williams, and D. H. Oi. 2000. The fire ant parasite Solenopsis daguerrei: progress report at the USDA- ARS-SABCL- Argentina. Imported Fire Ants Conf. Proc.; Chattanooga, TN; April 5-7, 2000; p. 81-83

Briano, J. A., L. A. Calcaterra, D. F. Williams, and R. S. Patterson. 1997. The parasitic ant, Solenopsis daguerrei (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), on fire ants: abundance and field studies in Argentina. 1997 Imported Fire Ant Research Conference; Gainesville, FL; April 14-16, 1997; 72-86

Briano, J. A., and D. F. Williams. 2000. The Microsporidium Vairimorpha invictae (Microsporida: Burenellidae), a potential candidate for the biological control of the imported fire ants in the United States. XXI International Congress of Entomology: XVIII Brazilian Congress of Entomology; Fozdolgurassu, Brazil; August 20-26, 2000; p.862

Briano, J. A., and D. F. Williams. 1996. The Microsporidium, Thelohania solenopsae, as a potential biological control agent for the imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta and Solenopsis richteri. Proc. Society for Invertebrate Pathology; Cordoba, Spain; September 1-6, 1996; p. 10

Briano, J. A., D. F. Williams, and D. H. Oi. 2000. The fire ant microsporidian pathogens Thelohania solenopsae and Vairimorpha invictae: field host range, intracolonial prevalence, and dual infections. Imported Fire Ants Conf. Proc.; Chattanooga, TN; April 5-7, 2000; p. 77-80

Briano, J. A., D. F. Williams, and D. H. Oi. 2002. Long term effect of the fire ant pathogens Vairimorpha invictae and Thelohania Solenopsae in Argentina. Proc. 2002 Imported Fire Ant Conference; Athens, GA; March 24-26, 2002: 15

Burns, S. N., R. K. Vander Meer, P. E. A. Teal, and J. L. Nation. 1999. Effects of topical juvenile hormone and precocene treatments on sexually mature Solenopsis invicta female alates and the comparison of the rates of dealation of alates of different ages. Proc. XIII International Congress of IUSSI, 1/3/99; 89

Burns, S. N., R. K. Vander Meer, J. T. Vogt, J. L. Nation, and P. E. A. Teal. 2001. Evidence of the importance of juvenile hormone for flight in Solenopsis invicta female alates and the influence of mating in post-nuptial flight dealation. Proc. 2001 Annual Imported Fire Ant Research Conf., San Antonio, TX; February 28 - March 2, 2001, p. 171.

Choi, M. Y., R. K. Vander Meer, and A. K. Raina. 2008. PBAN/Pyrokinin peptides in central nervous system from fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Proceedings of the International Society of Chemical Ecology, Paper No. 78

Collins, H. L., D. F. Williams, and D. G. Haile. 1994. Fire ant mission to the Amazon: USDA's humanitarian assistance to Envira., Brazil. Proc. of the 1994 Imported Fire Ant Conf., Mobile, AL, May 9-11, 1994

Davis, L. R., R. K. Vander Meer, D. P. Jouvenaz, and D. P. Wojcik. 1987. A comparison of the volatiles from a parasitoid wasp (Orasema sp., Eucharitidae) and its ant host (Solenopsis invicta, Formicidae). Proc. 4th Ann. Meet. Int. Soc. Chem. Ecol., p. 18

deShazo, R. D., C. Griffing, T. H. Qan, W. A. Banks, and H. F. Dvorak. 1984. Allergic reactions to imported fire ant stings. J. Aller. Clin. Immunol. 73: 148.

Drees, B. M., H. L. Collins, D. F. Williams, and A. Bhatkar. 2000. Considerations for planning, implementing and evaluating a spot-eradication program for imported fire ants. Experiment Station Bulletins: FAPFS 030; pgs. 1-3

Epperson, D. M., C. R. Allen, and D. P. Wojcik. 1999. The effect of red imported fire ants on Gopherus polyphemus at Camp Shelby, MS: some preliminary results. 1999 Imported Fire Ant Conference; Charleston, South Carolina, March 3-5, 1999; p. 75-85.

Flanders, K., L. C. Graham, S. D. Porter, and D. H. Oi. 2008. Biological control of imported fire ants. Alabama cooperative extension system, ANR-1149

Flanders, K., S. Porter, and D. Oi. 1999. Biological control of red imported fire ants. Alabama Cooperative Extension Service, Alabama A &M & Auburn Universities, ANR-1149, 2 p.

Fowler, H. G., M. A. Pesquero, S. Campiolo, A. Zacaro, and S. D. Porter. 1996. Formiga perde a cabeça por causa de mosca. Ciencia Hoje 21(122): 63-64.

Glancey, B. M. 1980. The red imported fire ant. CAMLT/NEWSLINE Jan. pg. 8-9.

Glancey, B. M. 1980. Biological studies of the queen pheromone of the red imported fire ant. Proc. Tall Timbers Conf. Ecol. Anim. Control Habitat Manage. 7: 149-154.

Graham, L. C., S. D. Porter, K. L. Flanders, A. T. Kelley, H. D. Dorough, and R. G. Hudson. 2001. Introduction of phorid flies for biological control of fire ants in Alabama. Proceedings of the 2001 Annual Imported Fire Ant Conference, p. 151-152.

Graham, L. C., R. K. Vander Meer, K. E. Ward, R. N. Ward, and V. E. Bertagnolli. 2005. Distribution of imported fire ant population in Alabama. Annual Red Imported Fire Ant Conference, 22-24 March, 2005, Gulfport, Mississippi, p. 219-221.

Haeussner, E. L., R. K. Vander Meer, and P. T. Cardeilhac. 1996. Effects of alligator egg yolk long-chain fatty acids on growth performance of hatchlings. Proc. of International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine, Chattanooga, Tennessee; May 1996; p. 77-82

Haile, D. G., and G. A. Mount. 1992. Modeling ant populations. Proc. XIX Int. Congr. Entomol., Beijing, China, June 28-July 4, p. 240

Harlan, D. P., W. A. Banks, C. E. Stringer, P. M. Bishop, L. Miles, and J. Mitchell. 1981. Red imported fire ants: damage to corn in the field and greenhouse. Proc. Ann. Mississippi Insect Control Conf. 27: 39.

Hernandez, P. E. 1991. In search of the holy trail; the recruitment component of the IFA trail pheromone system. Proc. IFA Res. Conf., pp. 1

Hernandez, P. E. 1989. Synthesis of the major component of the trail pheromone of the red imported fire ant. 1989 Proc. IFA Res. Conf., p. 56-57.

Hernandez, P. E., and R. S. Patterson. 1991. Identification and synthetic approach to the trail recruitment pheromone of the imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta and Solenopsis richteri. Proc. 32nd Natl. Organic Chem. Symp., pp. 213

Hoffman, D. R., M. W. Guralnick, R. K. Vander Meer, and A. M. Smith. 1989. Comparison of venom allergens from two species of imported fire ants. J. Aller. Clin. Immunol. 83: 232.

Johnson, C. A., and R. K. Vander Meer. 1999. Eggs of the slave-maker ant Polyergus breviceps and their host species (Formica ganva & Formica occulta): Do they elicit brood tending behaviors from heterospecific workers? Proc. XIII International Congress of IUSSI, 1/3/99; 234

Jouvenaz, D. P. 1991. Microbial formicides: Current USDA research. Proc. IFA Res. Conf., pp. 89-93

Jouvenaz, D. P. 1990. Studies on the endoparasitic yeasts of fire ants, Solenopsis spp. Proc. Intern. Coll. Invert. Path. Microb. Contr. 5: 346.

Jouvenaz, D. P. 1990. Restrictions on ingestion of bacteria and normal flora of the imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, queens: Implications for bacterial formicide research. Proc. Intern. Coll. Invert. Path. Microb. Contr. 5: 345.

Jouvenaz, D. P. 1990. Biological control of fire ants: current research, pp. 621-622. In G. K. Veeresh, B. Mallik and C. A. Viraktamath [eds.], Social insects and the environment. Oxford & IBH Publ. Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India.

Jouvenaz, D. P. 1989. Endoparasitic fungi of fire ants. 1989 Proc. IFA Res. Conf., p. 19-20

Jouvenaz, D. P. 1984. Pathobiology of Burenella dimorpha (Microsporida) infection in fire ants. J. Protozool. 31: 10A.

Jouvenaz, D. P., R. K. Vander Meer, and D. P. Wojcik. 1988. Chemical mimicry in a parasitoid, Orasema spp., (Hymenoptera: Eucharitidae) of fire ants. P. 243 in: XVIII International Congress of Entomology. Vancouver, B. C.; Canada, July 3-9, 1988. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Entomology, Abstract Volume.

Klotz, J., J. Mangold, L. R. Davis, Jr., K. Vail, and R. Patterson. 1995. Urban pest ants of Peninsular Florida. Pest Cont. Tech. 23(6): 80-82.

Klotz, J. H., and N. Aslani. 1994. Answering your bait application questions. Service Technician 2(3): 40, 42.

Klotz, J. H., and L. R. Davis, Jr. 1993. A case of mistaken identity. Service Technician 1(1): 80.

Klotz, J. H., G. Goveia, L. Davis, and B. Reid. 1994. Surgical strikes. Pest Cont. Tech. 22(5): 32-33, 36, 38, 42.

Klotz, J. H., K. M. Jetter, L. Greenberg, J. Hamilton, J. Kabashima, and D. F. Williams. 2003. An insect pest of agricultural, urban and wildlife areas: the red imported fire ant. Exotic Pest and Disease Cases: Part II: 151-166

Klotz, J. H., K. K. Kelly-Tunis, and S. A. Klotz. 1994. Fungi as pesticides against ants and cockroaches. Clin. Adv. Treat. Fungal Infect. 5(6): 6-7.

Klotz, J. H., and J. Moss. 1994. Renewed interest in an ancient compound. Pest Cont. Tech. 22(11): 55, 58.

Klotz, J. H., B. Reid, D. Williams, and K. Vail. 1993. Food for thought. Service Technician 1(1): 46, 48.

Klotz, J. H., and B. Warder. 1993. Carpenter ants. Service Technician 1(1): 52-54.

Klotz, J. H., D. Williams, and B. Reid. 1993. Hot on the trail. Pest Cont. Tech. 21(5): 44, 48-49.

Klotz, J. H., and D. F. Williams. 1996. New approach to boric acid ant baits. IPM Pract. 18(8): 1-4.

Klotz, J. H., and D. F. Williams. 1995. Ant baits: a case of fatal attraction. Pest Cont. 63(10): 82-84.

Klotz, J. H., D. F. Williams, K. M. Vail, D. H. Oi, and J. I. Moss. 1996. Laboratory and field evaluation of a liquid boric acid ant bait. Proceedings of the National Conference on Urban Entomology; Arlington, TX; Feb. 18-20, 1996; p. 71-72.

Knapp, J. L., and D. P. Wojcik. 1992. The red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) -- A pest of Florida citrus and its management. Proc. Int Soc. Citriculture, Acireale, Italy, March 8-13, 1992, 3: 933-937

Korzukhin, M., S. D. Porter, and L. Thompson. 1997. Improved red imported fire ant models. Proceedings, 1997 Imported Fire Ant Research Conference, Gainesville, FL., p. 16-20.

Lofgren, C. S. 1988. Historical perspective: Origin of the imported fire ant, it's spread and taxonomic status, pp. 1-5, references p. 121-125. In S. B. Vinson and J. Teer [eds.], The imported fire ant: Assessment and recommendations. Proc. Governor's Conf., Sportsmen Conservationists of Texas, Austin, TX.

Lofgren, C. S. 1992. Imported fire ants, pp. 141-146. In J. Adams [ed.], Insect potpourri: Adventures in Entomology. Sandhill Crane Press., Gainesville, FL. 336 p.

Lofgren, C. S. 1990. Forward, pp. x-xii. In R. K. Vander Meer, K. Jaffe and A. Cedeno [eds.], Applied myrmecology: a world perspective. Westview Press, Boulder, CO.

Lofgren, C. S. 1983. Introduction to the symposium on imported fire ants, Southeastern Branch, Entomological Society of America, January 26, 1982. Florida Entomol. 66: 92.

Lofgren, C. S. 1980. Status of the current fire ant research program of the United States Department of Agriculture. Proc. Tall Timbers Conf. Ecol. Anim. Control Habitat Manage. 7: 29-40.

Lofgren, C. S., W. A. Banks, and C. E. Stringer. 1964. Toxicity of various insecticides to the imported fire ant. USDA, ARS 81-11, 14 p.

Lofgren, C. S., and R. K. Vander Meer. 1988. Solenopsis invicta /S. richteri hybrids: their occurrence in time and space in the United States. P. 243 in: XVIII International Congress of Entomology. Vancouver, B. C.; Canada, July 3-9, 1988. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Entomology, Abstract Volume.

Lofgren, C. S., and D. F. Williams. 1984. Reinfestation rates of red imported fire ants following toxic bait treatments. Proc. 1984 Imported Fire Ant Conf., 112-119

MacLean, P. K., R. K. Vander Meer, T. E. Ruch, W. N. Starner, and A. R. Quisumbing. 1994. Imported fire ant repellents: Parameters affecting their release from laminated polymeric dispensers, pp. 118-119. In R. H. Guy and J. P. Marty [eds.], Proceedings of the 21st international symposium on controlled release of bioactive materials. Controlled Release Society, Inc.

Maxwell, F. G., W. A. Banks, J. L. Bagent, W. F. Buren, D. Francke, S. Risch, W. L. Sterling, and J. L. Stimac. 1982. Population dynamics of the imported fire ant. Proc. Symp. Imported Fire Ant 67-74.

Millstein, S. R., R. K. Vander Meer, E. M. Schoenagle, and P. T. Cardeilhac. 1994. Dietary therapy for egg fertility in the american alligator: an evaluation by determining fatty acid profiles of egg yolk. IAAAM Proceedings, 25th Annual IAAAM Conference, Marine World/Africa USA, p. 10-15.

Morel, L., and R. K. Vander Meer. 1987. The role of environment-derived cues in nestmate recognition in red carpenter ant workers. 4th Ann. Meeting Int. Soc. Chem. Ecol., p. 33

Morel, L., and R. K. Vander Meer. 1987. Nestmate recognition in Camponotus floridanus: behavioral and chemical evidence for the role of age and social experience, pp. 471-472. In J. Eder and H. Rembold [eds.], Chemistry and biology of social insects (Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects, Munich, 1986). Verlag J. Peperny, Munich.

Morrison, L. W., and J. R. King. 2002. Host location behavior in a parasitoid of imported fire ant. Proc. 2002 Imported Fire Ant Conference; Athens, GA; March 24-26, 2002: 4

Morrison, L. W., S. D. Porter, and L. A. Nogueira de Sa. 2000. Classical biological control of imported fire ants by parsitoid flies. XXI International Congress of Entomology: XVIII Brazilian Congress of Entomology; Fozdolgurassu, Brazil; August 20-26, 2000; p.402

Moser, B. A. 1995. Comparative analysis of microsporidia of fire ants, Solenopsis richteri and S. invicta. Ph.D. dissert., University of Florida, 126 p.

Moser, B. A., J. J. Becnel, and D. F. Williams. 1999. Molecular taxonomy of Thelohania and Vairimorpha from fire ants in North and South America. Society for Invertebrate Pathology, 32nd Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts, Irvien, California; August 23-27, 1999; p. 60

Mount, G. A., D. G. Haile, and M. Korzukhin. 1992. Imported fire ant computer models. Summary of Presentation at the IFA Tech. Work Group Meeting, Monticello, Arkansas, October 7-8, 1992

Mount, G. A., D. G. Haile, and D. F. Williams. 1988. Computer simulation of the population dynamics of the imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Proc. 1988 Imported Fire Ant Conf., 66-67

Mount, G. A., D. G. Haile, and D. F. Williams. 1988b. Computer simulation of the population dynamics of the imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. P. 243 in: XVIII International Congress of Entomology. Vancouver, B. C.; Canada, July 3-9, 1988. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Entomology, Abstract Volume.

Nogueira de Sá, L. A., and S. D. Porter. 1998. Decapitating flies (Phoridae: Diptera) collected in the Jaguariúna area for fire ant biocontrol in the USA. Anais: Sessões de Pôsteres, p. 51, Anais do VI SICONBIOL, 6 Simpósio de Controle Biológico, 24-28 Maio 1998 http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/Place/66151015/publications/Nogueira de Sa_and_Porter-1998(M-3298).pdf de Sa_and_Porter-1998(M-3298).pdf

Obin, M. S., and R. K. Vander Meer. 1986. Dietary effects on nestmate recognition cues in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta Buren (Formicidae: Myrmicinae). 3rd Ann. Meeting of Int. Soc. of Chem. Ecol., Univ. of Calif., June 21-24, 1986, 31

Obin, M. S., and R. K. Vander Meer. 1984. Venom disperal in Solenopsis: Functional correlates of insecticidal and antibiotic properties of venom alkaloids. Proc. Imported Fire Ant Conf., p. 74

Oi, D. H. 2007. Thelohania solenopsae as a factor of fire ant populations. 40th meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology; August 12-16, 2007; Quebec city, Quebec Canada

Oi, D. H. 2007. Evolution of fire ant control. The 19th FAOPMA Convention and International Exhibition on Pesticides, Material and Equipment, Pest Code, November 14-16, 2007 Taipei, pp. 31-37.

Oi, D. H. 2007. Area-wide suppression of fire ants. Proceedings of the Symposium on the Vision of Taiwan Plant Protection Development

Oi, D. H. 2005. Characterization of delayed toxicity in fast-acting fire ant baits. Annual Red Imported Fire Ant Conference, 22-24 March, 2005, Gulfport, Mississippi, p. 41.

Oi, D. H. 2005. Effect of mono- and poly-gyne social forms on transmission and spread of microsporidia in fire ant populations. Society of Invertebrate Pathology Meeting, 7-11 August 2005, Anchorage, Alaska, p. 39.

Oi, D. H. 2000. Ants: Where are we now? Where are we going? Proc. 2000 National Conf. on Urban Entomol.; May 14-16, 2000; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; p. 52-60

Oi, D. H., and P. G. Koehler. 1997. Imported fire ants on lawns and turf. [revision]. in [Ruppert & Black, eds.] Florida Lawn Handbook, 2nd edition, SP45, p. 170-177

Oi, D. H., K. M. Vail, J. H. Klotz, and D. F. Williams. 1995. Responses of Tapinoma melanocephalum, Argentine ants, and Pharaoh ants to a boric acid bait. Proc. of the 1995 Fire Ant Conference, San Antonio, TX, May 2-4, 1995, p. 27

Oi, D. H., K. M. Vail, and D. F. Williams. 1994. Effects of nest proximity and alternative food sources on bait distribution among Pharaoh ant, Monomorium pharaonis (L.), colonies. Proceedings of the 1994 National Conference on Urban Entomology, p. 122 (Abstract)

Oi, D. H., and D. F. Williams. 2002. Mechanisms of intercolony transmission of Thelohania solenopsae in red imported fire ant. Proc. 2002 Imported Fire Ant Conference; Athens, GA; March 24-26, 2002, p. 21-22.

Oi, D. H., and D. F. Williams. 2000. Introduction of a protozoan for control of imported fire ants in the USA. XXI International Congress of Entomology: XVIII Brazilian Congress of Entomology; Fozdolgurassu, Brazil; August 20-26, 2000; p.506

Oi, D. H., and D. F. Williams. 2000. I. Update of Thelohania Solenopsae inoculation and infection studies. II. sequential application of insect growth regulating and metabolic inhibiting fire ant baits. Imported Fire Ants Conf. Proc.; Chattanooga, TN; April 5-7, 2000; p. 75.

Oi, D. H., and D. F. Williams. 1999. Introduction of Thelohania solenopsae as a microbial control agent for the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Society for Invertebrate Pathology, 32nd Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts, Irvien, California; August 23-27, 1999; p. 62

Oi, D. H., and D. F. Williams. 1995. Effect of alternative bait formulations on imported fire ants and non-target ant populations. Proc. of the 1995 Fire Ant Conference, San Antonio, TX, May 2-4, 1995, p. 171

Oi, D. H., and D. F. Williams. 1994. Susceptibility of monogyne and polygyne imported fire ants to indoor ant baits. Proc. 1994 Imported Fire Ant Conf., Mobile, AL, May 9-11, 1994 p. 1-8.

Oi, D. H., and D. F. Williams. 1994. Optimizing containerized soil treatments to prevent the spread of imported fire ants in the United States. Proc. IV Intl. Symp. on Pest Ants, p. 63

Oi, D. H., D. F. Williams, and J. J. Becnel. 2001. Intra-colony transmission and the discovery of a new spore type for Thelohania Solenopsae in red imported fire ants. Proc. 2001 Annual Imported Fire Ant Research Conf., San Antonio, TX; February 28 - March 2, 2001, p. 32.

Oi, D. H., D. F. Williams, J. A. Briano, and L. A. Calcaterra. 1998. Research update on Solenopsis (Labauchena) daguerrei, a parasitic ant of imported fire ants. Proc. of the Imported Fire Ant Research Conference, April 1998, p. 129-130.

Oi, D. H., D. F. Williams, P. G. Koehler, and R. S. Patterson. 1994. Imported fire ants and their management in Florida. University of Florida, Extension service SP-161, 20 p.

Oi, F., D. H. Oi, S. D. Porter, and P. Koehler. 2001. Fire ant dos and don'ts. PCT Online

Oi, F. M., S. D. Porter, and P. G. Koehler. 2001. Fire ants do's & don'ts. Pest Control Technology: annual Ant Control Issue 29 (4): 48, 52-56.

Parkman, P., K. Vail, T. Rashid, J. Oliver, R. M. Pereira, S. D. Porter, M. Shires, G. Haun, S. Powell, L. Thead, and J. T. Vogt. 2005. Establishment and spread of Pseudacteon curvatus in Tennessee. Annual Red Imported Fire Ant Conference, 22-24 March, 2005, Gulfport, Mississippi, p. 111-112.

Patterson, R. A., and J. Briano. 1994. The potential of biological control for ant control. Proceedings of the 1994 National Conference on Urban Entomology, p. 124

Patterson, R. S. 1991. The imported fire ant: A major pest. Proc. IFA Res. Conf., pp. 82-88.

Patterson, R. S. 1990. Status of USDA- ARS fire ant research program. 1990 Proc. IFA Res. Conf., p. 46-50.

Patterson, R. S. 1990. The economic importance of the imported fire ant in North and South America. In: G. K. Veeresh, B. Mallik, C. A. Viraktamath [Eds.], Proc. Social Insects and the Environment, 11th Intl. Congress-IUSSI, India, p. 273

Patterson, R. S., and J. Briano. 1990. Thelohania solenopsae, a microsporidian of fire ants: Its effect on indigenous populations in Argentina. In: G. K. Veeresh, B. Mallik, C. A. Viraktamath [Eds.], Proc. Social Insects and the Environment, 11th Intl. Cong. IUSSI, 1990, India

Patterson, R. S., and J. Briano. 1989. Efficiency of a biocontrol organism Thelohane Solenopsae to suppress fire ant population in Argentina. Proc. IFA Conf., M. Mispagel [Ed.], 23-35.

Patterson, R. S., and J. A. Briano. 1994. Impact of three biological control agents on the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Proc. IV Intl. Symp. on Pest Ants, p. 65

Pereira, R. M. 2003. Areawide suppression of fire ant populations in pastures: project update. Annual Red Imported Fire And Conference (Palm Springs, CA) - March 30 - April 1, 2003

Pereira, R. M. 2002. Areawide suppression of fire ant populations in pastures: project overview. Proc. 2002 Imported Fire Ant Conference; Athens, GA; March 24-26, 2002, p. 27-28.

Pereira, R. M., and S. D. Porter. 2005. Use of baits for evaluation of fire ant populations in the USDA areawide project. Annual Red Imported Fire Ant Conference Gulfport, 22-24 March, 2005, Mississippi, p. 121-122.

Pereira, R. M., D. F. Williams, J. J. Becnel, and D. H. Oi. 2002. Yellow head disease (YHD) caused by a newly discovered Mattesia sp. in populations of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis Invicta. Proc. 2002 Imported Fire Ant Conference; Athens, GA; March 24-26, 2002, p. 23-24.

Pereira, R. M., D. F. Williams, T. S. Davis, D. H. Oi, H. T. Bolton, P. M. Horton, and H. G. Williams. 2005. Imported fire ant and their management. Quail Workshop Proceedings, 13-14 October, 2005,Arcadia, Florida, p. 49-66.

Porter, C. K., and S. D. Porter. 1995. Fire ant control with phorid and other natural enemies. Landscape & Nursery Digest 29(7): 38-39.

Porter, S. D. 2006. Fire ant biology, ecology and biocontrol. XV Congress IUSSI Proceedings. p.114. Washington D.C.

Porter, S. D. 2002. Solenopsis invicta - Yes, Solenopsis wagneri - No! Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings

Porter, S. D. 1999. Do phorid decapitating flies impact fire ant populations through modification of colony behavior? Proc. XIII International Congress of IUSSI, 1/3/99; 376

Porter, S. D. 1999. Book Review: Taber, S.W., 1998, The world of the harvester ants, Texas A&M University Press, 213 p. Florida Entomol. 82: 375-376.

Porter, S. D. 1998. Accessing "FORMIS: a master bibliography of ant literature" on the World Wide Web. P. 377 in: Schwarz M. P. Hogendoorn K. (eds.) Social insects at the turn of the millenium. Proceedings of the XIII International Congress of IUSSI. Adelaide Australia. 29 December 1998 - 3 January 1999. Adelaide: XIII Congress of IUSSI 535 pp.

Porter, S. D. 1995. Potential use of Pseudacteon phorid flies as fire ant biocontrol agents. Proc. of the 1995 Fire Ant Conference, San Antonio, TX, May 2-4, 1995 p 95

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Storey, G. K., and R. K. Vander Meer. 1989. Chemical defenses of the imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, against infection by the fungal pathogen, Beauveria bassiana. 6th Ann. Meeting Int. Soc. of Chem. Ecol., August 7-11, 1989, 37

Tedders, W. L., C. C. Reilly, B. W. Wood, R. K. Morrison, and C. S. Lofgren. 1989. Solenopsis invicta Buren (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) foraging behavior in pecan and other Carya spp. trees. Proc. Annu. Conv. Southeast. Pecan Grow. Assoc. 1989: 81-97.

Tennant de Alonso, L. E., and R. K. Vander Meer. 1995. Source of alate alarm pheromones in Solenopsis invicta. Proc. of the 1995 Fire Ant Conference, San Antonio, TX, May 2-4, 1995, p 33

Thompson, L., M. Korzukhin, and S. D. Porter. 1998. Modeling fireant range expansion. Proceedings, 1998 Imported Fire Ant Research Conference, Gainesville, FL, p. 121-123.

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Vail, K., L. Davis, D. Wojcik, P. Koehler, and D. Williams. 1994. Structure-invading ants of Florida. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. SP 164, 15 p.

Vail, K. M., D. H. Oi, and D. F. Williams. 1994. A novel approach to pharaoh ant control - outdoor scatter baits. Proceedings of the 1994 National Conference on Urban Entomology, p. 125

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Valles, S. M. 2008. Positive-strand RNA viral infections of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, August 3-7, 2008, p. 121.

Valles, S. M., and R. M. Pereira. 2005. Up-regulation of a transferrin gene in response to fungal infection in Solenopsis invicta. Annual Red Imported Fire Ant Conference, March 22-34, 2005, Gulfport, Mississippi, pp. 83.

Vander Meer, R. K. 2006. The influence of a primer pheromone on biogenic amines and nestmate recognition in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. XV Congress IUSSI proceedings; Washington, D.C.; July 30 - August 4, 2006

Vander Meer, R. K. 2002. Semiochemicals and communication on social systems: future directions. XIV International congress of IUSSI; The Golden Jubilee Proceedings; Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan; July 27 - August 3, 2002.

Vander Meer, R. K. 1999. The influence of the queen on conspecific recognition of workers and female sexuals. Proc. XIII International Congress of IUSSI, 1/3/99; 485

Vander Meer, R. K. 1999. Behavior modification of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta: past and furture. Proc. XIII International Congress of IUSSI, 1/3/99; 486

Vander Meer, R. K. 1999. Bait treatment of fire ants and acceptance of newly-mated queens: A comparison of hydramenthylnon, fenoxycarb, and avermectin. 1999 Imported Fire Ant Conference; Charleston, South Carolina, March 3-5, 1999; p. 91.

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Vander Meer, R. K. 1996. Pheromone enhanced baits for pest ant control: Current status and future prospects, pp. 531-539. In K. B. Wildey [ed.], Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on insect pests in the urban environment. BPCC Wheatons Ltd., Exeter, 640 p.

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Vander Meer, R. K. 1993. Reflections of a chemist on ant social behavior. 14th Meeting Deutsch. sektion IUSSI, p. 14-15

Vander Meer, R. K. 1992. Individual and colony level fire ant variation in responsiveness. Annual Fire Ant Conference, May 1992, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Vander Meer, R. K. 1992. Repellents as controlling agents for pest ants. Division of Agrochemicals, Special Conference V

Vander Meer, R. K. 1990. Future control strategies: Fire ant pheromones, pp. 280-281. In G. K. Veeresh, B. Mallik and C. A. Viraktamath [eds.], Social insects and the environment. Oxford & IBH Publ. Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India. 765 p.

Vander Meer, R. K. 1989. Fire ant chemistry: 1988. 1989 Proc. IFA Res. Conf., p. 58-63

Vander Meer, R. K. 1989. The application of recruitment and queen pheromones to the control of fire ants. 32nd IUPAC Congress, Stockholm 2-7 Aug 1989, 69

Vander Meer, R. K. 1988. Hybridization problem (United States). Proc. 1988 Imported Fire Ant Conf., 25-33

Vander Meer, R. K. 1988. Behavioral and chemical hierarchy in the recruitment of fire ants: species-specificity and population dynamics. P. 232 in: XVIII International Congress of Entomology. Vancouver, B. C.; Canada, July 3-9, 1988. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Entomology, Abstract Volume.

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Vander Meer, R. K. 1987. The fire ant sting apparatus: A case of harmonious parsimony, pp. 449-450. In J. Eder and H. Rembold [eds.], Chemistry and biology of social insects. Verlag J. Peperny, München. 757 p.

Vander Meer, R. K. 1987. Fire ant foraging behavior: a multiplicity of strategies and mechanisms, pp. 541. In J. Eder and H. Rembold [eds.], Chemistry and biology of social insects. Verlag J. Peperny, München. 757 p.

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Vander Meer, R. K. 1986. The fire ant sting apparatus: a case of harmonious parsimony. Abstr. 10th Inter. Congr. IUSSI, p. 141

Vander Meer, R. K. 1986. Fire ant foraging behavior: a multiplicity of strategies and mechanisms. Abstracts of the 10th International Congress IUSSI, p. 172.

Vander Meer, R. K. 1984. Recent discoveries in fire ant chemistry, physiology, and behavior. Proc. 1984 Imported Fire Ant Conf., pp. 13-24

Vander Meer, R. K., and L. E. Alonso. 2001. Powerful queen influence on conspecific fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, aggression. Proc. 2001 Annual Imported Fire Ant Research Conf., San Antonio, TX; February 28 - March 2, 2001, p. 51.

Vander Meer, R. K., and L. E. Alonso. 1998. Adoption of newly mated queens: what are the consequences for control. Proc. of the Imported Fire Ant Research Conference, April 1998 p. 120.

Vander Meer, R. K., and L. E. Alonso. 1998. Newly mated queen adoption and polygyny. Proc. of the Imported Fire Ant Research Conference, April 1998, p. 118.

Vander Meer, R. K., and L. E. Alonso. 1996. Fire ant alarm pheromones. Proc. for the 1996 Imported Fire Ant Conf., April 16-18, 1996, New Orleans, LA.; p. 9-11

Vander Meer, R. K., L. E. Alonso, and J. Anderson. 2001. Adoption of polygyne-derived newly mated queens by queenless monogyne and polygyne Solenopsis invicta colonies. Proc. 2001 Annual Imported Fire Ant Research Conf., San Antonio, TX; February 28 - March 2, 2001, p. 50.

Vander Meer, R. K., M. Y. Choi, and J. A. Anderson. 2008. Fire ant cuticular hydrocarbons: a research tool and nestmate recognition cues? Proceedings of the International Society of Chemical Ecology, Paper No. 139.

Vander Meer, R. K., and G. N. Fritz. 2002. Sympatry of fire ant polygyne and monogyne social forms. Proc. 2002 Imported Fire Ant Conference; Athens, GA; March 24-26, 2002: 5-9

Vander Meer, R. K., and A. Hefetz. 2007. The Complexity of Fire Ant Nestmate Recognition, pp. D-02, 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Chemical Ecology, Tsukuba (Japan).

Vander Meer, R. K., G. L. Hehman, A. F. Cockburn, and J. A. Seawright. 1995. Research on the molecular biology of fire ants. Proc. of the 1995 Fire Ant Conference, San Antonio, TX, May 2-4, 1995, p 90

Vander Meer, R. K., K. Jaffe, and A. Cedeno. 1990. Preface, pp. xiii-xiv. In R. K. Vander Meer, K. Jaffe and A. Cedeno [eds.], Applied Myrmecology: a world perspective. Westview Press, Boulder, CO. 741 p.

Vander Meer, R. K., and C. S. Lofgren. 1989. The use of pheromones and other attractants in monitoring populations of S. invicta, a pest ant in the United States. Bull. SROP / WPRS Bull. 12: 96-97.

Vander Meer, R. K., and C. S. Lofgren. 1987. The use of chemical characters in defining populations of fire ants in the United States and South America. 4th Ann. Meeting Int. Soc. Chem. Ecol., p. 36

Vander Meer, R. K., and C. S. Lofgren. 1982. A brief review of fire ant pheromones. Proceedings of the Ninth Congress of the IUSSI, Boulder, Colorado, August, 1982, Suppl. 1, p. 8.

Vander Meer, R. K., C. S. Lofgren, B. M. Glancey, and D. F. Williams. 1982. The trail pheromone of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, chemistry, behavior and potential for control, pp. 333. In M. D. Breed, C. D. Michener and H. E. Evans [eds.], The biology of social insects. Proceedings of the Ninth Congress of the IUSSI, Boulder, Colorado, August, 1982. Westview Press, Boulder, CO. 419 p.

Vander Meer, R. K., C. S. Lofgren, and D. F. Williams. 1984. Fluorinated Sulfonamides: a new class of delayed action insecticides. Proc. Imported Fire Ant Conf., pp. 28-39

Vander Meer, R. K., and E. M. Meridinger. 1989. Fire ant carbohydrate phagostimulants: Laboratory and practical studies. 9th Nat. Cong. Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania, Sept. 28-30 1989, 246-247

Vander Meer, R. K., S. K. Narang, S. Toniolo, and R. S. Patterson. 1989. Biochemical and genetic characterization of fire ant populations in the United States and South America. Proc. Intl. Symp. on Molecular Insect Science, p. 117

Vander Meer, R. K., M. S. Obin, and L. Morel. 1990. Nestmate recognition in monogyne and polygyne populations of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta Buren, pp. 404-405. In G. K. Veeresh, B. Mallik and C. A. Viraktamath [eds.], Social insects and the environment. Oxford & IBH Publ. Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India. 765 p.

Vander Meer, R. K., M. S. Obin, and R. C. Richmond. 1985. A re-assessment of the role of cis-vaccenyl acetate, cis-vaccenyl alcohol and Esterase 6 in the regulation of mated female attractiveness in Drosophila melanogaster. Behav. Genet. 15: 613.

Vander Meer, R. K., and R. S. Patterson. 1991. Fire ant species-specific baits and repellents. Proc. IFA Res. Conf., pp. 56-58

Vander Meer, R. K., R. M. Pereira, S. D. Porter, S. M. Valles, and D. H. Oi. 2005. Areawide suppression of invasive fire ant populations, pp. 78-79, Proceedings of the 2nd FAO /IAEA International Conference on Area-wide Pest Management. Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria.

Vander Meer, R. K., and S. D. Porter. 2002. Fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, worker alarm pheromones attract Pseudacteon phorid flies. Proceedings of the 2002 Imported Fire Ant Conference, Athens, GA, pp. 77-80.

Vander Meer, R. K., and S. D. Porter. 2001. Potential applications of the response of phorid flies to fire ant semiochemicals. Proc. 2001 Annual Imported Fire Ant Research Conf., San Antonio, TX; February 28 - March 2, 2001: 33

Vander Meer, R. K., and C. A. Preston. 2003. Claustral founding by multiple newly mated queens of mixed social forms. Annual Red Imported Fire Ant Conference, Palm Springs, CA, March 30- April 1, 2003

Vander Meer, R. K., and C. A. Preston. 2004. Multiple functions of the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, alarm pheromone. International Soc. of Chem. Ecol. 20thAnnual Mtg and Phytochemical Soc of NorthAmer. 39thAnnual Mtg; Univ. of Ottawa, Canada; July 24 to 28, 2004; p. 38.

Vander Meer, R. K., C. A. Preston, D. Cataldo, J. D. Cornelius, and C. Pekins. 2004. Fire ant repellants: protection of black-capped vireos from fire ant predation. Annual Red Imported Fire Ant Conference, 21-23 March 2004, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, p. 183.

Vander Meer, R. K., C. A. Preston, and G. N. Fritz. 2005. Prevalence of Thelohania solenopsae infected Solenopsis invicta newly mated newly mated queens within areas of differing social form distributions. Gulfport, MS

Vander Meer, R. K., C. A. Preston, and A. Hefetz. 2004. Aggression, Primer Pheromone, and biologicalAmines. Annual Red Imported Fire Ant Conference, 21-23 March, 2004, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, p. 179-180.

Vander Meer, R. K., and J. A. Seawright. 1995. Development of pheromone enhanced baits and other technology transfer activities. Proc. of the 1995 Fire Ant Conference, San Antonio, TX, May 2-4, 1995, p 179

Vander Meer, R. K., and J. A. Seawright. 1993. Fire ant orientation, repellents and bait enhancement with pheromones. Proc. of Fire Ant Conf., Charleston, SC, p. 67

Vander Meer, R. K., and J. A. Seawright. 1993. Repellent activity of interspecific ant alarm pheromones against Solenopsis invicta, the red imported fire ant. Proc. 10th Annual ISCE Meeting, p. 82

Vander Meer, R. K., J. A. Seawright, and W. A. Banks. 1993. The use of repellents for area exclusion of pest ants, pp. 494. In K. B. Wildey and W. H. Robinson [eds.], Proceedings of the 1st international conference on insect pests in the urban environment. BPCC Wheatons Ltd., Exeter, 498 p.

Vander Meer, R. K., and R. G. Shatters. 1999. The effect of fire ants on soybean germination and growth. 1999 Imported Fire Ant Conference; Charleston, South Carolina, March 3-5, 1999; p. 90.

Vander Meer, R. K., and R. G. Shatters. 1998. The effect of fire ants on soybean germination and growth. Tenth International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships; July 4-11, 1998; Oxford; p. 62.

Vander Meer, R. K., T. J. Slowik, and H. G. Thorvilson. 1999. Semiochemicals released by electrically-shocked red imported fire ants. 1999 Imported Fire Ant Conference; Charleston, South Carolina, March 3-5, 1999; p. 92.

Vander Meer, R. K., and D. P. Wojcik. 1989. Parasite and host ant interactions: The chemical ecology of parasite integration. Proc. 6th annual Meeting of the International Society of Chemical Ecology, p. 47. (Abstract.)

Vander Meer, R. K., D. P. Wojcik, and D. P. Jouvenaz. 1988. Chemical differentiation of cryptic fire ant species? Proc. 5th annual Meeting of the International Society of Chemical Ecology, p. 55.

Waller, D. A., and R. K. Vander Meer. 1993. Biochemical identification of fire ants in Virginia. ASB (Assoc. Southeast. Biol.) Bull. 40(2): 88.

Wiley, S., L. C. Thompson, M. D. Korzukhin, and S. D. Porter. 1999. Potential red imported fire ant range expansion - A GIS view. 1999 Imported Fire Ant Conference; Charleston, South Carolina, March 3-5, 1999; p. 21-29

Williams, D. F. 2003. An integrated pest management approach for the imported fire ant. Annual Red Imported Fire Ant Conference; Palm Springs, CA; March 30 - April 1, 2003

Williams, D. F. 2002. Imported fire ant: history, impact and management. Proc. 2002 Imported Fire Ant Conference; Athens, GA; March 24-26, 2002: 1-3

Williams, D. F. 2000. Exotic pest ants in Florida. Proc. 2000 National Conf. on Urban Entomol.; May 14-16, 2000; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; p.14-15

Williams, D. F. 2000. Insights into the history of fire ant control. Imported Fire Ant Conf. Proc.; Chattanooga, TN; April 5-7, 2000; p. 1-2

Williams, D. F. 1999. The imported fire ant: history, impact, and control. 32nd Annual Meeting, Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Irvine, California, 23-27 August, 1999, p. 80

Williams, D. F. 1996. Ants: a view of the future issues & opportunities. Proc. for National Conference on Urban Entomology; Arlington, TX; Feb. 18-20, 1996; p. 16-17

Williams, D. F. 1995. Controlling fire ants in the Amazon. Crop Prot. News 1: 6.

Williams, D. F. 1995b. Controlling fire ants in the Amazon. Ciba Insect Control Newsletter 2: 8.

Williams, D. F. 1994. The impact of pest ants in the urban environment. Proc. IV Intl. Symp. on Pest Ants, p. 12-13

Williams, D. F. 1994. Pharaoh ant biology and control. Proceedings of the 1994 National Conference on Urban Entomology, p. 71-80

Williams, D. F. 1993. 1993 presidential address, entomology: the next generation. Florida Entomol. 76: 655-658.

Williams, D. F. 1992. Urban pest ant research at the University of Florida & Medical and Veterinary Entomology Research Laboratory. Whitmire Inst. of Tech. Scientific Symp. & Management Conf., St. Louis, MO, pp. 91-94

Williams, D. F. 1992. Growth of the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Proc. 19th Intern. Congr. Entomol., Abstr. p. 240

Williams, D. F. 1991. Population densities of the ant fauna including Solenopsis invicta in pastures in Brazil. Proc. IFA Res. Conf., p. 8-16.

Williams, D. F. 1990. Fire ants and pharaoh ants: an increasing problem in urban areas. Proc. 2nd Carribbean Conf. Entomol., Fla. Entomol. Soc. Meet., Cancun, Mexico, Aug. 5-9

Williams, D. F. 1990. Overview, pp. 493-495. In R. K. Vander Meer, K. Jaffe and A. Cedeno [eds.], Applied myrmecology: a world perspective. Westview Press, Boulder, CO. 741 p.

Williams, D. F. 1989. Influence of temperature on colony growth of the imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. 1989 Proc. IFA Res. Conf., p. 21-22

Williams, D. F. 1988. Recent studies on growth of fire ant colonies. Proc. 1988 Imported Fire Ant Conf., 63-65

Williams, D. F. 1988. A discussion of the imported fire ant in the United States. 1986 IAEA-FAO Short Course on the Use of Radioisotopes in Insect Control, Sponsored by Department of Entomology & Nematology, University of Florida and the USDA, ARS, Gainesville, FL. 461 p. 439-447

Williams, D. F. 1987. Some studies of oviposition rates of imported fire ant queens. Proc. 1987 Imported Fire Ant Conf., 18-22

Williams, D. F. 1986. Effects of two bait toxicants on natural populations of nontarget ants. Proc. 1986 Imported Fire Ant Conf., 83-87

Williams, D. F. 1984. Current research with toxic baits. Proc. 1984 Imported Fire Ant Conf., 66-71

Williams, D. F., and R. J. Brenner. 2001. Update on USDA-ARS fire ant biological control research. Proc. 2001 Annual Imported Fire Ant Research Conf., San Antonio, TX; February 28 - March 2, 2001: 29-31

Williams, D. F., R. J. Brenner, and D. E. Milne. 1999. Precision targeting: reduced pesticide use strategy for pharaoh's ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) control. Int'l Conf. on Urban Pests Prague Czech Republic, p. 195-201.

Williams, D. F., J. A. Briano, and S. D. Porter. 1997. Fire ant biological control studies in the U.S. with Thelohania solenopsae and Solenopsis daguerrei. 1997 Imported Fire Ant Research Conference; Gainesville, FL; April 14-16, 1997; 70-71

Williams, D. F., H. Collins, D. Oi, T. Lockley, and A. Callcott. 1995. Studies of an imported fire ant population in eastern Tennessee. Proceedings of the Fifth International Pest Ant Symposia and the 1995 Annual Imported Fire Ant Conference, San Antonio, Texas, p. 62-69.

Williams, D. F., and D. H. Oi. 2000. The management of undesirable ants in the urban environment. XXI International Congress of Entomology: XVIII Brazilian Congress of Entomology; Fozdolgurassu, Brazil; August 20-26, 2000

Williams, D. F., and D. H. Oi. 1998. Impact of a microsporidian pathogen, Thelohania solenopsae, on red imported fire ants. Proc. of the Imported Fire Ant Research Conference, April 1998, p. 79-86.

Williams, D. F., D. H. Oi, and K. M. Vail. 1994. Comparison of fly pupa and corn grit formulated fire ant baits. Proc. of the 1994 Imported Fire Ant Conf., Mobile, AL, May 9-11, 1994

Williams, D. F., and S. D. Porter. 1996. Update on USDA-ARS biological control studies on fire ants. Proc. of the 1996 Imported Fire Ant Conf., April 16-18, 1996, New Orleans, LA

Williams, D. F., S. D. Porter, and J. A. Briano. 1997. Biological control of fire ants. 1997 Imported Fire Ant Research Conference; Gainesville, FL; April 14-16, 1997; 129

Williams, D. F., K. M. Vail, and D. H. Oi. 1998. A new bait attractive to multiple species of ants. Proceedings of the 1998 National Conference on Urban Entomology, p. 127 (Abstract)

Wojcik, D. P. 1997. Effects of fire ant invasion on other ants. 1997 Imported Fire Ant Research Conference; Gainesville, FL; April 14-16, 1997, p. 130.

Wojcik, D. P. 1993. The Gainesville transect: twenty-one years of RIFA population increases. Proc. of IFA Conf., Charleston, SC, June 15-18, 1993, p. 6-20.

Wojcik, D. P. 1992. Urban pest control annotated bibliography: III - Pest ants. Pi Chi Omega, National Pest Control Fraternity, Bowling Green, OH, 17 p.

Wojcik, D. P. 1988. Survey for biocontrol agents in Brazil - a final report, with comments on preliminary research in Argentina. Proc. 1988 Imported Fire Ant Conf., 50-62

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Wojcik, D. P. 1986. Status of the search for natural control agents in South America. Proc. 1986 Imported Fire Ant Conf., 29-37

Wojcik, D. P. 1986. Social Insect Defense Mechanisms [Book Review]. Bulletin of the ESA: 177-178.

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Wojcik, D. P., C. R. Allen, E. A. Forys, and R. J. Brenner. 1997. Distribution of imported fire ants in the Florida Keys. 1997 Imported Fire Ant Research Conference; Gainesville, FL; April 14-16, 1997, p. 131.

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Wojcik, D. P., and R. J. Brenner. 1998. Bait studies on fire ants & fire ant toxicants on Texas cave crickets & fish-bait crickets. Proc. of the Imported Fire Ant Research Conference, April 1998, p. 142.

Wojcik, D. P., R. J. Brenner, D. A. Focks, D. F. Williams, and C. R. Allen. 1998. Impact of the imported fire ant on biodiversity: standardized spaital monitoring of foraging interactions. Proc. of the Imported Fire Ant Research Conference, April 1998, p. 169-174.

Wojcik, D. P., R. J. Burges, and C. M. Blanton. 1984. A technique for marking fire ants. Proc. 1984 Imported Fire Ant Conf., 131-132

Wojcik, D. P., R. J. Burges, and C. M. Blanton. 1984. Diurnal and seasonal differences in red imported fire ant roadside abundance. Proc. 1984 Imported Fire Ant Conf., 121-130

Wojcik, D. P., D. P. Jouvenaz, W. A. Banks, C. S. Lofgren, and A. C. Pereira. 1987. Biological control agents of fire ants in Brasil. Resumos 11th Congr. Bras. Entomol. Vol. 2, p. 530.

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Wojcik, D. P., and R. S. Patterson. 1993. Seasonality of RIFA mating flights. Proc. of IFA Conf., Charleston, SC, June 15-18, 1993: 22-34

Wojcik, D. P., and R. S. Patterson. 1991. Studies of bait toxicants on red imported fire ants and non-target ants in South Florida, 1989-1991. Proc. IFA Res. Conf., pp. 59-72

Wojcik, D. P., and R. S. Patterson. 1990. Effect of broadcast and mound treatments for fire ant control on non-target ants. Proc. 2nd Carribbean Conf. Entomol., Fla. Entomol. Soc. Meet., Cancun, Mexico, Aug. 5-9

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