Mycocepurus smithi, in the fungus garden
An exciting week for ant aficionados! A new study by ant phylogenetics gurus Ted Schultz and SeÃ¡n Brady provides the first detailed picture of attine evolution. These New World ants have long attracted the attention of biologists because they, like our…
A few places where myrmecos.net photographs have recently appeared:
La Banque de Savoirs has a French-language slideshow featuring several of my images.
The BBC illustrates a recent news item on the link between pests and climate change using an Argentine Ant photo from my back yard in California.…
Dorylus helvolus, KZN, South Africa
Last night the internet arrived at our new house. I've celebrated the occasion by tackling the backlog of photo uploads.
Over at myrmecos.net the South Africa photos are starting to go up. The first batch covers Dorylus helvolus, a subterranean predatory ant…
Long live Myrmecos.net!
By way of a replacement, the ant photos are now over at alexanderwild.com:
Advantages of the new site include:
Galleries can be viewed as a slide show
Geo data are integrated with Google Maps (I'm still working on this)
Images can be displayed at a larger size (up to 800…