iNaturalist projects

I have founded the Antkeeping project and the Ants of North America project on iNaturalist. Both projects are for quite different purposes: Antkeeping is for recording your colonies and queens, nuptial flights, and alates. What it is not for is for generic ant observations. Ants of North America is for any type of ant observation in North…

New book: The Fungus Growing Ants of North America by William Morton Wheeler 1907, 1973 republication

Wonderful book, just came by post today. We ordered it from Barnes & Noble marketplace seller Better World Books and the condition was perfect! Although the copy is more than twenty years old, the pages were not even slightly yellowed. Because the book was written in 1907, some of the terminology is quite outdated. For example,…