Studies of Argentine ants by Eiriki Sunamura
















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This website is developed  to archive my research on ants.

 

During my PhD course at the University of Tokyo (2005-2011), I studied the ecology and control of the invasive Argentine ant.

 

After graduation, I launched a study on the ecology of the trap-jaw ant.

 

 

Recent activities

 

27 Sep 2012

A book chapter has been published.

 

 

Sunamura E et al. (2012) Impacts, Ecology and Dispersal of the Invasive Argentine Ant. In Agricultural Research Updates. Volume 2, pp. 207-237. Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY.

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19-25 Aug 2012

Participated in the 24th International Congress of Entomology.

 

1 Apr 2012

A report has been published.

 

Sunamura E et al. (2012) Detection of a nesting of the trap-jaw ant Odontomachus monticola from Honshu-Island, Japan. Gekkan-Mushi 494: 40-41.

 

13 Nov 2011

Received Best Presentation Award at the 23th congress of the Japanese Society of Environment of Entomology and Zoology.

 

12 Jun 2011

A book chapter has been published.

 

Sunamura E et al. (2011) The global empire of an invasive ant. In Social Insects: Structure, Function and Behavior, pp. 73-82. Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY.

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1  Apr 2011

Moved to Sumitomo Chemical.

 

24 Mar 2011

Earned PhD degree.

 

 

Received the President's Award and Dean Award.

 

23 Feb 2011

A paper has been accepted.

 

 

Sunamura E et al. (2011) Combined use of synthetic trail pheromone and insecticidal bait provides effective control of an invasive ant. Pest Management Science.

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15 Feb 2011

A paper has been accepted.

 

 

Sunamura E et al. (2011) Workers select mates for queens: a possible mechanism of gene flow restriction between supercolonies of the invasive Argentine ant. Naturwissenschaften 98: 361-368.

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