New Zealand Publications on Argentine Ants
Charles JG, Verberne H, Conolly P, Dentener PR, Froud KJ, Allan DJ, Suckling DM. 2003: The distribution of Argentine ants in New Zealand: Can a ten-year old decision not to eradicate be re-visited? In: Goldson, S. L.; Suckling, D. M. eds. Defending the green oasis: New Zealand biosecurity and science. Proceedings of a New Zealand Plant Protection Society Symposium, Centra Hotel, Rotorua, 12 August, 2002. Christchurch, New Zealand Plant Protection Society. Pp. 109-124.
Corin SE, Abbott KL, Ritchie PA, Lester PJ. 2007: Large scale unicoloniality: the population and colony structure of the invasive Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) in New Zealand. Insectes Sociaux 54: 275-282.
Corin SE, Lester PJ, Abbott KL, Ritchie PA. 2007: Inferring historical introduction pathways with mitochondrial DNA: the case of introduced Argentine ants (Linepithema humile) into New Zealand. Diversity and Distributions 13: 510-518.
Harris RJ, Barker G 2007. Relative risk of invasive ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) establishing in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 34: 161-178.
Hartley S, Lester PJ, Harris RJ 2006. Quantifying the uncertainty in the potential distribution of an invasive species: climate and the Argentine ant. Ecology Letters 9: 1068-1079.
Hartley S, Lester P. 2003: Temperature-dependent development of the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile (Mayr) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): a degree-day model with implications for range limits in New Zealand. New Zealand Entomologist 26: 91-100
Lester P, Baring CW, Longson CG, Hartley S. 2003: Argentine and other ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in New Zealand horticultural ecosystems: distribution, hemipteran hosts, and review. New Zealand Entomologist 26: 79-89.
Pitt PW, Worner SP, Suarez AV. 2009. Predicting Argentine ant spread over the heterogeneous landscape using a spatially explicit stochastic model. Ecological Applications 19: 1176-1186
Roura-Pascual N, Hui C, Ikeda T, Leday G, Richardson DM, Carpintero S, Espadaler X, Gómez C, Guénard B, Hartley S, Krushelnycky P, Lester PJ, McGeoch MA, Menke S, Pedersen J, Pitt J, Reyes J, Sanders NJ, Suarez AV, Touyama Y, Ward DF, Ward P, Worner SP. 2011. The relative roles of climatic suitability and anthropogenic influence in determining the pattern of spread in a global invader. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108 (1) 220-225
Stanley MC, Ward DF, Harris RJ, Arnold G, Toft R, Rees J 2008. Optimising pitfall sampling for the detection of Argentine ants, Linepithema humile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 51: 461-472.
Stringer LD, Stephens AE, Suckling DM, Charles JG. 2009. Ant dominance in urban areas. Urban Ecosystems. 12: 503-514
Stringer LD, Suckling DM, Mattson LTW, Peacock LR. 2010. Improving ant-surveillance trap design to reduce competitive exclusion. New Zealand Plant Protection 63: 248-253.
Suckling DM, Peck RW, Manning LA, Stringer L, Cappadonna J, El-Sayed AM. 2008. Pheromone disruption of Argentine ant trail integrity. Journal of Chemical Ecology 34: 1602-1609
Ward DF, Harris R, Stanley MC 2005. Human-mediated range expansion of Argentine ants in New Zealand. Sociobiology 45: 401-408.
Ward DF, Harris RJ 2005. Invasibility of native habitats by Argentine ants, Linepithema humile, in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 29: 215–219.
Ward DF, Harris RJ, Hartley S, Lester PJ, Stanley MC, Suckling DM, Toft RJ. 2010. Twenty years of Argentine ants in New Zealand: past research and future priorities for applied management. New Zealand Entomologist 33: 67-78
Ward DF, Stanley MC, Toft RJ, Forgie SA, Harris RJ 2008. Assessing the risk of invasive ants: a simple and flexible scorecard approach. Insectes Sociaux 55: 360-363. Conference Proceedings Proceedings of the New Zealand Invasive Ant Workshop 29 April 2005, Wellington. Proceedings of the New Zealand Invasive Ant Workshop 13 October 2006, Wellington.
Harris R, Abbott K, Barton K, Berry J, Don W, Gunawardana D, Lester P, Rees J, Stanley M, Sutherland A, Toft R 2005. Invasive ant pest risk assessment project for Biosecurity New Zealand. Series of unpublished Landcare Research contract reports to Biosecurity New Zealand. BAH/35/2004-1.
Harris RJ 2001. Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) and other adventive ants in New Zealand. DOC Science Internal Series 7. Wellington, Department of Conservation. 20 p.
Harris RJ 2002. Potential impact of the Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) in New Zealand and options for its control. Science for Conservation 196. Wellington, Department of Conservation. 36 p.
Harris R, Ward D, Sutherland MA. 2002. A survey of the current distribution of Argentine ants, Linepithema humile, in native habitats in New Zealand, and assessment of future risk of establishment. Unpublished Landcare Research Contract Report: LC0102/105 to Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Biosecurity Authority.
Lester,P.; Longson,C.G. 2002. Argentine ant distribution investigation: Horticultural areas. Unpublished contract report for MAF Biosecurity Authority. 2002, pp. 1-57.
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry 2002. The potential economic impacts of the Argentine ant in New Zealand: Treatment expenditure. Unpublished discussion document
Stanley MC 2004. Review of the efficacy of baits used for ant control and eradication. Landcare Research Contract Report: LC0405/044.
Toft R. 2010. Potential for winter/spring control of Argentine ants. Unpublished report for Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. Landcare Research Envirolink Project HBRC117.
Toft R. 2011. Trails of spring baiting for controlling Argentine ants. Unpublished report for Tamsan District Council. Landcare Research Envirolink Project TSDC71.
Toft R, Rees J. 2009 Advion versus Xstinguish for control of Argentine ants. Unpublished report for Tamsan District Council. Landcare Research Envirolink Project TSDC48
Ward DF 2006. Prioritised surveillance for invasive ant species in Northland. Landcare Research Contract Report: LC0607/044.
Ward DF 2007. Ecological risk assessment of exotic ant species in the Tasman region. Landcare Research Contract Report: LC0607/137.
Ward DF 2007. Measuring the reduction in pest ants. Envirolink Project NRLC52.
Ward DF 2007. Prioritised surveillance for invasive ant species in Southland. Envirolink Project ESRC117.
Ward DF 2009. Potential social, economic and biodiversity impacts of the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile, in the Hawke's Bay region. Landcare Research Contract Report: LC0809/087. Hawke's Bay Regional Council Envirolink Project: 700HBRC93.
Green OR. 1990. Entomologist sets new record at Mt Smart for Iridomyrmex humilis established in New Zealand. Weta 13: 14–16.
Harris R. 2001. Eradicating Argentine ants. Stowaways (Landcare Research Newsletter to Biosecurity End-Users) 1: P. 10.
Harris R. 2002. Argentine ants spread. Stowaways (Landcare Research Newsletter to Biosecurity End-Users) 2: 10-11.
Harris R. 2002. Scientists win first battles with ants. Landcare Research Discovery Newsletter 1: P. 3.
Harris R. 2003. Argentine ant update. Stowaways (Landcare Research Newsletter to Biosecurity End-Users) 3: 12-13
Stanley M, Ward DF, Toft R 2005. Exotic ants in NZ: A ticking timebomb? Protect Magazine (Biosecurity Institute), Autumn Issue. Pp. 25-27.
Ward DF 2005. Changes to the classification of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). The Weta 30: 16-18.
Ward DF, Stanley M, Forgie S, Toft R, Rees J 2008. Ecological impacts of Argentine Ants in New Zealand. Protect Magazine (Biosecurity Institute), Summer Issue. Pp. 16-18.
Pitt JPW. 2008. Modelling the spread of invasive species across heterogeneous landscapes. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Lincoln