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Unformatted text preview: today’s factoid • • Ant mega‐colony taking over world Large colonies of the ant Argen9ne ant (Linepithema humile) in Europe, the US, and Japan act as if they are all members of a single colony • based on lack of aggression in experiments • likely reﬂects gene9c rela9onships, but this has not been tested yet Like from a single original colony that has been transported around the world by humans see story posted in Biology in the News folder on Blackboard http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/ newsid_8127000/8127519.stm • • th Undergraduate TA 4 • Andrew Kathriner – e‐mail (and soon, o...
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- Spring '08