Bugs And The Weather

Sunday July 29, 2012


Mr Pest Control


How does humidity affect ants?

Steve, CA

Mr Pest Control


This is an interesting question and one that I initially felt I would only be able to speculate on. But, thanks to my copy of the extraordinary book by E.O. Wilson and Holldobler - "The Ants" - I actually found some authoritative information. It may boil down to the fact that every species of animal has the "ideal" circumstances for their activity periods - foraging, nest building, etc. Those adapted to any particular habitat are going to do best at a certain range of temperatures and moisture conditions. Hone... Read more

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