Tag Archives: Mississippi State University

Invasive Ant Meeting and Australian ant researcher visits MEM!

The last two weeks have been jam-packed with Invasive Ant work. From 16 through 18 May,  MSU Entomologist David Cross and I (Joe MacGown) attended the Imported Fire Ant and Invasive Ant Conference in Mobile, AL along with researchers from … Continue reading

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Life of a Student Worker in the Mississippi Entomological Museum

By Margaret Harris (Mississippi State undergraduate student, student worker in the MEM) When I first was hired to work for the department, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. All I was told is that I would be pinning ants … Continue reading

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Collecting ants at Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve in Colbert County, Alabama

The southeastern US is home to many fascinating ants.  Although some folks may be unaware of it, we have numerous unique habitats here in our region, and MEM staff members make it a habit of collecting in as many of these as … Continue reading

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