Superficial chambers from nests of increasing size, shown in side and top views
figureposted on 30.12.2011, 23:13 authored by Walter R. Tschinkel
Taken from "The nest architecture of the Florida harvester ant, "
Journal of Insect Science 2004;4():-.
Published online 2 Jul 2004
Copyright © 2004. Open access; copyright is maintained by the authors.These “chambers” are probably produced by a modification of the behavioral program producing shafts throughout the deeper portions of the nest. Note the increasingly interconnected and loop-like morphology as the shafts become extended and enlarged.