Image Number: 1320004

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Symptoms
Description:
The fire ant queen on the bottom right is healthier and much heavier than the Thelohania solenopsae-infected one on the top left.
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Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Myxozoa
Class: Microsporea
Order: Microsporida
Family: Thelohaniidae
Genus: Thelohania
Subject: Thelohania solenopsae (Knell et al. 1977)

Host

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Vespoidea
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Solenopsis
Subject: Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius)
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Image last updated:
Monday, December 11, 2006