Image Number: 1320005

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Descriptor:
Infestation
Description:
Entomologist Roberto Pereira and technician Susan Reidel examine a red imported fire ant colony for the presence of ants infected with the recently discovered yellow-head disease.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

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 invicta Buren
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Image last updated:
Monday, December 11, 2006