Image Number: 5314043

Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
Fire ants are ~2-6 mm long: variation in size is one distinguishing characteristics. They are coppery-brown in color on the head and body with a darker abdomen.
Image type:
Museum
Image view:
Dorsal / Abaxial / Back

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Image location:
Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

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
Node Affiliation:
Image uploaded:
Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image last updated:
Monday, December 17, 2007