black imported fire ant
Solenopsis richteri Forel

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black imported fire ant
Solenopsis richteri
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black imported fire ant
Solenopsis richteri
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black imported fire ant
Solenopsis richteri
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black imported fire ant
Solenopsis richteri
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Taxonomic Rank

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

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: ISASBCA

Categories

Category: Omnivorous Foragers
Category: Invertebrate Predators

References

Common Name Reference: Bosik, J. J. Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms 1997. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America (ESA), 1997. 232 pp.

Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 2. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm