At El Dorado, inocula consisted of 3 g of dead, SINV-3 infected fire ant
workers and brood homogenized in a 5% (wt/vol) sucrose solution.
Red imported fire ant
queens and males in central Oklahoma appear to be able to breed across long distances and maintain high genetic diversity within colonies.
The officials plan to thoroughly inspect all containers that carry 32 products that are likely to attract fire ants
including coconuts and dried wood.
are a huge problem across the Southeast, where over 40% of the population is stung every year.
Citizens in Houston, Texas have spotted colonies of fire ants
assembled together, battling out the flood-ravaged area by clinging on to one another until they reach dry land.
We used the general linear model (GLM) to analyze the mixed effects of fire ant
invasion and location (on ground/on plant) on ant diversity.
It contains a plastic tube, a pestle to mix in ants, and a test strip that detects red imported fire ant
Critical thermal limits and locomotor activity of the red imported fire ant
A spokesman said: "Following damage to Fire Ant
caused during a capsize incident and after discussions with shore support and UK Coastguard, the girls have decided it is unwise to continue."
Anaphylaxis caused by imported red fire ant
sting in Malaga, Spain.
Despite not presenting a physical danger to humans (they have no stingers; they can bite but it's not terribly painful, especially considering the other ant species common to the southern states like fire ants
), untreated crazy-ant populations can wreak havoc on residential spaces.
Treating ants of another species with formic acid saved their lives after exposure to fire ant