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Common Name

Little fire ant, electric ant

Scientific Name

Wasmannia auropunctata

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
1International Union for Conservation of Nature/Species Survival Commission. Information, photos (and Diagrams) Wasmannia auropunctata (PIAkey - identification guide to invasive ants of the Pacific islands. (; and from Electric ant. Wikipedia. (

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