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Common Name

Red imported fire ant

Scientific Name

Solenopsis invicta

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from CABI Solenopsis invicta (red imported fire ant) (2017) Crop Protection Compendium (; and Pacific Invasive Ant Toolkit. (; and Solenopsis invicta. AntWiki. (; and AntWeb. (; and from Solenopsis invicta (2018) Global Invasive Species Database. ( Photos 1-6 Amy Carmichael (2005) Red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta). Queensland University of Technology. PaDIL - (

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project HORT/2016/185: Responding to emerging pest and disease threats to horticulture in the Pacific islands, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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