Solenopsis richteri

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Solenopsis richteri

the black imported fire ant, a species imported from South America but less extensively established in the United States than Solenopsis invicta.
See also: Solenopsis invicta.

So·le·nop·sis rich·te·ri

(sōl-ĕ-nop'sis rik-ter'ī)
The black fire ant, a species imported from South America but less extensively established in the United States than Solenopsis invicta (q.v.).
Synonym(s): black fire ant.
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One was borderline between hybrid and black fire ant (I = 0.
Tschinkel of Florida State University in Tallahassee had used less elaborate equipment to try to capture sounds from the imported black fire ant and others in the genus Solenopsis.
A debut selection of black fire ant recordings are available at a special ant sound Web site, http://home.
Seasonal patterns of activity among species of black fire ant parasitoid flies (Diptera: Phoridae) in Argentina explained by analysis of climatic variables.
The flies used in these releases were collected in Las Flores, Argentina from the black fire ant Solenopsis richteri Forel in 1997 and reared on the red fire ant Solenopsis invicta Buren for 3 years in the laboratory.
Parasitoid-host matching between the little decapitating fly Pseudacteon curvatus from Las Flores, Argentina and the black fire ant Solenopsis richteri.
Seasonal patterns of activity among species of black fire ant parasitoid flies (Pseudacteon: Phoridae) in Argentina explained by analysis of climatic variables.
In South America, this species is known to attack both red and black fire ants (i.
curvatus biotype from black fire ants, which was released 7 times on red fire ants in Florida without any of the releases establishing (Graham et al.