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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