Solenopsis richteri

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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Relationship between colony size of Solenopsis richteri (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and infection with Thelohania solenopsae (Microsporida: Thelohaniidae) in Argentina.
EAVESDROPPING ON COLONIES OF THE BLACK IMPORTED FIRE ANT, SOLENOPSIS RICHTERI FOREL
The other species, Solenopsis richteri, is confined to a small area along the North-central portion of the Mississippi-Alabama border.
Black imported fire ants, Solenopsis richteri, introduced to the United States in 1918, are less widespread.
Predatory behavior exhibited by three species of ants on the imported fire ants: Solenopsis invicta Buren and Solenopsis richteri Forel.
invicta and Solenopsis richteri Forel, respectively, were conducted in northern Florida and in Mississippi in 1971 and 1972 (Broome 1974; Jouvenaz et al.
9:45 BEHAVIORAL ROLE OF STRIDULATION IN THE ACOUSTIC COMMUNICATION OF THE BLACK IMPORTED FIRE ANT, SOLENOPSIS RICHTERI FOREL
1) is a parasitoid of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren, the black imported fire ant, Solenopsis richteri Forel, and 3 other species of saevissima complex fire ants in southern Brazil, Paraguay, and northern Argentina (Patrock et al.
Development of Pseudacteon obtusus (Diptera: Phoridae) on Solenopsis invicta and Solenopsis richteri fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
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.