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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Environmental data sets matter in ecological niche modelling: an example with Solenopsis invicta and Solenopsis richteri.
This advantage led some ants such as the fire ants Solenopsis invicta and Solenopsis richteri to become high-impact invasive species.
Digestive enzymes of the imported fire ant, Solenopsis richteri (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
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
Black imported fire ants, Solenopsis richteri, introduced to the United States in 1918, are less widespread.
Studies of a hybrid zone formed between two introduced fire ants, Solenopsis invicta and Solenopsis richteri, in the United States hold promise for addressing some of these issues because the history of formation of the zone is known, the reproductive and dispersal biology of these species is well understood, and information on the population and molecular genetics of these ants is increasing (Markin et al.
Two imported species of the fire ant (Figure 2) have been introduced into the United States: the black imported fire ant, Solenopsis richteri (native to Argentina and Uruguay), and the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta (native to Paraguay and Brazil).