Solenopsis


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Solenopsis

(sō'lĕ-nop'sis),
A genus of ants known as fire ants, which can inflict painful burning stings that cause local and occasionally systemic reactions.

So·le·nop·sis

(sōl-ĕ-nop'sis)
The genus of fire ants, which can inflict painful burning stings that cause local and occasionally systemic reactions.

Solenopsis

(so-le-nop'sis) [Gr. solen, pipe, gutter + -opsis]
A species of small stinging ants, including the fire ants.

Solenopsis invicta

The red imported fire ant, introduced into the southern U.S. in the 1930s. Its bite can cause welts or, in some instances, generalized anaphylaxis. See: fire ant bite

Solenopsis saevissma richteri

The black imported fire ant, native to western Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay, introduced into the U.S. in the 1940s.
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The chemical identities of alkaloids were determined by analysis of the mass spectra, as well as by comparison of diagnostic ion fragments with published results for Solenopsis fire ants (Chen & Fadamiro 2009a,b).
solenopsis were collected from chineserose (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis), brought in Integrated Pest Management Laboratory, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, and cultured on H.
Effect of red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta on abundance of corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea, on Maize in Texas.
Foraging behavior of fire ant Solenopsis saevissima (Smith) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in Felis catus Linnaeus (Carnivora, Felidae) carcass.
The non-indigenous ant, Solenopsis invicta, reduces loggerhead shrike and native insect abundance, J.
Colony growth and the ontogeny of worker polymorphism in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta.
Wetterer (2010) y Dubois (1986) mencionan que Monomoriumfloricola, Solenopsis geminata y Tapinoma minutum, son enlistadas como depredadores de huevos de Lepidopteros nativos, causando reduccion de las poblaciones.
In this study, on land with young stands, ants Solenopsis are more dominant in community structure.
Insects of the order hymenoptera, members of the genus solenopsis namely Sinvicta, S.
La especie mas abundante entre las hormigas fue Solenopsis geminata, mientras que Megacephala sobrina fue la especie mos abundante de Carabidae.