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Species Solenopsis richteri - Black Imported Fire Ant

Solenopsis richteri Solenopsis richteri  - Solenopsis richteri Solenopsis richteri Solenopsis richteri Solenopsis richteri - female Solenopsis richteri - male - female Solenopsis richteri - male - female Solenopsis richteri
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Myrmicinae
Tribe Solenopsidini
Genus Solenopsis (Fire Ants and Thief Ants)
No Taxon (Fire Ants)
Species richteri (Black Imported Fire Ant)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Solenopsis richteri Forel
Remarks
Introduced from South America, probably Argentina, sometime near 1918.
A hybrid of this and S. invicta (also introduced) is becoming very common and displacing this species.
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