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Global Invasion History of the Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta
Argentine fire ants have spread around the world from a population that was first established a century ago in North America. The fire ant Solenopsis invicta is a significant pest that wasExpand
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Social parasitism in fire ants (Solenopsis spp.): a potential mechanism for interspecies transfer of Wolbachia
One possible mechanism for interspecific transfer of Wolbachia is through the intimate contact between parasites and their hosts. We surveyed 10 species of fly parasitoids (Pseudacteon spp.) and oneExpand
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Distribution and Abundance of Fire Ant Decapitating Flies (Diptera: Phoridae: Pseudacteon) in Three Regions of Southern South America
Abstract The distribution and abundance of fire ant decapitating flies (Diptera: Phoridae: Pseudacteon Coquillett) were studied in three regions of southern South America, primarily from SeptemberExpand
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Phenology, distribution, and host specificity of Solenopsis invicta virus-1.
Studies were conducted to examine the phenology, geographic distribution, and host specificity of the Solenopsis invicta virus-1 (SINV-1). Two genotypes examined, SINV-1 and -1A, exhibited similarExpand
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Activity Patterns and Parasitism Rates of Fire Ant-Decapitating Flies (Diptera: Phoridae: Pseudacteon spp.) in Their Native Argentina
Abstract This work describes the annual and daily activity patterns of two parasitoid fly communities of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in their native range in Argentina.Expand
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Ground Ant Diversity (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Iberá Nature Reserve, the Largest Wetland of Argentina
ABSTRACT The Iberá Nature Reserve in northeastern Argentina protects one of the largest freshwater wetlands and reservoirs of species in South America. However, key invertebrate groups such as theExpand
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Field studies of the parasitic ant Solenopsis daguerrei (Hymenoptera : Formicidae) on fire ants in Argentina
The workerless parasitic ant Solenopsis daguerrei (Santschi) has been considered a potential candidate for biological control of imported fire ants in the United States since the 1970s. We estimatedExpand
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Fire Ants (Solenopsis spp.) and Their Natural Enemies in Southern South America
We review the fire ant research conducted by the ARS-South American Biological Control Laboratory (SABCL) since 1987 to find a complex of natural enemies in southern South America and evaluate theirExpand
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Supercolonial structure of invasive populations of the tawny crazy ant Nylanderia fulva in the US
BackgroundSocial insects are among the most serious invasive pests in the world, particularly successful at monopolizing environmental resources to outcompete native species and achieve ecologicalExpand
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Distribution, abundance and persistence of species of Orasema (Hym: Eucharitidae) parasitic on fire ants in South America
Parasitoid wasps of the genus Orasema Cameron have been considered as potential candidates for biological control of imported fire ants in the United States. Surveys were conducted for theirExpand
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