Aggressive Interactions Between Solenopsis invicta and Linepithema humile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Under Laboratory Conditions

@inproceedings{Kabashima2007AggressiveIB,
  title={Aggressive Interactions Between Solenopsis invicta and Linepithema humile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Under Laboratory Conditions},
  author={John N. Kabashima and Les Greenberg and Michael K Rust and Timothy D. Paine},
  booktitle={Journal of Economic Entomology},
  year={2007}
}
Abstract The Argentine ant, Linepithema humile (Mayr), and the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren, are natural agonists in their country of origin. Since the first report of L. humile in California in 1907 its range expanded statewide, displacing native ant species wherever it spread. Since the discovery of established populations of S. invicta in southern California in 1998, it has been restricted to discrete areas of southern California. However, as these discrete populations… 

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