Global Invasion History of the Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta

@article{Ascunce2011GlobalIH,
  title={Global Invasion History of the Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta},
  author={M. Ascunce and C. Yang and J. Oakey and L. Calcaterra and W. Wu and Cheng-Jen Shih and J. Goudet and K. Ross and D. Shoemaker},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={331},
  pages={1066 - 1068}
}
  • M. Ascunce, C. Yang, +6 authors D. Shoemaker
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine, Geography
  • Science
  • 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 was inadvertently introduced into the southern United States almost a century ago and more recently into California and other regions of the world. An assessment of genetic variation at a diverse set of molecular markers in 2144 fire ant colonies from 75 geographic sites worldwide revealed that at least nine… CONTINUE READING

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