Invasive fire ants alter behavior and morphology of native lizards.

  title={Invasive fire ants alter behavior and morphology of native lizards.},
  author={Tracy Langkilde},
  volume={90 1},
Nonnative species introductions are becoming more common, but long-term consequences of the novel pressures imposed by invaders on native species remain poorly known. The red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, is an invasive species with potential global impact. Comparison of lizards across the invasive range within the United States reveals novel antipredator strategies and altered morphologies that mitigate potentially lethal attack by these ants, within 70 years of their introduction… 

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