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Solenopsis richteri
(Formicidae)

 
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Species description or overview

Solenopsis richteri description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Solenopsis richteri as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

Solenopsis richteri information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Solenopsis richteri, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.


Impacts

Solenopsis richteri impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Solenopsis richteri as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Prevention

Change in Quarantine Action Policy for Ants Intercepted from Commodities Destined to the State of Hawaii
A policy change regarding quarantine action for ants intercepted from commodities in Hawaii is detailed here. The revised policy went into effect 10 April 2002.


Control methods

Fire Ants in Southern Lawns View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This 16 page documents includes general information, a detailed distribution map for the United States, and an in-depth discussion on control methods.

NATURAL PEST CONTROL FOR HOME GARDENS & LAWNS, Vol. I, #7
A description of the fire ant problem and information on the damage caused and treatments for this imported pest is available here.

The Best Control of Fire Ants
This in-depth site feature information on the species identification, life cycle, control, stings, and more.

The Best Control of Fire Ants in PDF format View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This in-depth site feature information on the species identification, life cycle, control, stings, and more.

Solenopsis richteri management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Solenopsis richteri as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Distribution

Solenopsis richteri worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Solenopsis richteri is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Experts

Solenopsis richteri contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Solenopsis richteri as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Discussion forums

Pacific Ant Group e-mail list (PAG-L@HAWAII.EDU)
The Pacific Ant Group discussion forum facilitates communication toward preventing establishment of Red Imported fire ant and other invasive ants on Pacific islands.


Other resources

Solenopsis richteri references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Solenopsis richteri as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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