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 Southern fire ant (Solenopsis xyloni)

Southern fire ant | Solenopsis xyloni photo
Profile view of ant Solenopsis xyloni
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Southern fire ant | Solenopsis xyloni photo
Dorsal view of ant Solenopsis xyloni
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Southern fire ant | Solenopsis xyloni photo
Head view of ant Solenopsis xyloni
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SOUTHERN FIRE ANT FACTS
Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Formicidae
Genus:Solenopsis
Species:xyloni
Common Name:Southern fire ant


Relatives in same Genus
  Fire ant (S. geminata)
  Red imported fire ant (S. invicta)
  Black imported fire ant (S. richteri)





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