Fire Ants

The Fire ant is the common name for several species of ants in the genus Solenopsis. They are, however, only a minority in the genus, which includes over 200 species of Solenopsis worldwide. Solenopsis are stinging ants and most of their common names reflect this, for example, ginger ants and tropical fire ants. Wikipedia

  • Scientific name: Solenopsis
  • Class: Insecta
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Family: Formicidae
  • Higher classification: Solenopsidini
  • Did you know: Fire ants often attack small animals and can kill them.

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