Exotic Texas Ant, Paratrechina sp. Near Pubens


Subject:
Insects & Arachnids , Ants

Description:
Fact sheet about an invasive ant that "has yet to be identified to species due to confusion regarding the taxonomy of the genus. Therefore, this ant is referred to as Paratrechina sp. nr. pubens. ... [I]n Texas, more specifically in the Houston area, the common name often referenced is the crazy raspberry ant." Discusses biology, distribution, management, and concerns with the ants shorting out electrical apparatuses. From the Texas A&M University Department of Entomology.

Publisher:
Texas A&M University Department of Entomology

Language:
English

Source:
http://urbanentomology.tamu.edu/ants/exotic_tx.cfm


PID= res:lii-26146