‘Crazy ants’ invade southeastern U.S., displacing native species

Ants invade the southeastern U.S.

‘Crazy ants’ invade southeastern U.S., displacing native species

Science Recorder | Delila James | Friday, May 17, 2013

Invading Tawny “crazy ants” from South America are displacing native fire ants across the southeastern United States and could have a dramatic impact on the region’s ecosystem, according to a new study. Native to northern Argentina and southern Brazil, the tawny crazy ant (Nylanderia fulva) was formally identified in 2012... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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