Exotic Pest Reporting
Fire ant (Solenopsis geminata) is an insect pest. It is a native of South America and was first detected in Alabama in the 1930's.
A human health hazard due to its aggressive behavior.
07/24/2017 - Venomous fire ant invasion spreads to Kyushu region
05/07/2015 - Invasive ants are extreme excavators - BBC News
08/25/2014 - Fire Ants Are In The Middle Of A Turf War
03/14/2014 - Senators approve fire ant funding
03/12/2014 - Plan calls for dogs to sniff out invasive species
03/03/2014 - BBC Nature - Rare songbird faces fire ant threat
02/17/2014 - Fire Ant Mounds in Soybean Fields | UT Crops News
01/03/2014 - Little fire ant spreads to Maui, Oahu