Exotic Pest Reporting
European imported fire ant
European imported fire ant (Myrmica rubra) is an insect pest. It is a native of Europe and Northern Asia and was first detected in Massachusetts in 1908.
This stinging ant species is considered to be a potential health and ecological risk to the U.S.
02/15/2018 - Keeping tabs on invasive insects in Kamloops
05/07/2015 - Invasive ants are extreme excavators - BBC News