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Fire Ant
Information
Common Name Solenopsis invicta, Solenopsis geminata and many more species in the genus Solenopsis
Range North and South America
Estimated Population Trillions
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Hymenoptera
Family Formicidae
Genus Myrmicinae
Species Solenopsis spp.

The Fire Ant is not a normal ant with a burning sting which can make a tiger woozy and like every ant have extremely developed team-work

Appearance[]

They are extremely small which makes the sting even more impressive, they are about the size of 5 mm.

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Fire Ant

Behavior[]

Ants are very sociable and can communicate easily and the Fire Ant has another aspect about it in which it stings anything that moves which means they are very hostile.

Diet[]

Fire Ants will eat anything which is within reach and will even eat a human corpse if needed

Lifespan[]

Queens can live up to 7 years but workers live for 2-4 weeks

Gallery[]


Facts[]

  • Fire ants can float on water and some have been seen diving with air bubbles on their heads.
  • Most fire ants are highly invasive, being found in places like the Philippines and Africa, o'u't of their native range
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