Argentine ant

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Argentine ant

n.
A small brown ant (Linepithema humile) native to South America that is a household and agricultural pest in many parts of the world, including California and the southeast United States.
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Nicolas Kusnezov, a pioneer myrmecologist in the studies of Argentinean ant fauna.
County officials speculate that common Argentinean ants at nearby mounds may have killed off a small population of red imported fire ants, but they won't know for sure until the temperatures warm up and ants start coming out of their mounds again.