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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3 Aggressive Argentinian ants invading our homes and destroying wiring.
I'VE had another sleepless night spawned by the Birmingham Mail's alarmist exclusive about Argentinian ants addicted to electricity invading our homes.
BIRMINGHAM is in the grip of an invasion by Argentinian ants addicted to electricity.