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General morphology and ultrastructure of the venom apparatus and convoluted gland of the fire ant, Solenopsis saevissima.
2012) reported the insecticidal activity of the essential oil of Piper aduncum, Piper marginatum, Piper divaricatum and Piper callosum against the ant Solenopsis saevissima and detected various compounds by Gas Chromatography coupled with Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) that were previously known as having insecticidal activity.
The carcass was fragmented in sparsely distributed pieces, and ants of the Solenopsis saevissima (Smith) species nested on the two biggest pieces, agreeing with the behaviors recorded by Maciel et al.
These two species, members of a large group of ants native to South America included in the Solenopsis saevissima species complex (Trager 1991), apparently are parapatric and do not hybridize extensively in their native habitats (Ross and Trager 1990).
Food habits of Solenopsis saevissima richteri Forel.
Based on preliminary studies, the researchers believe the fire ant species in Envira is Solenopsis saevissima, commonly found in South America, and a sister species of S.
Ricks & Vinson (1970) found that Solenopsis saevissima richteri Forel (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and S.
Fire-Ants of the Solenopsis saevissima species-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) nesting in parks in the city of Sao Paulo: identification based on mtDNA sequences and morphological characters.
Partition of space among colonies of the fire ant Solenopsis saevissima.
In Brazil, a wide variety of such pests attack the okra plant, the most damaging being the Aphis gossypii (Glover), Smynthurodes betae (Westwood), Empoasca kraemeri (Ross & Moore) and Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) biotype B (Hemiptera); Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel) and Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) (Lepidoptera); Eutinobothrus brasiliensis (Hambleton) and Allocolaspis brunnea (Jacoby) (Coleoptera); Frankliniella schultzei (Trybom) (Thysanoptera); Solenopsis saevissima (F.