genus Solenopsis

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Noun1.genus Solenopsis - fire ants
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
fire ant - omnivorous ant of tropical and subtropical America that can inflict a painful sting
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Fire ants of the genus Solenopsis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) are noted for the venomous stings of the workers.
In environments associated to The Middle Parana River floodplain, ants comprises about 90% of their diet, being the genus Solenopsis (Formicidae) their most important prey item (Lopez et al.
Among them, genus Solenopsis and Brachymyrmex were more frequent and represented 78.
Ant genus Solenopsis (fire ant) is a comprehensive invasive species that have widely distributed in disturbed habitats [13].
Insects of the order hymenoptera, members of the genus solenopsis namely Sinvicta, S.