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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(Characterization of 24 microsatellite markers in 11 species of fire ants in the genus Solenopsis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
Extensive field and laboratory studies with 10 of these South American flies have shown that they were all highly host-specific and only able to parasitize fire ants in the genus Solenopsis (Porter & Gilbert 2004).
Among them, genus Solenopsis and Brachymyrmex were more frequent and represented 78.3% of ant frequency.
Ant genus Solenopsis (fire ant) is a comprehensive invasive species that have widely distributed in disturbed habitats [13].