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Solenopsis fugax, The European Thief Ant
Solenopsis fugax is notable due to being the only member of its genus (Solenopsis) to be native to the British Isles (where it is rare). The ant was first described by...

Can ants swim?
Polyrhachis sokolova is a species of ant able to move across large stretches of water by either running on the surface tension or swimming with its legs below the surface. That...

Solenopsis invicta - Red Imported Fire Ant
Solenopsis invicta is the red imported fire ant. Native to South America, it has become a pest in the southern United States, Australia and...

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