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Linepithema humile

Linepithema humile

Argentine ants (Linepithema humile), an aggressive pest species introduced by human commerce to California, attack a native Pogonomyrmex harvester ant. Native ants in many places around the world have disappeared in areas invaded by Argentine ants. Davis, California, USA

Linepithema humileLinepthemaIridomyrmex humilisDolichoderinaeFormicidaeHymenopteraIntroduced speciesantsinsectsinsectinvasive speciesinvasive antspest antspestsexotic antstramp antsbiological invasionnonnative antsecologyentomologyants fightingfightPogonomyrmex subdentatus