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Brown Ant - Unidentified  Australia,Geotagged,Red imported fire ant,Solenopsis invicta,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

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The red imported fire ant, also known as the fire ant or RIFA, is a species of ant native to South America. A member of the genus ''Solenopsis'' in the subfamily Myrmicinae, it was described by Swiss entomologist Felix Santschi as a variant in 1916. Its current name ''invicta'' was given to the ant in 1972 as a separate species.

Species identified by Thuvarakan
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By Calbost Niel

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Uploaded May 3, 2021. Captured Jan 15, 2021 09:00 in 200W-201W Great Western Hwy, Hazelbrook NSW 2779, Australia.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/14.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO160
  • 60mm