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EENY-195: Red Imported Fire Ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)

Figure 18. Dorsal view of Pseudacteon tricuspis, a parasitic fly that attacks the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren. One of the two species of parasitoid flies from South America, introduced into the southern states to help manage red imported fire ant populations.

Credit: Lyle J. Buss, University of Florida