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EENY-410: European Fire Ant, Red Ant (suggested common names), Myrmica rubra Linnaeus (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)

Figure 4. Workers of the European fire ant, Myrmica rubra Linnaeus, gathering and protecting various larval instars after the nest was disturbed.

Credit: H.A. Arevalo, University of Maine