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Tawny Crazy Ants


Integrated Pest Management (IPM) of the Tawny Crazy Ant, Nylanderia fulva (Mayr)

IN889/ENY-2006 by Faith Oi, Dawn Calibeo, John Paige III, and Michael BentleyJune 26, 2023A UF/IFAS numbered publication. in support of UF/IFAS Extension program: Integrated Pest Management

Tawny Crazy Ant

IN1076/SP486D by S. K. Hill, R. W. Baldwin, R. M. Pereira, and P. G. KoehlerFebruary 7, 2022As of 2012, tawny crazy ants have invaded 24 counties in Florida, parts of southeast Texas, and other areas of the southeastern U.S. The tawny crazy ant is considered a series pest. This species infests buildings and greenhouses, attacks crops, domestic animals, honeybee hives, displaces native ant species, and disrupts electrical equipment. This fact sheet covers the tawny crazy ant’s distribution, description, colonies, feeding habits, and pest status and control.

Tawny Crazy Ant (previously known as Caribbean crazy ant) Nylanderia (formerly Paratrechina) fulva (Mayr) (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae)

IN1071/EENY610 by Shweta Sharma, John Warner, and Rudolph H. ScheffrahnSeptember 20, 2021The Featured Creatures collection provides in-depth profiles of insects, nematodes, arachnids and other organisms relevant to Florida. These profiles are intended for the use of interested laypersons with some knowledge of biology as well as academic audiences.

Tawny Crazy Ant-Vaders

IN942/ENY-2027 by Stephanie Hill, Jodi Scott, Dawn Calibeo, and Rebecca BaldwinNovember 6, 2020

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