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Red Imported Fire Ants
Solenopsis invicta
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Red Imported Fire Ant
Nest site/characteristics:
• Generally found in warmer climates
• Very aggressiv...
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Red Imported Fire Ant
Nest site/characteristics:
• Nests are easy to spot (found in
sunny, exposed are...
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Red Imported Fire Ant
Nest site/characteristics:
• Nest in areas of exposed soil
• Nests may be found:...
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Red Imported Fire Ant
Feeding preferences
• RIFA are omnivorous, so they will feed on a
wide variety o...
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Red Imported Fire Ant
Control
• One year control achievable with broadcast
treatment with TopChoice
• ...
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Red Imported Fire Ant
Steps to Control
• Use a long injection probe to apply Tempo or
Suspend under hi...
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Red Imported Fire Ant
Identification of Red Imported Fire Ant
• Stinger present; painful stings (red-i...
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How to Treat Red Imported Fire Ants

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Ways & Products to get rid of fire ants from your home, commercial areas and outdoor places. to know more please visit our website http://www.epestsolutions.com/fire-ant-control-products.html

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How to Treat Red Imported Fire Ants

  1. 1. Call 1-888-523-7378Call 1-888-523-7378 Red Imported Fire Ants Solenopsis invicta http://www.epestsolutions.com/© 2012 ePestSolutions. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Call 1-888-523-7378 Red Imported Fire Ant Nest site/characteristics: • Generally found in warmer climates • Very aggressive when threatened • Can cause serious problems: • Agricultural • Medical • Structural http://www.epestsolutions.com/© 2012 ePestSolutions. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. Call 1-888-523-7378 Red Imported Fire Ant Nest site/characteristics: • Nests are easy to spot (found in sunny, exposed areas) • Mounds range from a couple inches to several feet across • Colonies are known to link to form ‘super- colonies’ • Forage in established trails http://www.epestsolutions.com/© 2012 ePestSolutions. All rights reserved.
  4. 4. Call 1-888-523-7378 Red Imported Fire Ant Nest site/characteristics: • Nest in areas of exposed soil • Nests may be found: • Adjacent to walls/slabs • In electrical junction boxes/air conditioners • Gas and water meter boxes http://www.epestsolutions.com/© 2012 ePestSolutions. All rights reserved.
  5. 5. Call 1-888-523-7378 Red Imported Fire Ant Feeding preferences • RIFA are omnivorous, so they will feed on a wide variety of animal and plant matter. http://www.epestsolutions.com/© 2012 ePestSolutions. All rights reserved.
  6. 6. Call 1-888-523-7378 Red Imported Fire Ant Control • One year control achievable with broadcast treatment with TopChoice • Early season (November-February) application is recommended • In-season mounds can be combo-treated with TopChoice and Maxforce Fire Ant Killer Granular Bait or Maxforce Granular Insect Bait http://www.epestsolutions.com/© 2012 ePestSolutions. All rights reserved.
  7. 7. Call 1-888-523-7378 Red Imported Fire Ant Steps to Control • Use a long injection probe to apply Tempo or Suspend under high pressure directly into mounds. • Apply Maxforce Granular Insect Bait around the mound • Place Maxforce Ant Killer Bait Stations at high traffic areas indoors and outdoors http://www.epestsolutions.com/© 2012 ePestSolutions. All rights reserved.
  8. 8. Call 1-888-523-7378 Red Imported Fire Ant Identification of Red Imported Fire Ant • Stinger present; painful stings (red-itchy bump will become present at point of sting) • Reddish brown with darker abdomen • 10-segmented antennae; 2-segmented club • Two node segments • Uneven thorax, no spines, many hairs on entire body • Polymorphic workers, 1/16 – 1/4 inch (2-7mm) long http://www.epestsolutions.com/© 2012 ePestSolutions. All rights reserved.

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