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Contact: Daniel Oppenheimer
daniel.oppenheimer@utexas.edu
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University of Texas at Austin

Crazy Ant (Nylanderia fulva) Drawing

Caption: Tawny crazy ants were first discovered in the US in 2002 by a pest control operator in a suburb of Houston, and have since established populations in 21 counties in Texas, 20 counties in Florida, and a few sites in southern Mississippi and southern Louisiana.

Credit: By Joe MacGown, Mississippi Entomological Museum

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Related news release: Invasive crazy ants are displacing fire ants in areas throughout southeastern US


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