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Crazy Ants

Tawny crazy ant workers interact with their brood. Photo: Dr. Blake Layton

Mississippi State team monitors tawny crazy ants

October 24, 2017 By
The tawny crazy ant is a non-native ant species that also has been found in Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Read more»
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Photo: Dugas Pest Control

The tawny crazy ant awakens (in Louisiana)

April 27, 2016 By
“Your focus determines your reality,” as Dugas Pest Control learned firsthand. Daniel Hill, service supervisor of Dugas Pest Control, Baton Rouge, La., had been expecting the call for years: An invasive species of ant discovered in Texas was on the... Read more»
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Photo: Anita Schwartz

PMP strikes back, ousts 30 harvester ant nests in 30 days

April 18, 2016 By
May the Schwartz be with them. It happens to pest management professionals (PMPs) all the time: A customer calls and says he has ants all over the place, but when PMPs arrive at the properties, they often find only a... Read more»
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headshot: Stoy Hedges

Terminix: Ants

October 13, 2013 By
Three kinds of animals fight battles in formations: humans, crows and ants. Perhaps that’s why various species of pest ants still hold the title as the No. 1 invader of homes and businesses. Carpenter, Argentine, fire and pavement ants remain... Read more»
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FMC Professional Solutions: Ants

October 13, 2013 By
Tawny crazy ants (Nylanderia fulva), named for their golden-brown or reddish-brown color and erratic movements, are a new invasive ant species that has become a significant problem in Florida, Texas and other Southern states during the past few years. In... Read more»
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BASF to Host Rasberry Crazy Ant Seminar

June 2, 2010 By
Event to be held at Hilton Houston Hobby Airport on June 24   ST. LOUIS, Mo. — BASF Pest Control Solutions is conducting a free seminar for pest management professionals (PMPs) on Rasberry Crazy Ants and the important issues relating to... Read more»
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Caribbean, brown, hairy, Rasberry crazy ant

December 9, 2009 By
By: Faith Oi Whether you call this ant the Caribbean, brown, hairy, Rasberry crazy ant or Paratrechina pubens or P. near pubens, it is a pest control challenge as yet another seemingly invasive ant hits our market. This ant seems to be distributed from Florida... Read more»
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Pest Spotlight: Caribbean Crazy Ant

February 2, 2008 By
By: Gerry Wegner Ph.D.  The so-called Caribbean crazy ant is yet another nuisance ant species to flourish in Florida and possibly Texas. This relative of the definitive crazy ant, Paratrechina longicornis, shares its relative’s quick, erratic foraging and trailing behavior and is similar... Read more»