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Information for Alabama Residents

Imported Fire Ants Updated: October 11, 2017

Since 1998, the Alabama Fire Ant Management Program has been releasing decapitating flies, natural enemies of imported fire ants. Thus far, five species of...

Information for Virginia Residents

Imported Fire Ants Updated: September 02, 2015

 In June 2009, the State of Virginia issued a fire ant quarantine for 11 localities in Virginia. Read more about it at Virginia Fire Ant Quarantine. Update...

Information for Tennessee Residents

Imported Fire Ants Updated: September 02, 2015

 Information on the imported fire ants in Tennessee website is very similar to that found on the eXtension site except for the following:

Fire Ants in South Carolina

Imported Fire Ants Updated: September 02, 2015

 Red imported fire ants were first discovered in South Carolina in the 1960's in ornamental nursery plants near Seneca, South Carolina. These initial...

Fire Ants in North Carolina

Imported Fire Ants Updated: September 02, 2015

 North Carolina's red imported fire ant infestation continues to expand, partially as a result of recent mild winters but more recently due to increased...

Information for Texas Residents

Imported Fire Ants Updated: July 28, 2015

In 1997, the Texas Legislature funded the Texas Imported Fire Ant Research and Management Plan through Texas A&M AgriLife Research. This initiative has...

Fire Ants in California

Imported Fire Ants Updated: March 16, 2015

After the initial discovery of red imported fire ants in Orange County and parts of Los Angeles County and Riverside County, California, in October 1998, the...

Regional Information Page Status

Imported Fire Ants Updated: March 16, 2015

If you arrived at this page from our Fire Ant Regional Information Map, it means that although the state you selected does have fire ants, the state does not...

Information for Arkansas Residents

Imported Fire Ants Updated: November 07, 2013

Distribution of Imported Fire Ants in Arkansas Red imported fire ants were first reported in Arkansas in 1958 from Union Co. Currently there are 34 entire...

Regional Information about Fire Ants

Imported Fire Ants Updated: November 07, 2013

Fire ants are found in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico,...

Fire Ants in Mississippi

Imported Fire Ants Updated: November 07, 2013

For more information on imported fire ants in Mississippi please see Mississippi State University's publication, Fire Ants in Mississippi and Mississippi...

Fire Ants in Louisiana

Imported Fire Ants Updated: November 04, 2013

The Louisiana Cooperative Extension program on fire ants is centered around the management of this invasive pest on a community or area-wide management...

Fire Ants in Florida

Imported Fire Ants Updated: November 04, 2013

Two species of fire ants are found in Florida. Most notorious is Solenopsis invicta Buren, the red imported fire ant (RIFA), followed by the much less common...

Information for Oklahoma Residents

Imported Fire Ants Updated: August 23, 2013

Pesticide laws in Oklahoma differ from those of other states because application of insecticides below labeled rates is not allowed. Thus, use of reduced...

Information for International Programs

Imported Fire Ants Updated: August 23, 2012

The red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) originated in South America. It was accidentally introduced into the southern...

Texas Quarantine Map

Imported Fire Ants Updated: June 16, 2008

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