How long can a fire ant live for?
about three months
Fire ants are a variety of stinging ants of genus Solenopsis with over 280 species worldwide. However you are probably asking about the red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta), or simply RIFA. The red imported fire ant is native to South America, but it has become a pest in the southern United States and movement of human goods has transported the ant round the word so that it now also occurs in Australia, Taiwan, Philippines…
yes , because red ants sting and have the same color as fire ants. they both also make ant hills in the desert and when someone or an animal falls and trips to the ant hill , the red ants or "fire ants " attack the source of the contraption of the damage and therfore yes a red ant is also called a fire ant