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Any of several ants of the genus Solenopsis, especially S. geminata or S. saevissima of the southern United States and tropical America, that build large mounds and can inflict a painful sting.

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What is the scientific name for the fire ant?

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Do fire ants sting or bite?

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Who are fire ants?

Fire ants are insects that have a venomous bite. If humans are bitten, there is a massive burning sensation on the affected area, similar to a burn from fire. This is where the fire ant gets its name.


Are red ants the same as fire ants?

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Why are fire ants called fire ants?

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Are there fire ants in New York?

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What is the difference between ants and fire ants?

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What fire ants eats?

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Fire ants have a tendency to bite people.


How many legs do fire ants have?

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Where do fire ants get there name from?

Their stings burn like a fierce flame


Common name and scientific name of ants?

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What was Adam's Ants real name?

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Is a fire ant a reptile?

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