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2013-10-24 12:27:39

Terminix Reports Increased Swarms in Gulf Coast States MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ants have long been America's biggest nuisance pest, but a particular species is wreaking havoc for property owners across the South. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110824/CL56999LOGO ) The tawny crazy ant - known for its quick and erratic movements - could very well be the most challenging of any ant species to control, according to pest management professionals. That's because...

Rasberry Crazy Ants Get Scientific Name Recognition
2012-09-21 09:04:47

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ten years is a long time to not have a name. The ℠Rasberry Crazy Ant´, so called for their propensity to swarm in seemingly random, quick moving circles, was first noticed in the South Texas area over a decade ago by Tom Rasberry, a local exterminator who took an immediate interest in this rarely-before-seen invader. Rasberry knew very early on through his attempts to eradicate entire colonies that the infestation would...

2009-09-16 06:11:33

San Antonio is trying to deal with a tiny invader that can cause big problems, the crazy ant. A few colonies of crazy ants have been found in one section of the city, the San Antonio Express News reports. They probably arrived from Houston, where they have been established for about 10 years, possibly brought in on plants. Unlike fire ants, crazy ants do not bite or sting, experts say. What they do is multiply to the point where their colonies have millions or billions of ants. They...