The Tawny crazy ant is a highly invasive species from South America. It was introduced into port cities in Florida and Texas. It was detected in Albany, GA, in August 2013 and in Camden and Glynn counties in Georgia in August 2014. The ant somewhat resembles the invasive Argentine ant. This circular is meant to help homeowners and pest management professionals identify the Tawny crazy ant and differentiate it from the Argentine ant (also known as 'sugar ants').

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Published on Mar 19, 2015

Dan Suiter Extension Entomologist, Entomology
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