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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: REGIONAL INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF IMPORTED FIRE ANT

Location: Biological Control of Pests Research Unit

Title: Aspects of Excretion of Red Imported Fire Ants

Author
item Chen, Jian

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: May 5, 2007
Publication Date: August 1, 2007
Citation: Chen, J. 2007. Aspects of Excretion of Red Imported Fire Ants. Imported Fire Ants Conference. Meeting Abstract.

Technical Abstract: Excretory products were determined for larvae and workers of red imported fire ants. Solenopsis invicta Buren. In addition to uric acid, S. invicta larvae and workers excrete urea, glycerol, phosphoric acid, and a series of amino acids and organic acids.

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