Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/5/2007
Publication Date: 8/1/2007
Citation: Chen, J. 2007. Aspects of Excretion of Red Imported Fire Ants. Imported Fire Ants Conference. Meeting Abstract. Interpretive Summary:
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.