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Abedrabbo, S. 1994. Control of the Little Fire Ant, Wasmannia auropunctata, on Santa Fe Island in the Galapagos Islands. Pages 63-72 in D. F. Williams, editor. Exotic Ants.  Biology impact and control of introduced species. Westview Press, Boulder Colorado.

Achury, R., P. Chacon de Ulloa, and R. Archila. 2011. Effects of the heterogeneity of the landscape and the abundance of Wasmannia auropunctata on ground ant assemblages in a Colombian tropical dry forest. Psyche 2012:1-12.

Achury, R., P. Chacon de Ulloa, and A. Arcila. 2008. Ant composition and competitive interactions with Wasmannia auropunctata in tropical dry forest fragments. Revista Colombiana de Entomología 34:209-216.

Antony, G. 2006. Wasmannia auropunctata (electric ant) Draft Initial Economic Impact Assessment. Department of Primary Industries, Australia.

Armbreght, I. 2003. The Little Fire Ant Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) as a diversity indicator of ants in tropical dry forest fragments of Colombia. Environmental Entomology 32:542-547.

Ayre, G. L. 1979. Exotic ants in Winnipeg. Manitoba Entomologist 11:41-44.

Baert, L., K. Desender, and J. P. Maelfait. 1991. Spider Communities of Isla Santa Cruz (Galapagos, Ecuador). Journal of Biogeography 18:333-340.

Banks, W. A., L. R. Miles, and D. P. Harlan. 1983. The effects of insect growth regulators and their potential as control agents for imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Florida Entomologist 66:172-181.

Barr, C. L. and R. L. Best. 1999. Spinosad Bait Rate and Formulation Study.

Battany, M. n.d. Construction of Ant Bait Stations. Page 2. University of California Cooperative Extension.

Beavan, A., J. McWilliam, E. van Strydonck, N. Rumboll, and J. Beynon. 2008. Impact of the invasive little red fire ant Wasmannia auropunctata on the Herpetofauna of the West African rainforest., James Rennie Bequest; University of Edinburgh.

Bertelsmeier, C., A. Avril, O. Blight, A. Confais, L. Diez, H. Jourdan, J. Orivel, N. Saint Germes, and F. Courchamp. 2015. Different behavioural strategies among seven highly invasive ant species. Biological Invasions.

Bisson, P. A. 2002. Invasive Species in a Changing World. Restoration Ecology:603- 605.

Booth, K. and D. Manpreet. 2008. Red Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis invicta): A review of the literature regarding the determination of colony age. Centre for Biodiversity and Biosecurity, University of Auckland, Auckland New Zealand.

Bossin, H. and E. Padovani. 2010. Audit des actions menees depuis 2006 en matiere de lutte contre la Petite Fourmi de Feu Wasmannia auropunctata sur lile de Tahiti. Institut Lois Malarde.

Briano, J., D. F. Williams, D. H. Oi, and L. R. Davis. 2002. Field host range of the fire ant pathogens Thelohania solenopsae (Microsporida: Thelohaniidae) and Vairimorpha invictae (Microsporida: Burenellidae) in South America. Biological Control 24:98-102.

Brooks, S. and J. C. Nickerson. 2008. Little Fire Ant, Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger) (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae). University of Florida IFAS Extension. report EENY139, Miami.

Buczkowski, G. and G. W. Bennett. 2008. Detrimental Effects of Highly Efficient Interference Competition: Invasive Argentine Ants Outcompete Native Ants at Toxic Baits. Environmental Entomology 37:741-747.

Cabral, S. K., Hara, A.H., Aoki, K.I. 2012. Efficacy of Hydramethylnon, Indoxacarb, and Methoprene Baits against the Little Fire Ant Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proceedings of the 2012 Imported Fire Ant Conference:80-84.

Cabral, S. K., Hara, A.H., Niino-DuPonte R. 2011. Knock down and residual efficacy of contact insecticides against the Little Fire Ant, Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger) ( Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proceedings of the 2011 Imported Fire Ant Conference:43-46.

Calcaterra, L. A., C. Coulin, J. A. Briano, and P. A. Follet. 2012. Acute exposure to low-dose radiation disrupts reproduction and shortens survival of Wasmannia auropunctata (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) queens. Journal of Economic Entomology 105:817-822.

Causton, C. E., C. R. Sevilla, and S. D. Porter. 2005. Eradication of the Little Fire Ant Wasmannia auropunctata, (Hymeoptera: Formicidae) from Marchena Island, Galapagos: on the edge of success? The Florida Entomologist 88:159-168.

Chen, Y. 2008. Global potential distribution of an invasive species, the yellow crazy ant (Anoplolepis gracilipes) under climate change. Integrative Zoology 3.

Chong, K. F. and L. C.Y. 2009. Evaluation of liquid baits against field populations of the Longlegged Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 102:1586-1590.


Clark, D. B., C. Guayasamin, O. Pazamino, C. Donoso, and Y. Paez de Villacis. 1982. The tramp ant Wasmannia auropunctata:  Autoecology and effect on ant diversity and distribution on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos. Biotropica 14:196-207.


Collins, H. L. and M. A. Callcott. 1981. Fipronil: An ultra low-dose bait toxicant for control of Red Imported Fire Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Florida Entomologist 81:407-415.


Conant, P. and C. Hirayama. 2000. Wasmannia auropunctata (Hymenoptera:Formicidae): established on the Island of Hawaii. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 64:21-22.


Cooper, M. L., K. M. Daane, E. H. Nelson, L. G. Varela, M. C. Battany, T. N.D., and M. K. Rust. 2008. Liquid baits control Argentine ants sustainably in coastal vineyards. California Agriculture 62:177-183.


Csondes, A. 2004. Environmental Fate of Methoprene. Sacramento, CA.


Cuezzo, F., L. A. Calcaterra, L. Chifflet, and P. A. Follet. 2015. Wasmannia Forel (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) in Argentina: systematics and distribution. Sociobiology 62:246-265.


de Souza, A. L. B., J. H. C. Delabie, and H. G. Fowler. 1998. Wasmannia spp. (Hym. Formicidae) and insect damages to cocoa in Brazilian farms. Journal of Applied Entomology 122:339-341.

de Souza, A. L. B., C. S. F. Mariano, J. Delabie, S. G. Pompolo, and J. E. Serrao. 2011. Cytogenetic studies on workers of the neotropical ant Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger 1863) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Ann. soc. entomol. Fr. 47:510-513.


Delabie, J. 1988a. Ocorrencia de Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger, 1863) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) em cacauais na Bahia, Brasil. Revista Theobroma 18:29-37.


Delabie, J. H. C. 1988b. Occurence of Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger, 1863) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae, Myrmicinae) in cacao plantations in Bahia, Brazil.


Delabie, J. H. C. 1989. Preliminary evaluation of an alternative technique for the control of the little fire ant Wasmannia auropunctata in cacao plantations. Agrotropica 1:75-78.


Delabie, J. H. C. 1990. The ant problems of cocoa farms in Brazil. Pages 556-569 in R. K. Vander Meer, K. Jaffe, and A. Cedeno, editors. Applied myrmecology: A world perspective. Westview Press.


Delabie, J. H. C. 1995. Community structure of house-infesting ants (Hymeoptera: Formicidae) in southern Bahia, Brazil. Florida Entomologist 78:264-270.


Delabie, J. H. C. and I. M. Cazorla. 1991. Damages caused by Planococcus citri Risso (Homoptera pseudococcidae) to the production of cocoa tree. Agrotropica 3:53-57.


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Drees, B. M., H. L. Collins, D. F. Williams, and A. Bhatkar. 2002. Considerations for planning, implementing and evaluating a spot-eradication program for imported fire ants. Page 4  Fire Ant Fact Sheet #30. Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.  USA.


Eller, F. J., T. Fezza, L. A. Carvalho, E. B. Jang, and D. E. Palmquist. 2015. Field test for repellency of cedarwood oil and cedrol to Little Fire Ants. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 47:71-77.


Errard, C., J. Delabie, H. Jourdan, and A. Hefetz. 2005. Intercontinental chemical variation in the invasive ant Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger) (Hymenoptera Formicidae): a key to the invasive success of a tramp species. Naturwissenschaften 92:319-323.


Fabres, G. and W. Brown jnr. 1978. The recent introduction of the pest ant Wasmannia auropunctata into New Caledonia. Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 17:139-142.


Fasi, J. 2009. Quantifying the dominance of Little Fire Ant (Wasmannia auropunctata) and its effect on crops in the Solomon Islands. University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji.


Fasi, J., G. Brodie, and C. Vanderwoude. 2013. Increases in crop pests caused by Wasmannia auropunctata in Solomon Islands subsistence gardens. Journal of Applied Entomology 137:580-588.


Feener, D. H. 2005. Burning ambitions : the science and politics of fire ant control. Ecology 86:1958- 1959.


Feitosa, R. M. 2007. Aggregation and adult transportation in disturbed colonies of Wasmannia auropunctata Roger (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Insectes Sociaux 54:200-201.


Fernald, H. T. 1947. The Little Fire Ant as a house pest. Journal of Economic Entomology 40.


Fernández-Casas, R. 2007. Division of labor in the little fire ant Wasmannia auropuntata. Entomological Society of America, San Diego, USA.


Foucaud, J., A. Estoup, A. Loiseau, O. Rey, and J. Orivel. 2010a. Thelytokous parthenogenesis, male clonality and genetic caste determination in the little fire ant: new evidence and insights from the lab. Heredity 105:205-212.


Foucaud, J., D. Fournier, J. Orivel, J. H. C. Delabie, A. Loiseau, J. Le Breton, G. J. Kergoat, and A. Estoup. 2007. Sex and Clonality in the Little Fire Ant. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24:2465-2473.


Foucaud, J., H. Jourdan, J. Le Breton, A. Loiseau, D. Konghouleux, and A. Estoup. 2006. Rare sexual reproduction events in the clonal reproduction system of introduced populations of the little fire ant. Evolution 60:1646-1657.


Foucaud, J., J. Orivel, D. Fournier, J. Delabie, A. Loiseau, J. L. Breton, P. Cerdans, and A. Estoup. 2009. Reproductive system, social organization, human disturbance and ecological dominance in native populations of the little fire ant, Wasmannia auropunctata. Molecular Ecology 18:5059- 5073.


Foucaud, J., J. Orivel, A. Loiseau, J. H. C. Delabie, H. Jourdan, D. Konghouleux, M. Vonshak, M. Tindo, J. Mercier, D. Fresneau, J. Mikissa, T. McGlynn, A. S. Mikheyev, J. Oettler, and A. Estoup. 2010b. Worldwide invasion by the little fire ant: routes of introduction and eco-evolutionary pathways. Evolutionary Applications:1-13.


Foucaud, J., O. Rey, S. R. L. Crespin, J. Orivel, B. Facon, A. Loiseau, H. Jourdan, M. Kenne, P. S. M. Masse, M. Tindo, M. Vonshak, . , and A. Estoup. 2013. Thermotolerance adaptation to human-modified habitats occurs in the native range of the invasive ant Wasmannia auropunctata before long-distance dispersal. Evolutionary Applications 6:721-734.


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Fournier, D., J. Foucaud, A. Loiseau, S. Cros-Arteil, H. Jourdan, J. Orivel, J. Le Breton, J. Chazeau, A. De Jean, L. Keller, and A. Estoup. 2005b. Characterization and PCR multiplexing of polymorphic microsatellite loci for the invasive ant Wasmannia auropunctata. Molecular Ecology Notes 5:239-242.


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Gerlach, J. 2004. Impact of the invasive crazy ant Anoplolepis gracilipes on Bird Island, Seychelles. Journal of Insect Conservation 8:15-25.


Gotzek, D., H. J. Axen, A. V. Suarez, C. S.H., and D. D. Shoemaker. 2015. Global invasion history of the tropical fire ant: a stowaway on the first global trade routes. Molecular Ecology 24:374-388.


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Hara, A. H., K. L. Aoki, S. K. Cabral, and R. Y. Niino-Duponte. 2014. Attractiveness of gel, granular, paste, and solid formulations of ant bait insecticides to the Little Fire Ant, Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 46:45-54.


Hara, A. H., Aoki, K.I., Cabral, S. K., Niino-DuPonte, R.Y. 2013. Attractancy of bait insecticides to Little Fire Ant, Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proceedings of the 2013 Imported Fire Ant Conference:26-35.


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