Anoplolepis gracilipes (F. Smith, 1857),

Cedric A. Collingwood, Donat Agosti, Mostafa R. Sharaf & Antonius van Harten, 2011, Order Hymenoptera, family Formicidae, Arthropod fauna of the UAE 4, pp. 1-70: 44

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Anoplolepis gracilipes (F. Smith, 1857)


Anoplolepis gracilipes (F. Smith, 1857) 

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Specimens examined: Al-Wathba Wetland Reserve, 14.iii.2005, CAC.

Distribution: An African species, the ‘yellow crazy ant’ has been introduced into Australia and the Pacific Islands, causing a considerable loss of local biodiversity. New to the UAE.