Wasmannia Forel

Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 38

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Wasmannia Forel


Genus Wasmannia Forel 

Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger)  has been recorded occasionally from southern California. Native to the Neotropics, this aggressive species has not become established in California, probably because of climatic unsuitability. It is considered ecologically destructive in other areas where it has successfully invaded. References: Jourdan (1997), Le Breton et al. (2004), Longino and Fernández (2005), Lubin (1984), Ulloa­Chacón and Cherix (1990), Wetterer and Porter (2003).