Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 13

January 2014 Pest of the Month

Little Fire Ant – Queen and worker ant

Pest of the Month Update – Little Fire Ant (LFA), Wasmannia auropunctata.  The Hawaii Department of Agriculture has confirmed that the LFA has spread from Big Island to Maui and Oahu. http://www.kitv.com/news/hawaii/agriculture-officials-confirm-spread-of-fire-ant-to-oahu-maui/-/8905354/23720066/-/15huymlz/-/index.html http://hdoa.hawaii.gov/blog/main/lfaonhapuu/ Hosts: LFA are found both on the ground and in vegetation. They climb onto plants of all sizes, including trees, but they …

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