Fire Ant - El Fuego

Solenopsis mandibularis

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Identifying Characteristics

  • Copper or red body
  • Large mandibles
  • 2-6 mm
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Suspected Hideouts

Moist areas such as near river beds, swamps, watered lawns, and highway shoulders
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Crimes Committed

  • Biting people
  • Feed on spiders, lizards, frogs, and birds
  • Can ruin electrical equipment
  • Kill newborn animals


  • No longer living in fear
  • Your parks back