oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A survey of the Argentine ant, Iridomyrmex humilis (Mayr), (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in South African fynbos

Volume 52, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



The Argentine ant, lridomyrmex humilis, was found to have spread into the fynbos, the heath-like shrub vegetation of the south-western part of South Africa. This survey has shown that the presence of this ant is associated with disturbance by man. Remote areas were still free from it.

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