Posts Tagged: RIFA
The red imported fire ant, or RIFA for short, is no ordinary red ant. This invasive pest lives up to its name, delivering a sting that causes a burning sensation when its venom is injected into the skin. People sometimes confuse RIFA with the native...
White pustules from red imported fire ant sting. (Credit: Texas Agricultural Extension Service)
Southern fire ant fire ant worker with red head and thorax and dark abdomen. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)