Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Monomorium destructor, la hormiga de Singapur, detectada y detenida en el puerto de Barcelona (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)

Xavier Espadaler

Resum


Monomorium destructor, the Singapore ant, was detected —and stopped— in a container at the Barcelona (Spain) harbour, within produce originating from South Korea. Product was returned to the origin and the unload area and warehouse were fumigated. This invasive ant may be of some concern in Mediterranean climates as is known to cause damage in a diverse array of goods.

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