Iridomyrmex humilis, Western Australia
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IN November, 1954, was commenced one of the most ambitious insect control schemes ever launched in Australia.
The pest concerned was the Argentine ant (Iridomvrmex humilis) and the authorised expenditure was at the rate of £105,000 per annum for five years.
Jenkins, Clee Francis Howard
"The Argentine ant in Western Australia,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 2:
8, Article 23.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol2/iss8/23