Solenopsis xyloni (Southern Fire Ant)

Solenopsis xyloni queen and minor workers. Solenopsis xyloni is quite variable in color. They come in black, red, and red and black. This nest had multiple queens present - something that I have read is correlated with the darker color in Solenopsis.
Solenopsis xyloni queen and minor workers. Solenopsis xyloni is quite variable in color. They come in black, red, and red and black. This nest had multiple queens present - something that I have read is correlated with the darker color in Solenopsis.