Tawny Crazy Ant

“Crazy ant” is a common name that can refer to several invasive species found in the southeastern U.S. Their fast and erratic movement makes them appear crazed. This article will focus on the tawny crazy ant (TCA), as they are a large threat to Mississippi.
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Imported Fire Ant

The imported fire ant is just that: an ant, imported from South America, with a sting that feels like fire! Why is that such a problem? Because these ants are aggressive and have a painful sting that causes mild to severe allergic reactions in most people, and they like to live in areas where humans and farm animals spend time.
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