crazy ant

noun

Definition of crazy ant

: any of various related ants that move in a quick, erratic manner and tend to be invasive pests: such as
a : a dark brown to blackish ant (Paratrechina longicornis) of tropical and subtropical regions that often forages long distances from the nest
b : a golden- to reddish-brown South American ant (Nylanderia fulva) that typically forms large colonies

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“Crazy ant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crazy%20ant. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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