• Venom
  • Workers deliver 0.66 nl of venom when they sting, which amounts to 3.1% of their supply. (wikipedia.org)
  • Older workers deliver less venom when they sting, but middle-aged workers and nest-defenders deliver much higher quantities. (wikipedia.org)
  • A quarter of all victims stung by red imported fire ants are expected to develop sensitivity to the venom, and approximately 6,000 will suffer anaphylaxis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Central
  • 61% of West Texans state they had been stung by the ants before, compared to 90% in central Texas, 89% in east Texas, 86% in the gulf coastal regions, 78% in the south and 72% in the north. (wikipedia.org)