The Brachymyrmex patagonicus ant species is an urban pest in the US which was recently discovered in Hong Kong. Photo: HKU The Brachymyrmex patagonicus ant species is an urban pest in the US which was recently discovered in Hong Kong. Photo: HKU
The Brachymyrmex patagonicus ant species is an urban pest in the US which was recently discovered in Hong Kong. Photo: HKU
Conservation

New ant discovered in Hong Kong named after Lantau Island, but another species may get you antsy

  • Researchers say 10 non-native ant types could have been brought in by trade and insufficient cargo-cleansing measures
  • Major pest from South America found in Hung Hom area

Topic |   Conservation
The Brachymyrmex patagonicus ant species is an urban pest in the US which was recently discovered in Hong Kong. Photo: HKU The Brachymyrmex patagonicus ant species is an urban pest in the US which was recently discovered in Hong Kong. Photo: HKU
The Brachymyrmex patagonicus ant species is an urban pest in the US which was recently discovered in Hong Kong. Photo: HKU
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