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◆On September 26, 2019, specific foreign living thing "dirt Cami ant" was confirmed at Shimizu Port Xinxing Tsu Wharf.◆
 
 Secondary to discovery of dirt Cami ant in the master of Shimizu Port sleeve first Wharf of September 20, two dirt Cami ants (the death individual) were confirmed in container yard of Shimizu Port Xinxing Tsu Wharf in 65 harbor investigations that Ministry of the Environment Kanto district environment office carried out on Thursday, September 26.
 Specific foreign living thing "dirt Cami ant" is confirmed in 16 domestic prefectures and is the seventh case in the eleventh case, the city in the prefecture.

 Through related organizations, we publicize that dirt Cami ant was detected by the harbor person concerned, and Shizuoka managing harbor appeals for check and performs the cause of instruction of expert, monitoring, patrol continuously.
 In city, we carry out investigation in public facilities around the master of sleeve first Wharf on September 27, but it lasts and is going to carry out investigation about public facilities around new Tsu Wharf.

Conventional discovery information


 ◆On September 20, 2019, specific foreign living thing "dirt Cami ant" was confirmed in Shimizu Port.◆

 In container yard of the best wharf in Shimizu Port sleeve teacher, it was confirmed ant discovered in the investigation that Ministry of the Environment carried out on the same month 20 on the same day from September 19, 2019 to be identification outpatient department living thing "dirt Cami ant" by expert.
 Specific foreign living thing "dirt Cami ant" is confirmed in Shimizu Port in August, 2017 and is the sixth case in the prefecture tenth case, the city.

 Through related organizations, we publicize that dirt Cami ant was detected by the harbor person concerned, and Shizuoka managing harbor appeals for check and performs the cause of instruction of expert, monitoring, patrol continuously.
 In city, we are going to carry out investigation in neighboring public facilities.



◆On July 23, 2018, specific foreign living thing "dirt Cami ant" was confirmed in Shimizu Port.◆

 
On July 23, 2018, specific foreign living thing "dirt Cami ant" was discovered in master of Shimizu Port sleeve Wharf.
 Dirt Cami ant and suspicious ant 1 individual (the death individual) were discovered in capture trap which Shizuoka located for prevention of here reinvasion, and it was confirmed by expert on the same day to be dirt Cami ant.
 Discovery of dirt Cami ant is the fifth case in the prefecture eighth case, the city from last year.
 
 
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 Shizuoka publicizes that dirt Cami ant was detected by the harbor person concerned through related organizations and it follows in the cause of instruction of expert, around discovery place and installs Bate agent (insecticidal bait) and capture trap.
 
July 23, 2018 Shizuoka news release information "confirmation of dirt Cami ant in Shimizu Port"


On August 27, 2017, specific foreign living thing "dirt Cami ant" was confirmed in Shimizu Port.◆

 Ant was captured with trap installed in Shimizu Port Xinxing Tsu container terminal in hear reinvestigation that Ministry of the Environment performed in 68 harbors of the whole country and, as a result of identification of expert, was confirmed on August 27 when it was 14 "dirt Cami ant" individuals.
 It becomes confirmation of the third case in Shizuoka-shi and Shizuoka.
 In addition, "re, in this investigation, 101 individuals were confirmed here" for the first time in Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka.
 It is got rid of dirt Cami ant discovered this time and here rehasubete. In addition, the cause of instruction of expert, the simultaneous extermination in Shimizu Port were carried out on August 28.

August 28, 2017 Shizuoka news release material "here reand confirmation of dirt Cami ant in Shimizu Port"

[September 5, 2017 postscript]
 We received findings of this Ministry of the Environment, and, about ant which we found in the extermination work that Shizuoka and expert carried out on August 24 and August 28, dirt Cami ant and here redearuto was confirmed as a result of identification of expert on August 29.
 We kill all insects and, about dirt Cami ant 5 individual discovered this time, are disposed, and insect killing bait (Bate agent) is installed in the neighborhood of confirmation point.


On August 16, 2017, specific foreign living thing "dirt Cami ant" was discovered again in Shimizu Port.◆

 11 ants were captured with trap for capture set up in Shimizu Port Xinxing Tsu container terminal and, as a result of identification of expert, were confirmed on August 20 when it was dirt Cami ant.
 Invasion is confirmed in master of Shimizu Port sleeve Wharf in Shizuoka-shi on August 1 and becomes confirmation of the second case at this time.
 In addition, all discovered dirt Cami ants are got rid of. In addition, 50 traps for capture are installed more around discovery place by the cause of instruction of expert, harbor manager.


◆On Friday, July 28, 2017, specific foreign living thing "dirt Cami ant" was discovered in Shimizu Port◆  

 We departed from Bangkok in Thailand, and ant was discovered in container unloaded in the master of Shimizu Port sleeve first Wharf and, as a result of identification of expert, was confirmed on Tuesday, August 1 when it was dirt Cami ant.
 As for the same kind, invasion to the country was confirmed until now, but becomes the first confirmation in Shizuoka-shi and Shizuoka.
 In addition, all discovered dirt Cami ants were killed, and prevention (setting of insecticidal bait) is carried out at in container and the outskirts.
290728 Shimizu Port dirt Cami ants
(we reprint than Ministry of the Environment news release material on August 2, 2017)

About dirt Cami ant

Dirt Cami ant is toxic ant native to ... Central America in southern United States of America, and there is the following characteristic.

●As for 3mm - 8mm in length, the color of the body, the head is brown with red brown
●It inhabits environment that relatively opened out of nude place or grassland and nests in the ground
●We appear in water and move in group, and diffusive ability is high
●We have sting to buttocks, but it is said that poison is weak when we compare here reni



We reprint than Ministry of the Environment "dirt Cami ant reference materials"

 In Japan, it takes root in Iwo-To, and there is confirmation record in Okinawa.
 In investigation in here reno country invasion case, even Hyogo, Osaka, Aichi, Tokyo, Ibaraki, Ehime, Gifu and Yamaguchi (as of August 21) are discovered.

About influence of dirt Cami ant

Influence of dirt Cami ant includes the following things.

(1) Influence on ecosystem
  Having aggressive, high saienoryoku, we prey on other small class arthropoda, and it is known that we decrease usual biological diversity. We expel other ants in Iwo-To and become the most dominant species.

(2) Influence on human body
  It is said that poison is weak when we compare here reto that is the same existence poison ant, but we learn very intense pain by alkaloids pro-poison when stabbed and may swell up in the letter of blister. Furthermore, there is example causing allergic reaction for poison.

If we find ant thought to be dirt Cami ant

Please contact the following contact information if you find ant in accordance with the characteristic mentioned above.
 On contacting, please tell about the following points.
 ・Address, full name, phone number of detector
 ・The discovery date and time, the location of discovery place
 ・Characteristics of ant (what kind of state is in size, color, number, what kind of place in)

 You kill insects for spraying commercial insecticide to sprinkle boiling water if we find ant thought to be dirt Cami ant, and please handle. When possible, please secure individual.
 On insecticidal processing, securing of individual, please be careful not to touch dirt Cami ant barehanded. In addition, please do not walk around discovery place with bare foot and sandals.

[contact information when we found ant thought to be dirt Cami ant]
 Person in charge of environmental creation section nature contact
 TEL: 054-221-1319
 FAX: 054-221-1492

If we are bitten by ant thought to be dirt Cami ant

(1) When there are intense pain and blister-formed swelling
  Please consult (from 20 minutes to 30 minutes), dermatology, internal medicine (in the case of children, pediatric) of neighborhood after checking physical condition not taking a sudden turn without being upset.

(2) When physical condition has sudden change (severe hives, blood pressure drop, dyspnea)
  Please call ambulance immediately.
  In addition, please convey that you might be bitten by dirt Cami ant to ambulance crew.

[reference when we have been bitten by ant thought to be dirt Cami ant]
 Person in charge of Sanitary Affairs Division medical care safety measures
 TEL: 054-249-3159
 FAX: 054-209-0540

With naturalized species

 Originally, with naturalized species, we point to creature brought into country and area that there was not by human activity.
 It is said that there are 2000 or more kinds of naturalized species only with thing brought in from foreign territory in Japan. It sticks to thing or supplies brought in for plant, fishing, food for pet and admiration in this, and thing which entered all too soon is included.

 Among naturalized species, we appoint to "identification outpatient department living thing" by the foreign uncooked food method about thing that ecosystem, agriculture, forestry and fisheries industry, damage to human life, body are heavy and prohibit what we give off in breeding, cultivation, transportation, storage, import, sale, outdoors.

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