Gps approx. Only saw then in this one spot on the trail. Gray dirt area on the stretch between the "staircase" and the (dry) stream crossing on the way to the waterfall.
Lasius fuji クロクサアリ
Lasius spathepus クサアリモドキ
Found on a board lying on the ground under some leaves.
Ants are social insects of the family Formicidae /fɔrˈmɪsɨdiː/ and, along with the related wasps and bees, belong to the order Hymenoptera. Ants evolved from wasp-like ancestors in the mid-Cretaceous period between 110 and 130 million years ago and diversified after the rise of flowering plants. More than 12,500 out of an estimated total of 22,000 species have been classified. They are easily identified by their elbowed antennae and a distinctive node-like structure that forms a slender...