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Recent observations

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Observer

m_prebus

Date

October 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

August 26, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Garden Ant Lasius niger

Observer

luciapaez

Date

September 27, 2014

Description

Black Garden Ants are pests that can be found all around the worls. With colonies with up to 40,000 and a queen that can live up to 15 days, It can become a very obnoxious pest if found near a residential home.

These ants can destroy gardens, eat fruits, and invade inside homes. This is because they like exploring their surroundings (specially in the summer) in efforts to increase the supply of food of the queen and her young.

Normal ways to control these ants are through baits and spays sold at Garden and Home stores, cleaning carpets with baking soda and other natural methods, or by preventing their invasion by not leaving food uncovered.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

suestanisic

Date

September 23, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

I had a swarm of flying ants at the side of my house and at the front of my house. I couldn't believe the amount of how many there were. Some were swarmed on the brick wall, some on the rocks and what seemed like a colony of them on parts of my grass. It was hard to take these pictures as well because many had been flying around the area as well.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

September 21, 2014 12:47 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

pinkpimpernel

Date

September 20, 2014 11:52 AM EDT

Description

This ant was on my leg pulling off her wings. She must be looking for a place to set up shop! And yes, the ID is a complete guess...

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Lasius alienus Genus Lasius

Observer

mariepanossian

Date

September 13, 2014 09:37 AM EDT

Description

In nest, dead fallen branch.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mirkogaluppi9

Date

August 30, 2014

Place

Sormano (Google, OSM)

Description

Associati a Lasius (Chthonolasius) sp.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

muir

Date

August 30, 2014 04:04 PM EDT

Description

Winged ant hatch following a bit of rain.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Garden Ant Lasius niger

Observer

longda

Date

August 29, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

August 22, 2014 10:19 AM CEST

Description

C39

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

August 20, 2014 12:19 PM CEST

Description

C12

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Description from Wikipedia

Lasius is a genus of formicine ants. The type species for this genus is the black garden ant, Lasius niger. Other major members, which live in drier heathland, are the cornfield ant, L. neoniger, and L. alienus

No range data available.