Classification
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  • English
    • Citronella Ants
  • Spanish
    • Hormigas citronela
  • Scientific Names
    • Lasius
    • Acanthomyops

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Citronella Ants Lasius interjectus

Observer

npollock66

Date

April 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

August 27, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Citronella Ants Genus Lasius

Observer

pete_woods

Date

March 27, 2011 12:39 PM EDT

Description

These ants and their aphids were under a rock, quite cold and not ready to wake up yet, when I rudely flipped it over. I hadn't realized before that ants will store an aphid colony underground.

Ben Coulter's best guess is that these may be L. claviger

Photos / Sounds

What

Citronella Ant Lasius interjectus

Observer

keimwj

Date

June 13, 2013 08:16 AM EDT

Description

12 Jun 2013.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
6 mm head-abdomen.
ID courtesy of James Trager:
bugguide.net/node/view/884712

Photos / Sounds

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What

Citronella Ants Genus Lasius

Observer

scottking

Date

August 31, 2014 02:52 PM CDT

Description

Citronella Ants, workers escorting Queens
Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
St Francis River canoe landing
Zimmerman, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

What

Citronella Ants Genus Lasius

Observer

treegrow

Date

November 2, 2014 12:27 PM EST

Description

Mealybugs, possibly Planococcus citri, tended by Citronella ants, possibly Lasius niger, in a lemon tree. Els Poblets, Alicante, Spain

Photos / Sounds

What

Cornfield Ant Genus Lasius

Observer

keimwj

Date

November 17, 2013 04:00 PM EST

Description

17 Nov 2013.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Male.
ID courtesy of James Trager:
bugguide.net/node/view/867023

Photos / Sounds

What

Citronella Ants Genus Lasius

Observer

harumkoh

Date

November 16, 2014 12:38 PM JST

Description

I wanted to photograph Lasius I found yesterday but this may be different..

Photos / Sounds

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What

Citronella Ants Genus Lasius

Observer

harumkoh

Date

November 15, 2014 03:29 PM JST

Description

found a ant walking on a fern.
I think this is Lasius sp.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

antsy

Date

September 2, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

m_prebus

Date

October 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Citronella Ants Genus Lasius

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

August 26, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.