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A Sticky End to Black Flying Ants

Observed: 3rd September 2012 By: Simon WalkerSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in Invertebrates
Flying Ants, in web, Franklin Gardens, 2012-09-03 008
Flying Ants, in web, Franklin Gardens, 2012-09-03 012
Description:

They flew yesterday afternoon, straight into spider's webs. There were dozens of them by last night; this morning the majority had disappeared.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which an ant (Formicidae) interacts

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ants

I wish I could tell Lasius niger from Formica lemani, which is also small and black and lives under the drive in the garden. Good luck.

demoiselle