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Black ants Tending Blackfly

Observed: 16th July 2013 By: Simon WalkerSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in Invertebrates
Ants, Black Garden, tending blackfly, Franklin Gardens, 2013-07-16 013
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Interesting though they are, blackfly are not popular with my wife, especially on her Clematis. So I didn't tell her they were there.

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Lasius, and it might be

Lasius, and it might be niger, but it might be a few other things as well. Genus is as far as you should go.

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Told You...

...I didn't know anything about them!

Interesting creatures.

Regards

Simon