Black Garden Ant (Lasius niger)

Black Garden Ant (Lasius niger)

Observation - Black Garden Ant (Lasius niger) - UK and Ireland. Description: I was attracted by a strange-looking thing flying in the garden. When it landed it was these two joined in cop. The larger queen joined in her mating flight by the smaller male.

I was attracted by a strange-looking "thing" flying in the garden. When it landed it was these two joined "in cop". The larger queen joined in her mating flight by the smaller male.