Tiny red ant with banded abdomen

Tiny red ant with banded abdomen

Observation - Tiny red ant with banded abdomen - UK and Ireland. Description: Tiny (2mm) red ants investigating holes in a garden fence post. The id guides I have say that Temnothorax (Leptothorax) nylanderi has a distinctive band on the abdomen but should not have dark-clubbed antennae. Leptothorax (?) acervorum may be the mor

Tiny (2mm) red ants investigating holes in a garden fence post. The id guides I have say that Temnothorax (Leptothorax) nylanderi has a distinctive band on the abdomen but should not have dark-clubbed antennae.

Leptothorax (?) acervorum may be the more likely suspect, but does it have the same banded abdomen ?