Lasius niger (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Formicidae)


Worker

With Aphididae

Queen

Male

With Prey (Episyrphus balteatus)

Pupae

Length: Queen 7-9mm, Worker 3-5mm, Male 3.5-5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago (Flight)
? ? ? July - August
(Earliest: 16.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Heath and Moorland

Around Buildings
Mutualism:
Several Aphididae
Food:
Insecta

Daucus carota Nectar, Pollen
Predators:
Clytra laeviuscula Larva

BWARS: Lasius niger
Nature Spot: Small Black Ant - Lasius niger
Insektenbox: Schwarze Gartenameise


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