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Ant Tending Aphids - Lipaphis erysimi

Ant Tending Aphids - Lipaphis erysimi
Ridgeville, Mineral County, West Virginia, USA
May 7, 2006
Weighing in from West Virginia.

Moved from Aphids.

Lipaphis erysimi

I know this was three years ago, but...
Do you know what the host plant was? Looks like some kind of mustard, maybe...

Yes, mustard.
Yes, mustard.

Host Plant Unknown
I'm sorry to say that I failed to record the plant at the time and that I cannot recall it now.

Given your location, this ant
Given your location, this ant is probably Formica subsericea.

Alex Wild
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