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Photo#198540
Lasius - Lasius pallitarsis

Lasius - Lasius pallitarsis
Sitka County, Alaska, USA
August 22, 2007
I'm pretty sure this ant is a species of Lasius, and given the location (assuming the names are still current), it seems plausible that it would be L. sitkaensis, however L. neoniger is also listed as occuring in Alaska (to say nothing of the possibility that it's a species which has not been formally documented here yet). If a different view of these winged adults is better for identification purposes, I also took pictures showing them from above.

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Indeed, this one used to be called "sitkaensis".

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Moved from Ants.

Excellent image -
I would encourage you to link a dorsal photo with this one... I don't know that much about ants yet and can't confirm your ID, but perhaps moving it to the Ants guide page will help get one of our experts to look at it...

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