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Species Lasius alienus

ant - Lasius alienus Tapinoma or something different? - Lasius alienus tiny ants - Lasius alienus Ant, under bark, ventral - Lasius alienus active on Helianthus stems and leaves - Lasius alienus Formica? - Lasius alienus cornfield ant - Lasius alienus Small brown winged ant - Lasius alienus - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Formicinae
Tribe Lasiini
Genus Lasius (cornfield ants, citronella ants)
No Taxon (Subgenus Lasius)
Species alienus (Lasius alienus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lasius alienus (Foerster)

see genus page for notes of the taxonomic status
Workers are black with yellowish legs. (comment by "Ant Catcher11")
Rotten wood.
A small and spread accross temperate forests of North America.
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