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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Tribe Lasiini

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 - Citronella Ants
No Taxon Subgenus Acanthomyops
Species arizonicus - Lasius arizonicus
Species claviger - Smaller Yellow Ant
Species interjectus - Lasius interjectus
Species latipes - Lasius latipes
Species murphyi - Lasius murphyi
No Taxon Subgenus Cautolasius
Species brevicornis - formerly Lasius flavus
Species nearcticus - Lasius nearcticus
No Taxon Subgenus Chthonolasius
Species aphidicola - formerly Lasius umbratus
Species minutus - Lasius minutus
Species speculiventris - Lasius speculiventris
Species subumbratus - Lasius subumbratus
No Taxon Subgenus Lasius
Species americanus - formerly Lasius alienus
Species crypticus - Lasius crypticus
Species emarginatus - Lasius emarginatus
Species neoniger - Cornfield ant
Species niger - Black Garden Ant
Species pallitarsis - Lasius pallitarsis
Species sitiens - Lasius sitiens
Species lasius - unidentified male Lasius
Genus Myrmecocystus - Honeypot Ants
No Taxon subgenus Myrmecocystus
Species mexicanus - Myrmecocystus mexicanus
Species testaceus - Myrmecocystus testaceus
No Taxon subgenus Endiodioctes
Species placodops - Myrmecocystus placodops
Species kennedyi - Myrmecocystus kennedyi
Species wheeleri - Myrmecocystus wheeleri
Species semirufus - Myrmecocystus semirufus
Species mimicus - Myrmecocystus mimicus
Species mendax - Myrmecocystus mendax
No Taxon subgenus Eremnocystus
Genus Nylanderia - Crazy Ants
Species faisonensis - Nylanderia faisonensis
Species flavipes - Nylanderia flavipes
Species pubens - Caribbean Crazy Ant
Species fulva - Tawny Crazy Ant
Species terricola - Nylanderia terricola
Species vividula - Nylanderia vividula
Species bourbonica - Nylanderia bourbonica
Species bruesii - Nylanderia bruesii
Species steinheili - Nylanderia steinheili
Species parvula - Nylanderia parvula
Species hystrix - Nylanderia hystrix
Species austroccidua - Nylanderia austroccidua
Species phantasma - Nylanderia phantasma
Genus Paratrechina
Species longicornis - Longhorn Crazy Ant
Genus Prenolepis - False Honey Ants
Species imparis - False Honey Ant