Lasius niger, common garden ant

Below is a worker gathering nectar from sedum, and below that a new queen who still hasher wings.

Workers can be seen all year if the weather stays mild enough. Queens are seen only in summer.

Lasius niger worjer, garden ant worker

Queen ant with wings, Lasius niger queen ant with wings

Lasius niger male

Lasius niger workers and pupae, Garden ant workers and pupae

Lasius niger sexuals exiting nest, winged ants leaving nest

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