Bath Wildlife Sightings

Lasius niger? (Black Garden Ant), Newton St. Loe, ST6964

Unconfirmed

Date first seen

Date last seen

Frequency of Sighting

Species

Lasius niger (Linnaeus) (Black Garden Ant)

Evidence

Quantity

1

Locality

Newton St. Loe

Habitat

Trackside vegetation

Environmental Conditions

Sunny

Grid Reference

ST698647

Other Information

Probably looking for aphids. First time I have managed to get a reasonable photograph. Probably Lasius niger but a similar species, Lasius platythorax, has recently been found in the UK, although not yet confirmed for our area.

Recorded by

Rob Randall

Identified by

Mike Williams
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