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Ant

Scientific Name
Lasius sp.
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Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae: Lasiini)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Length around 2.5-5 mm; head subtriangular, with straight or somewhat concave posterior margin; compound eyes well developed to relatively small; possess three ocelli; antennae 12-segmented, segments 3 to 7 together shorter than 8 to 12 together; mandibles each with 7 to 12 teeth; maxillary and labial palpi respectively 6- and 4-segmented; dorsum of mesosoma with two convex curves, representing the promesonotal and propodeal dorsa; propodeal section in profile at a lower level than promesonotal section; propodeal spiracle approximately circular; promesonotal dorsum with well-developed pubescence; body color pale yellow to jet black.

References

- Japanese Ant Image Database. (2003). Available online: [http://ant.edb.miyakyo-u.ac.jp/E/Taxo/F806--.html](http://ant.edb.miyakyo-u.ac.jp/E/Taxo/F806--.html) (Date of access: 13 Jan 2009)
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
22/11/2011 08:55 AEST
Last Updated
10/04/2014 01:12 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Ant (Lasius sp.) Updated on 4/10/2014 1:12:51 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)

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