Jet ant ♀︎
-Hedera helix-

Last update: 20 April 2022
OBSERVATION:
2022-IV-18

The Ivy (Hedera helix) attracts many hymenoptera that drink honeydew by licking it from the leaf surface. Many ants spend a lot of their time this way, like this female Jet ant (Lasius fuliginosus) [1].

Jet ant ♀︎ (Lasius fuliginosus), imago on Ivy (Hedera helix)
Jet ant ♀︎ (Lasius fuliginosus), imago on Ivy (Hedera helix)

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.