Lasius (Acanthomyops) occidentalis - Citronella Ants
A young winged queen and workers of the citronella ant. Queens of this species are scarcely larger than the workers, a common trait among parasitic ants. This species normally starts colonies as social parasites in the nests of other Lasius species.
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