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Large black ant, about 1/2 in long. Last segment is really long, so I'm wondering if this is a queen who just recently lost her wings and is looking for a nest.
Was found in the grass in our backyard.
Picture was taken of ant in Wyatt's hands.
Spotted on Jun 24, 2011
Submitted on Jun 24, 2011
That is most likely a lasius Niger queen.