Keys to Navajo Ant Species

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Key to Lasius species

Based on the worker caste

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Fig.1. Dorsal view of Lasius niger worker
Fig.2. Dorsal view of Lasius sitiens worker

Key to Leptothorax species

Based on the worker caste

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  • In lateral view, pronotum with coarse punctation, blunt, erect hairs on the head, thorax and pedicel that are longer, coarser and glistening white in color. (Fig. 1) Leptothorax crassipilis


Fig.1. Dorsal view of Leptothorax crassipilis worker
Fig.2. Dorsal view of Leptothorax muscorum worker