Lasius fuliginosus (Latreille, 1798)
Until only very recently, there was just a single Nottinghamshire record from Sherwood Forest dating to 1907 and it was believed that Lasius fuliginosus had long since died out in the county. However, news of the discovery of a colony at Netherfield in August 2018 (Kavanagh, T.) was forwarded to us a few weeks later by Peter Smith, who informed us that workers were tending Aphids on Tansy (Tenacetum vulgare), close to the River Trent.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Lasius fuliginosus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Netherfield Wildlife Group. Peter Smith. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated September 2018

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