1. Location (on a map) of collection: Zeeland Michigan
2. Date of collection: 09/16/2018
3. Habitat of collection: On a flower box a couple houses away from mine.
4. Length (from head to gaster): My ruler is missing, but she is about Lasius flavus size.
5. Color, hue, pattern and texture: Relatively dark in color.
6. Distinguishing characteristics: When compared to other queens, the gaster is large and the thorax is thin.
7. Distinguishing behavior: Slow and general queen behavior. Like the rest of the ants, it did not like being picked up for whatever reason. I guess I am not yet ant enough for them. Maybe next year.
8. Nest description: None
9. Nuptial flight time and date: I found it without the wings, so I don't know.