Invasive garden ‘super ants’ take hold faster than ever in UK, new research finds

»»Invasive garden ‘super ants’ take hold faster than ever in UK, new research finds

Three new infestations of an invasive garden ant – known for building massive colonies of tens of thousands of insects – have been found in the UK this year, with researchers warning their impact on biodiversity could be huge. First discovered in 2009, there are now a total of six known UK infestations of the Lasius neglectus which thrive in greenhouses and domestic gardens. Originating from Asia, they are likely to have arrived in the UK through the import of plants from infected areas

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