What queen is this

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AdamKnapp
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Location: USA Va

What queen is this

Post: # 32186Post AdamKnapp
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:21 pm

Hey i posted this a while ago but I kept getting mixed answers so I will try again. I found this queen on a beach in Virginia. It has been over a month since I caught her but she hasn't seemed to laid any eggs. [https://imgur.com/j24VT1E][/https://imgur.com/nmoJgtX] [https://imgur.com/bEIcrbw][https://imgur.com/2a0I1qo][https://imgur.com/dRVrZvU][/https://imgur.com/nmoJgtX] i think she is about 9mm. Thanks! :D

idahoantgirl
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Location: Idaho, USA

Re: What queen is this

Post: # 32192Post idahoantgirl
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:20 pm

I would say Lasius Neoniger. I have a colony of them, and she wont lay eggs till after hiberantion.
Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, you sluggard;
consider its ways and be wise!
It has no commander,
no overseer or ruler,
yet it stores its provisions in summer
and gathers its food at harvest.

Keeper of Tetramorium Sp. E, Lasius Neoniger

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Phoenix
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Location: Malaysia

Re: ID Request

Post: # 32194Post Phoenix
Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:47 pm

Lasius Neoniger.
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