Could this be a queen?

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Theturtguy
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Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21197Post Theturtguy
Mon May 15, 2017 7:02 am

I caught this thing, do you guys know what it is?
http://imgur.com/a/9UV6A
http://imgur.com/a/nyOje
http://imgur.com/a/oJtrw
http://imgur.com/a/WXzk0
http://imgur.com/a/8Jq5g

Thanks!

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Re: Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21198Post Martialis
Mon May 15, 2017 7:12 am

How large is she?

This was caught in Singapore, correct?
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Phoenix
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Re: ID Request

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Mon May 15, 2017 7:42 am

Looks Like A Pheidole Sp. [Queen] To Me.
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Re: Could this be a queen?

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Mon May 15, 2017 4:00 pm

Phoenix wrote:
Mon May 15, 2017 7:42 am
Looks Like A Pheidole Sp. [Queen] To Me.
I agree.

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Re: Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21223Post Martialis
Mon May 15, 2017 6:31 pm

This was proven to be a Carebara queen.
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Re: Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21363Post GamerZero
Fri May 19, 2017 5:37 am

it's Carebara Diversa Queen

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Batspiderfish
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Re: Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21368Post Batspiderfish
Fri May 19, 2017 7:49 am

There's more than one species of Carebara.
If you enjoy my expertise and identifications, please do not put wild populations at risk of disease by releasing pet colonies. We are responsible to give our pets the best care we can manage for the rest of their lives.

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Re: Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21369Post Martialis
Fri May 19, 2017 7:51 am

Aren't most tiny?
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Re: Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21370Post Batspiderfish
Fri May 19, 2017 8:07 am

C. diversa is one of several large Carebara spp. in that region.
If you enjoy my expertise and identifications, please do not put wild populations at risk of disease by releasing pet colonies. We are responsible to give our pets the best care we can manage for the rest of their lives.

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Re: Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21371Post Martialis
Fri May 19, 2017 8:16 am

I didn't know that-- I'm going to research this now. Thanks.
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