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Chomp231
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Location: New Hampshire, usa

Worker I'd please

Post: # 25299Post Chomp231
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:24 am

I have a worker ant found in new Hampshire, its colony was in Sandy soil in a rarley used driveway, I have found the queen but I have put her in a formicarium with 100 workers without taking pictures of her. I have pictures of the worker I will post those in the comments when I have access to a computer.

To me the worker looks like a formica it's red upper half black lower half, wasn't in much organic matter mostly sand clay nested in a rock layer under neath to keep warm, no megas of any type small or large,the queen is a deep red and kinda bulldog built.... sorry of the inconvenience of not having access to throw the photos up right away.

Jake9816
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Joined: Sat Jun 25, 2016 1:22 pm
Location: Chicago

Re: Worker I'd please

Post: # 25339Post Jake9816
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:54 pm

It's most likely Formica paf. Or it could be Myrmica sp.
Keeper of:
Campanotus Pensylvinicus x2
Formica Fusca x2
Prenolepis Imparis x4
Tetromorium sp. e. X1
Cremogaster sp. x1

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