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Joceti
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Unidentified ant queen

Post: # 31893Post Joceti
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:16 pm

Hello, i found this ant a few day ago wandering around. I caught her but i can’t figure out what species she is. The lenght is about 5 millimeters and she was found in South Florida. Anything helps.


https://m.imgur.com/gallery/En6cF

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Batspiderfish
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Re: Unidentified ant queen

Post: # 31894Post Batspiderfish
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:41 pm

Pheidole sp.
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Joceti
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Re: Unidentified ant queen

Post: # 31896Post Joceti
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:52 pm

Didn’t think they get that small

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Batspiderfish
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Re: Unidentified ant queen

Post: # 31897Post Batspiderfish
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:59 pm

The smallest Pheidole in your area is the non-native Pheidole navigans, which this might be.
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Re: Unidentified ant queen

Post: # 31898Post Joceti
Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:26 pm

Thanks for the information

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