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Joceti
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Unknown Ant

Post: # 32057Post Joceti
Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:34 pm

Hello, i found this little queen ant (well i think it’s a queen) wandering around after a rainstorm. She was found in South Florida.

Here are the pictures

https://imgur.com/gallery/NMIzt

Thanks for the help
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Re: Unknown Ant

Post: # 32058Post Batspiderfish
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:25 pm

All ID requests require measurements, as per the rules.

Looks like Paratrechina longicornis.
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Re: Unknown Ant

Post: # 32059Post Joceti
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:37 pm

Sorry, i forgot.

About 0.6 cm

Is it really a queen?
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Re: Unknown Ant

Post: # 32066Post Batspiderfish
Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:31 am

Yup! Queen.
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