Queen ant Identification Please- 14th of march 2017 DAR ES SALAAM

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mwembenyoka
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Queen ant Identification Please- 14th of march 2017 DAR ES SALAAM

Post: # 18090Post mwembenyoka
Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:28 pm

I'm new and the only one ant keeper in my country {tanzania}....
i live in AFRICA = TANZANIA = DAR ES SALAAM. GOOGLE IT TO SEE LOCATION. ITS NIGHTMARE FOR ANT KEEPING. NO INFO NO ANY DETAIL ITS NOTHING.
WE LIVE IN OLD STONE AGE HERE.
QUEEN ITS ABOUT 14MM
http://s346.photobucket.com/user/mwembenyoka/library/ants%20queen%20tanzania%20dar%20es%20salaam
TANKS.

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Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 14th of march 2017 DAR ES SALAAM

Post: # 18092Post Batspiderfish
Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:50 pm

Looks like Camponotus sp.
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: Queen ant Identification Please- 14th of march 2017 DAR ES SALAAM

Post: # 18095Post Martialis
Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:06 pm

Agreed.
Keeper of

Formica sp.

Tetramorium caespitum

Camponotus chromaiodes

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Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 14th of march 2017 DAR ES SALAAM

Post: # 18104Post xTNxANTMANx
Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:02 pm

Wow she's a beauty!
Keeping:
Camponotus subbarbatus
Camponotus pennsylvanicus x2
Crematogaster ashmeadi
Crematogaster missouriensis
Formica pallidefulva x2
Formica subsericea x2
Lasius sp x2 (founding)
Pheidole sp. x4
Tetramorium caspitum x2

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Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 14th of march 2017 DAR ES SALAAM

Post: # 18118Post mwembenyoka
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:22 pm

Thanks all

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Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 14th of march 2017 DAR ES SALAAM

Post: # 18129Post mwembenyoka
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:24 pm

its Species: Camponotus cosmicus

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Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 14th of march 2017 DAR ES SALAAM

Post: # 18136Post mwembenyoka
Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:52 pm

Batspiderfish wrote:
Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:50 pm
Looks like Camponotus sp.
do i need to feed her???

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Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 14th of march 2017 DAR ES SALAAM

Post: # 18137Post Phoenix
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:00 pm

No, you don't since she's a claustral species.
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Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 14th of march 2017 DAR ES SALAAM

Post: # 18334Post mwembenyoka
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:41 pm

i have identified all species

Camponotus vestitus queen ant tanzania dar es salaam

Camponotus cosmicusqueen ant tanzania dar es salaam

Camponotus maculatusqueen ant tanzania dar es salaam

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Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 14th of march 2017 DAR ES SALAAM

Post: # 18340Post Batspiderfish
Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:15 pm

mwembenyoka wrote:
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:41 pm
i have identified all species

Camponotus vestitus queen ant tanzania dar es salaam

Camponotus cosmicusqueen ant tanzania dar es salaam

Camponotus maculatusqueen ant tanzania dar es salaam
Using a key or anatomical description?
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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