I got two queen ants!! What type are they?

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AntsNewZealand
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I got two queen ants!! What type are they?

Post: # 14679Post AntsNewZealand
Thu Nov 10, 2016 2:30 am

Hi there, I found two queen ants out side my house on some brick work, about 5-6 weeks ago and after about 1-2 week I had eggs! (my first queens) where I live in Christchurch New Zealand its very cooled (but warming up) we only have 24 spices and I've only seen 2!
Here are some pics, they are taken at different times (went I found out that they layed eggs and today) please till me if you know what type they are and what I need to know about the ants! till me if you need better pics!
Thanks Hugh

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Thanks, Hugh

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Re: I got two queen ants!! What type are they?

Post: # 14682Post Batspiderfish
Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:20 am

Are these images set to public viewing?

Did you find them in New Zealand?

What are the measurements???

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Re: I got two queen ants!! What type are they?

Post: # 14686Post Serafine
Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:17 am

Can't see pictures.
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AntsNewZealand
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Re: I got two queen ants!! What type are they?

Post: # 14692Post AntsNewZealand
Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:21 am

Hi, thanks for your quick replay,

yes, I did find her in New Zealand,

I think she is about 1 Cm big (got a bad photo of her size)

and with the photos, I could see them in Preview when I was on Chrome but I just try on Firefox and they didn't let me see them,

If you could please try again on Chrome and please till me if you cant see it on there ether
Thanks, Hugh

AntsNewZealand
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Re: I got two queen ants!! What type are they?

Post: # 14701Post AntsNewZealand
Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:46 pm

try this
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Here I think this will work on Firefox,
Sorry about this
Hugh

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Re: I got two queen ants!! What type are they?

Post: # 14704Post AntsMclama
Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:31 pm

You need to set it so the pictures are public.
Try using imgur.com if you can't get them to be public on google drive.

AntsNewZealand
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Re: I got two queen ants!! What type are they?

Post: # 14730Post AntsNewZealand
Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:39 pm

Thanks for our help.
I created an account on imgur.
Here is a link to my album of photos. Does this work now?
http://imgur.com/gallery/anK5z

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Re: I got two queen ants!! What type are they?

Post: # 32407Post YSTheAnt
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:01 pm

I am pretty sure both are Iridomyrmex Sp. Congratulations on catching your queens!
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