What type of camponotus is this?

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Bergreen
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What type of camponotus is this?

Post: # 35160Post Bergreen
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:30 pm

I saw these HUGE super majors out on a walking path in the Forrest by my house. I am pretty sure its a type of camponotus but I'm just guessing. it has a yellowish Hugh to its behind.

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Re: What type of camponotus is this?

Post: # 35169Post antnest8
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:43 am

definitely camponotus i'll try to ID it later today ;)
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2 lasius umbratus/neoniger colony
1 queen colony of prenolepis
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis

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Bergreen
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Re: What type of camponotus is this?

Post: # 35174Post Bergreen
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:31 am

Thanks

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Re: What type of camponotus is this?

Post: # 35186Post antnest8
Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:37 pm

here is the species
camponotus pennsylvanicus
other close ones (just in case)
Camponotus arminius
camponotus modoc
keeper of
2 lasius umbratus/neoniger colony
1 queen colony of prenolepis
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis

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