Tennessee 02/24/2017 Queen

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floyd331
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Tennessee 02/24/2017 Queen

Post: # 17714Post floyd331
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:16 pm

help me identify this queen please she is 5-6mm i can't get any better pictures =(
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Martialis
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Re: Tennessee 02/24/2017 Queen

Post: # 17717Post Martialis
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:41 pm

I don't need a better picture, but one from further away.
Keeper of

Aphaenogaster cf. rudis

Tetramorium caespitum

Crematogaster sp.

Selliing:

Tapinoma sessile

Stennama sp.

xTNxANTMANx
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Location: Western Tennessee

Re: Tennessee 02/24/2017 Queen

Post: # 17719Post xTNxANTMANx
Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:00 am

Wow, someone else from Tennessee. I'm glad to know there's somebody besides me in Tennessee LOL. Nice catch by the way. Got one recently myself
Keeper of:
Tapinoma sessile
Camponotus subbarbatus

Founding:
Camponotus pennsylvanicus x2
Camponotus subbarbatus
Camponotus castaneus
Pheidole sp x3
Colobobsis impressus

TheAlphaAntsilon
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Re: Tennessee 02/24/2017 Queen

Post: # 17720Post TheAlphaAntsilon
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:35 pm

I think it's Aphaenogaster sp.
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Martialis
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Re: Tennessee 02/24/2017 Queen

Post: # 17721Post Martialis
Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:09 pm

TheAlphaAntsilon wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:35 pm
I think it's Aphaenogaster sp.
Aphaenogaster don't fly this early.

Perhaps an improperly measured or microgyne Solenopsis queen.
Keeper of

Aphaenogaster cf. rudis

Tetramorium caespitum

Crematogaster sp.

Selliing:

Tapinoma sessile

Stennama sp.

floyd331
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Location: Tennessee

Re: Tennessee 02/24/2017 Queen

Post: # 17722Post floyd331
Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:47 pm

she is super tiny guys i don't think it's a solenopsis but i could be wrong here are some more pics
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floyd331
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Re: Tennessee 02/24/2017 Queen

Post: # 17723Post floyd331
Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:49 pm

Martialis wrote:
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:41 pm
I don't need a better picture, but one from further away.
there farther pics

floyd331
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Re: Tennessee 02/24/2017 Queen

Post: # 17724Post floyd331
Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:51 pm

xTNxANTMANx wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:00 am
Wow, someone else from Tennessee. I'm glad to know there's somebody besides me in Tennessee LOL. Nice catch by the way. Got one recently myself
Thanks buddy!I saw your post the other day but I wasn't registered yet so I couldn't talk in it :/ what kind did you catch?

Martialis
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Re: Tennessee 02/24/2017 Queen

Post: # 17725Post Martialis
Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:32 pm

It seems very clearly to be Solenopsis.
Keeper of

Aphaenogaster cf. rudis

Tetramorium caespitum

Crematogaster sp.

Selliing:

Tapinoma sessile

Stennama sp.

floyd331
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Joined: Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:28 pm
Location: Tennessee

Re: Tennessee 02/24/2017 Queen

Post: # 17727Post floyd331
Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:04 pm

Martialis wrote:
Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:32 pm
It seems very clearly to be Solenopsis.
really i never would of guess it was a solenopsis i thought they were all bright red

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