Queen ant Identification Please- 6th of march 2017 Hong Kong

Help with identifying the species your ants

Moderator: ooper01

User avatar
Firestar987654321
Posts: 54
Joined: Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:37 am
Location: Hong Kong

Queen ant Identification Please- 6th of march 2017 Hong Kong

Post: # 17817Post Firestar987654321
Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:39 am

Ant Love Forever! #TeamNativeAnts! Ants, our masters. ;)

User avatar
Firestar987654321
Posts: 54
Joined: Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:37 am
Location: Hong Kong

Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 6th of march 2017 Hong Kong

Post: # 17818Post Firestar987654321
Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:40 am

Love to have it identifyed ASAP!!!!!!! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: 8-) :o ;) :)
Ant Love Forever! #TeamNativeAnts! Ants, our masters. ;)

Martialis
Posts: 1564
Joined: Mon Aug 08, 2016 5:30 pm
Location: Indiana

Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 6th of march 2017 Hong Kong

Post: # 17820Post Martialis
Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:42 am

Can you get measurements?
Keeper of

Formica sp.

Tetramorium caespitum

Camponotus chromaiodes

Selliing:

User avatar
Firestar987654321
Posts: 54
Joined: Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:37 am
Location: Hong Kong

Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 6th of march 2017 Hong Kong

Post: # 17854Post Firestar987654321
Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:01 am

1.3 cm (without antennae)
Ant Love Forever! #TeamNativeAnts! Ants, our masters. ;)

Martialis
Posts: 1564
Joined: Mon Aug 08, 2016 5:30 pm
Location: Indiana

Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 6th of march 2017 Hong Kong

Post: # 17861Post Martialis
Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:27 am

Those pictures are small, but I'm thinking Camponotus sp.
Keeper of

Formica sp.

Tetramorium caespitum

Camponotus chromaiodes

Selliing:

User avatar
Batspiderfish
Posts: 2368
Joined: Wed Jun 29, 2016 3:47 pm
Location: Maine

Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 6th of march 2017 Hong Kong

Post: # 17863Post Batspiderfish
Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:40 pm

Camponotus sp. seems right from this view.
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.

User avatar
Firestar987654321
Posts: 54
Joined: Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:37 am
Location: Hong Kong

Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 6th of march 2017 Hong Kong

Post: # 17901Post Firestar987654321
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:07 am

what?
I was thinking solenopsis :?:
Ant Love Forever! #TeamNativeAnts! Ants, our masters. ;)

User avatar
Batspiderfish
Posts: 2368
Joined: Wed Jun 29, 2016 3:47 pm
Location: Maine

Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 6th of march 2017 Hong Kong

Post: # 17916Post Batspiderfish
Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:07 am

One petiole node, dark yellow/orange-ish wings, and the shape of the head, almost as thick as wide, points to Camponotus.
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.

User avatar
Firestar987654321
Posts: 54
Joined: Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:37 am
Location: Hong Kong

Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 6th of march 2017 Hong Kong

Post: # 17939Post Firestar987654321
Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:05 am

ok :D
Ant Love Forever! #TeamNativeAnts! Ants, our masters. ;)

User avatar
Firestar987654321
Posts: 54
Joined: Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:37 am
Location: Hong Kong

Re: Queen ant Identification Please- 6th of march 2017 Hong Kong

Post: # 17940Post Firestar987654321
Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:18 am

Just found out it is probably Camponotus nicobarensis! :D :D Batspiderfish, is this true! if not, I wont be suprised! :lol:
Ant Love Forever! #TeamNativeAnts! Ants, our masters. ;)

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests