March 10 Rhode Island, Please Identify

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Aquaexploder
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March 10 Rhode Island, Please Identify

Post: # 17985Post Aquaexploder
Sat Mar 11, 2017 7:53 am

I found this ant on March 10 in Rhode Island please identify.
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Founding:

Camponotus nearcticus (x1)

Prenolepis imparis (x3)

Myrmica (Unknown) (x1)

Tetramorium (x2)

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Re: March 10 Rhode Island, Please Identify

Post: # 17986Post Phoenix
Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:00 am

Looks like a male to me, given the pointy tip of its end.
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Re: March 10 Rhode Island, Please Identify

Post: # 17988Post Aquaexploder
Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:04 am

Ok thanks Phoenix.
Founding:

Camponotus nearcticus (x1)

Prenolepis imparis (x3)

Myrmica (Unknown) (x1)

Tetramorium (x2)

Martialis
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Re: March 10 Rhode Island, Please Identify

Post: # 17990Post Martialis
Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:50 am

male Prenolepis imparis.
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Formica sp.

Tetramorium caespitum

Camponotus chromaiodes

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Re: March 10 Rhode Island, Please Identify

Post: # 18006Post Batspiderfish
Sat Mar 11, 2017 2:44 pm

Too big to be a Prenolepis imparis male. This is Camponotus.
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Re: March 10 Rhode Island, Please Identify

Post: # 18010Post Martialis
Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:36 pm

alright. I know there are early flying Camponotus, but this is ridiculous.
Keeper of

Formica sp.

Tetramorium caespitum

Camponotus chromaiodes

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Re: March 10 Rhode Island, Please Identify

Post: # 18011Post Batspiderfish
Sat Mar 11, 2017 6:44 pm

I'm guessing he was separated from his nest somehow.
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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