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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Camponotus nearcticus

Prenolepis imparis

Myrmica

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Phoenix
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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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Aquaexploder
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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

Prenolepis imparis

Myrmica

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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Aphaenogaster cf. rudis

Tetramorium caespitum

Crematogaster sp.

Tapinoma sessile

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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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Rules & Requirements for Identification:
http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=292

How to take pictures for identification:
http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=2167

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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.
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Aphaenogaster cf. rudis

Tetramorium caespitum

Crematogaster sp.

Tapinoma sessile

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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.
Links:
Rules & Requirements for Identification:
http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=292

How to take pictures for identification:
http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=2167

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