Can anyone identify this ant queen?

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Martialis
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Re: Can anyone identify this ant queen?

Post: # 21068Post Martialis
Thu May 11, 2017 6:39 pm

Okay, I'm thinking this is more to the seven-8mm range (Don't try to round, if you are.) and Prenolepis imparis.
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Aphaenogaster cf. rudis

Tetramorium caespitum

Crematogaster sp.

Tapinoma sessile

PoorSomaliMan
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Re: Can anyone identify this ant queen?

Post: # 21069Post PoorSomaliMan
Thu May 11, 2017 6:47 pm

Nope. Just searched about that species.

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Re: Can anyone identify this ant queen?

Post: # 21070Post PoorSomaliMan
Thu May 11, 2017 6:48 pm

The queen is 5mm

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Re: Can anyone identify this ant queen?

Post: # 21071Post PoorSomaliMan
Thu May 11, 2017 6:49 pm

They like fairly warm temperatures.

Martialis
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Re: Can anyone identify this ant queen?

Post: # 21072Post Martialis
Thu May 11, 2017 6:51 pm

Alright, I'll go with Dorymyrmex bicolor then.
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Aphaenogaster cf. rudis

Tetramorium caespitum

Crematogaster sp.

Tapinoma sessile

Martialis
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Re: Can anyone identify this ant queen?

Post: # 21075Post Martialis
Thu May 11, 2017 6:59 pm

Forelius sp. is another possibility.
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Aphaenogaster cf. rudis

Tetramorium caespitum

Crematogaster sp.

Tapinoma sessile

PoorSomaliMan
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Re: Can anyone identify this ant queen?

Post: # 21076Post PoorSomaliMan
Thu May 11, 2017 7:02 pm

Forelius is likely. It looks right

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Re: Can anyone identify this ant queen?

Post: # 21077Post PoorSomaliMan
Thu May 11, 2017 7:06 pm

How do I care for her?

Martialis
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Re: Can anyone identify this ant queen?

Post: # 21080Post Martialis
Thu May 11, 2017 7:17 pm

Treat them like any queen. Feed them protein and sugars,such as honey and mealworms, and she should be okay.
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Aphaenogaster cf. rudis

Tetramorium caespitum

Crematogaster sp.

Tapinoma sessile

PoorSomaliMan
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Re: Can anyone identify this ant queen?

Post: # 21081Post PoorSomaliMan
Thu May 11, 2017 7:18 pm

What's a good way to give them honey?

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