S. xyloni or S. invicta??

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S. xyloni or S. invicta??

Post: # 21242Post ooper01
Tue May 16, 2017 10:16 am

Does anybody know how to tell between Solenopsis xyloni and Solenopsis invicta? Here are a few pics of the queen.
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Re: S. xyloni or S. invicta??

Post: # 21243Post Martialis
Tue May 16, 2017 11:12 am

This is a Solenopsis invicta, given the time of year and coloration of the queen.

Edit: Can you get some photos in better light?
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Re: S. xyloni or S. invicta??

Post: # 21276Post ooper01
Tue May 16, 2017 10:52 pm

Martialis wrote:
Tue May 16, 2017 11:12 am
This is a Solenopsis invicta, given the time of year and coloration of the queen.

Edit: Can you get some photos in better light?
That was my guess as well, but wanted to get another opinion. Thanks!
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