Tiny queen ant! What species is she?

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ChocolateMilk
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Tiny queen ant! What species is she?

Post: # 25650Post ChocolateMilk
Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:45 pm

I found this queen ant under a tiny part of a stick today (7/19/17) at 5:45 PM. She is pure black and she is 3-4 mm. She was found in southern Louisiana.
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Paratrechina longicornis

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Re: Tiny queen ant! What species is she?

Post: # 25653Post Batspiderfish
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:00 pm

Monomorium sp.
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Re: Tiny queen ant! What species is she?

Post: # 25654Post ChocolateMilk
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:08 pm

Batspiderfish wrote:
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:00 pm
Monomorium sp.
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Re: Tiny queen ant! What species is she?

Post: # 25745Post tiger01vincent
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:57 am

Wow, cool ant queen! How tiny she is! How did you manage to see her in the grass/dirt?
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Re: Tiny queen ant! What species is she?

Post: # 25776Post ChocolateMilk
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:33 pm

tiger01vincent wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:57 am
Wow, cool ant queen! How tiny she is! How did you manage to see her in the grass/dirt?
I found her while I was flipping over sticks and bricks. This is how I usually look for queens now. I also found a Crematogaster atkinsoni queen under a brick a while ago. I know you probably don't care, but my Crematogaster atkinsoni colony got invaded by maggots. Thank god the queen is still alive.
Keeper of:

S. invicta x1
Monomorium sp. x1
?? x1

Dream species:

Paratrechina longicornis

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tiger01vincent
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Re: Tiny queen ant! What species is she?

Post: # 25780Post tiger01vincent
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:58 pm

ChocolateMilk wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:33 pm
tiger01vincent wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:57 am
Wow, cool ant queen! How tiny she is! How did you manage to see her in the grass/dirt?
I found her while I was flipping over sticks and bricks. This is how I usually look for queens now. I also found a Crematogaster atkinsoni queen under a brick a while ago. I know you probably don't care, but my Crematogaster atkinsoni colony got invaded by maggots. Thank god the queen is still alive.
Oh geez, sounds awefull!!!!! 😬😲😳😵
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Re: Tiny queen ant! What species is she?

Post: # 25797Post ChocolateMilk
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:22 pm

tiger01vincent wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:58 pm
ChocolateMilk wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:33 pm
tiger01vincent wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:57 am
Wow, cool ant queen! How tiny she is! How did you manage to see her in the grass/dirt?
I found her while I was flipping over sticks and bricks. This is how I usually look for queens now. I also found a Crematogaster atkinsoni queen under a brick a while ago. I know you probably don't care, but my Crematogaster atkinsoni colony got invaded by maggots. Thank god the queen is still alive.
Oh geez, sounds awefull!!!!! 😬😲😳😵
She's fine now :D! She started laying eggs again!
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S. invicta x1
Monomorium sp. x1
?? x1

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Paratrechina longicornis

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tiger01vincent
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Re: Tiny queen ant! What species is she?

Post: # 25800Post tiger01vincent
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:28 pm

OOh, lucky! :D GL
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Re: Tiny queen ant! What species is she?

Post: # 32160Post PTasker15
Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:40 pm

I see Youre Dream Species Are Black Crazy Ants....I Have A Few Colonies In Houston :3
These Are My Pretty,Pretty Queens

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Re: Tiny queen ant! What species is she?

Post: # 32270Post tiger01vincent
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:53 pm

PTasker15 wrote:
Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:40 pm
I see Youre Dream Species Are Black Crazy Ants....I Have A Few Colonies In Houston :3
its all good, I live in Sweden Btw, so shipping would be slow and expensive. But Thank you man!
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