Camponotus Herculeanus or Pennsylvanicus

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1sttimeantfarm
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Camponotus Herculeanus or Pennsylvanicus

Post: # 31364Post 1sttimeantfarm
Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:31 pm

Caught in June in Ontario, CA, I know they are Camponotus based on queen size. Very pronounced grey or silver lines on gaster. (also more apparent when well fed) I appreciate this learning process more and more every day.
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The queen also has some red to her but since the workers do not really, I ruled out Nova.
Another colony I have is more purely black and I believe one is herculeanus and the other pennsylvanicus.
Thank you for any responses.
Crystal
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Founding four camponotus queens, two tetramorium queens and one formica.
Five have eggs. 3-4 have larvae.
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Re: Camponotus Herculeanus or Pennsylvanicus

Post: # 32679Post PTasker15
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:49 am

Camponotus noveboracensis
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