[5 mm queen + colony] Brazil - Sao Paulo

Help with identifying the species your ants

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Johnfer
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[5 mm queen + colony] Brazil - Sao Paulo

Post: # 32284Post Johnfer
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:35 am

Hello everyone,

On June I caught this queen. Since then, I have been taking care of her. Now the colony has 15 workers, but I don't know what species they are.
The queen has about 5 mm long, red-dark color. The workers are brownish-transparent, about 3 mm long. No majors, all are the same size, they only eat insects and sugarwater, sometimes honey. I tried other foods but they don't accept.
Here are some photos, sorry for the quality but they are so tiny, it is very difficult to take good images.
The colony is living in a test tube, and it is a mess, very dirty. There is a new one connected, but they are not willing to move.

Link for the photos:
https://imgur.com/a/naZUR

If someone could help me to identify them, I would be very grateful.

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