Ponera pennsylvanica?

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PTasker15
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Location: Crosby,TX

Ponera pennsylvanica?

Post: # 32984Post PTasker15
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:44 am

Yesterday I Accedintuly Caught A Medium,Black Queen Ant That Stung Me.It Doesn't Show Up In The Video,But She Has Wing Scars,Eggs,And A Not So Pleasant Sting.I Think Its Ponera pennsylvanica Beacuse I Caught Her 11/20/17.Her Abdomen Also Represents Ponera pennsylvanica,But Making Sure.
Extra:
Caught 1:19 PM,11/20/17,No Rain Past Week,
Caught in 73°F
About 4.5 MM
Stings,And Hurts(Feels Like Getting Glass Stuck In You're Arm)
Is Black,But When Put Up To The Sun,Represents
The Green-Head Ant,
Rhytidoponera metallica
Has Orange Legs And Jaws
Seems Shy
Not Disturbed By Direct Light
Caught In Crosby,Texas,USA
Very Neutral..
Unsure Of Fully Or Semi Claustral
Link To Video:
https://youtu.be/ROFA-7hzWt4
Colonies:
7 S.Invicta
3 Pheidole Pallidula
1 T.Melanocephalum
1 Psudomyrmex Ejectus
Founding:
1 T.Binacaruim
2 C.Ashmeadi
20+ S.Invicta
1 P.Gracciles
2 Solenopsis Ricthetri(1 Pure,1 Cross Ricteri x Invicta)
Almost A Year Of Ant Keeping :o

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