Queen ant identification

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Ltislander
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Queen ant identification

Post: # 36269Post Ltislander
Wed May 23, 2018 10:49 am

What kind of ant is this? Western Massachusetts
11:30 am.

https://twitter.com/mcsquiid/status/999315231603077120?s=21
1 camponotus pennsylvanicus with 5 eggs!

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Ltislander
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Re: Queen ant identification

Post: # 36270Post Ltislander
Wed May 23, 2018 12:20 pm

I took another look at her and her gahster is bloated and she keeps licking it. Is that good?
1 camponotus pennsylvanicus with 5 eggs!

KHaAnts
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Re: Queen ant identification

Post: # 36357Post KHaAnts
Fri May 25, 2018 8:22 pm

Ltislander wrote:
Wed May 23, 2018 12:20 pm
I took another look at her and her gahster is bloated and she keeps licking it. Is that good?
Link does not work, but that IS a good sign! I believe cleaning gasters is a sign of recently have been mated!

akaant
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Re: Queen ant identification

Post: # 36539Post akaant
Tue May 29, 2018 10:14 pm

Can you take a better pic?

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