Another ID reno, nv

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Comnav24
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Another ID reno, nv

Post: # 36323Post Comnav24
Thu May 24, 2018 10:54 pm

Queen 20180524 2000 reno, Nv
Orange brown body silvery grey faster
Caught near irrigation ditch making chamber in sandy clay mud
During thunderstorm w/light rain
12mm estimated using a penny for comparison

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antnest8
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Re: Another ID reno, nv

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Fri May 25, 2018 5:35 am

the images are not working
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2 lasius umbratus/neoniger colony
1 queen colony of prenolepis
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis
1 Myrmica queen
1 tapinoma sessile colony

Comnav24
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Re: Another ID reno, nv

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Fri May 25, 2018 1:51 pm

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Re: Another ID reno, nv

Post: # 36349Post Batspiderfish
Fri May 25, 2018 3:04 pm

Myrmecocystus sp.
If you enjoy my expertise and identifications, please do not put wild populations at risk of disease by releasing pet colonies. We are responsible to give our pets the best care we can manage for the rest of their lives.

Comnav24
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Re: Another ID reno, nv

Post: # 36550Post Comnav24
Wed May 30, 2018 9:34 am

She laid eggs lastnight... :) hopefully she prospers :D. Thank you for the ID, I may need a new nest for her and her colony

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