Worker ant identification

Help with identifying the species your ants

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MichaelJones
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Location: Arizona

Re: Worker ant identification

Post: # 18013Post MichaelJones
Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:40 pm

Does Dorymyrmex insanus prefer Dry or moist nests? Need a reply ASAP, I been researching but cant find anything

Canadiananter
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Re: Worker ant identification

Post: # 18239Post Canadiananter
Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:42 pm

I think the first one is Dorymyrmex bureni and the second one is Dormyrmex insanus. The major looks like Pogonomyrmex badius to me

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Batspiderfish
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Re: Worker ant identification

Post: # 18250Post Batspiderfish
Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:55 pm

I can't really make out a cone-like propodium on the first workers, why not Forelius pruinosus?
Links:
Rules & Requirements for Identification:
http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=292

How to take pictures for identification:
http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=2167

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