Newbie here, just caught a queen! Help me ID please!

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Re: Newbie here, just caught a queen! Help me ID please!

Post: # 29784Post Razeluxe
Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:05 am

Working on it, just a moment

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Re: Newbie here, just caught a queen! Help me ID please!

Post: # 29786Post Razeluxe
Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:43 am

Here is one I just caught a few minutes ago, with as best a measurement as I could get. I'm so sorry about the quality of all this! I'll try to get a side view later

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Re: Newbie here, just caught a queen! Help me ID please!

Post: # 29790Post Razeluxe
Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:56 pm

Ant hunting is pretty fun, but kind of tiring after walking around in the heat for like 2 hours by the way xD

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Re: Newbie here, just caught a queen! Help me ID please!

Post: # 29794Post Razeluxe
Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:52 pm

Best picture yet

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Re: ID Request

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Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:43 pm

The Queen Above Is A Formica Queen.
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Re: Newbie here, just caught a queen! Help me ID please!

Post: # 29801Post Razeluxe
Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:44 pm

Any idea on the specific species?

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Re: Newbie here, just caught a queen! Help me ID please!

Post: # 29805Post Batspiderfish
Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:37 pm

Formica subsericea
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.

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Re: Newbie here, just caught a queen! Help me ID please!

Post: # 29808Post Razeluxe
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:38 pm

Sweet thanks

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