Could this be a queen?

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Theturtguy
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Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21197Post Theturtguy
Mon May 15, 2017 7:02 am

I caught this thing, do you guys know what it is?
http://imgur.com/a/9UV6A
http://imgur.com/a/nyOje
http://imgur.com/a/oJtrw
http://imgur.com/a/WXzk0
http://imgur.com/a/8Jq5g

Thanks!

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Re: Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21198Post Martialis
Mon May 15, 2017 7:12 am

How large is she?

This was caught in Singapore, correct?
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Phoenix
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Re: ID Request

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Mon May 15, 2017 7:42 am

Looks Like A Pheidole Sp. [Queen] To Me.
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Re: Could this be a queen?

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Mon May 15, 2017 4:00 pm

Phoenix wrote:
Mon May 15, 2017 7:42 am
Looks Like A Pheidole Sp. [Queen] To Me.
I agree.
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Re: Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21223Post Martialis
Mon May 15, 2017 6:31 pm

This was proven to be a Carebara queen.
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Re: Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21363Post GamerZero
Fri May 19, 2017 5:37 am

it's Carebara Diversa Queen

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Re: Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21368Post Batspiderfish
Fri May 19, 2017 7:49 am

There's more than one species of Carebara.
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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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Re: Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21369Post Martialis
Fri May 19, 2017 7:51 am

Aren't most tiny?
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Re: Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21370Post Batspiderfish
Fri May 19, 2017 8:07 am

C. diversa is one of several large Carebara spp. in that region.
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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Re: Could this be a queen?

Post: # 21371Post Martialis
Fri May 19, 2017 8:16 am

I didn't know that-- I'm going to research this now. Thanks.
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