Unknown Queens

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RyanBaxter2002
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Unknown Queens

Post: # 28810Post RyanBaxter2002
Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:38 am

I caught three queen ants last night evening August 11 2017 on my driveway. I live in eastern north carolina US. Can you please identify the species of ant this is.
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YSTheAnt
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Re: Unknown Queens

Post: # 28811Post YSTheAnt
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:01 am

Can you tell us the size? By the looks of it it's camponotus sp. Or formica sp.

YSTheAnt
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Re: Unknown Queens

Post: # 28812Post YSTheAnt
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:02 am

I think formica or camponotus. Can you give us measurements?

RyanBaxter2002
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Re: Unknown Queens

Post: # 28818Post RyanBaxter2002
Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:26 pm

They are about .75 mm long.

RyanBaxter2002
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Re: Unknown Queens

Post: # 28819Post RyanBaxter2002
Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:33 pm

.75 cm

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Batspiderfish
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Re: Unknown Queens

Post: # 28826Post Batspiderfish
Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:47 pm

Pheidole sp. They are generally too difficult to identify to the species through normal photography.
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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