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by EarthStudent
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID - Iowa - 8/6/19
Replies: 5
Views: 275

Re: Queen ID - Iowa - 8/6/19

FYI this seems to be Solenopsis molesta.
by EarthStudent
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: A different question.
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Re: A different question.

I don't know how much help I will be because I'm still a noob myself. I think Tetramorium immigrans has bare pupae (no cocoon) which I think makes it harder to tell the difference between the larvae and pupae. But if you look close enough it's not difficult to tell. Both are white but the larvae loo...
by EarthStudent
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID help
Replies: 4
Views: 264

Re: ID help

Hard to tell from the photo but it looks like a Camonotus major worker to me. Did you catch the other ant in with her or did she produce those since you have had her?
by EarthStudent
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen Id #2 - Central Wisconsin
Replies: 6
Views: 314

Re: Queen Id #2 - Central Wisconsin

Looks like Camponotus pennsylvanicus to me.
by EarthStudent
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID - Iowa - 8/6/19
Replies: 5
Views: 275

Re: Queen ID - Iowa - 8/6/19

We don't have fire ants in Iowa as far as I know and these are only 5mm long, I think that's to small to be a fire ant queen?
by EarthStudent
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Please Help Identify These 2 Queens!!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 650

Re: Please Help Identify These 2 Queens!!!!!

Picture
1 looks like Crematogaster sp.
2 can't tell, it kind of looks like a male to me
3 looks like Crematogaster sp.
4 ??
5 ??
by EarthStudent
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Is this a Queen? Pls help :/
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: Is this a Queen? Pls help :/

Definitely a queen ant and not a male. Not sure the species though maybe Formica sp.?
by EarthStudent
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Caught in Central Saskatchewan May 22, 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 4313

Re: Caught in Central Saskatchewan May 22, 2019

Looks like Camponotus pennsylvanicus
by EarthStudent
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 3 big queen ants. PLEASE HELP IDENTIFY
Replies: 3
Views: 246

Re: 3 big queen ants. PLEASE HELP IDENTIFY

Looks like the thorax is a bit reddish so I would say Camponotus novaeboracensis. If they are not red and basically solid black than Camponotus pennsylvanicus. Either way definitely Camponotus sp.
by EarthStudent
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID-Iowa-8/7/19 ("High Quality Photos!)
Replies: 1
Views: 137

Queen ID-Iowa-8/7/19 ("High Quality Photos!)

Found her in the parking lot at work. About 12-13mm long. I'm guessing Formica subsericea? https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/QVbMa_zRYO8Ar25JsSDGPkfs88EzPzoMvz8-2Ump2OMwq8n8bxlLJrRSOO21Cg6AJdNH9vhcRh-AeMGkuY0EnLIPfpLgpOrQMKoCJ9Yf7PLlXV_g1se6jSC9CeNfxWdzoZwUaXOcWecKFH6D3z8sTaYzCjC6vnLEIa22XxXAowFGyD3...