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by JustCliff
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 2 Queen ID requests (Arkansas)
Replies: 1
Views: 81

Re: 2 Queen ID requests (Arkansas)

Can't help with queen 1, she's got some terrifying looking mandibles though :lol:

Queen 2 looks to be an Aphaenogaster Sp.
by JustCliff
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need Queen ID
Replies: 2
Views: 62

Re: Need Queen ID

Can't tell with those pictures, though the third makes it look like a wasp. The antennae don't look handle bar in shape, wasps can spiral their antennae up and look a little more "soft" in appearance.
by JustCliff
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identification of multiple queens /embedded pictures
Replies: 4
Views: 175

Re: Identification of multiple queens /embedded pictures

TheRealAntMan wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:43 am
The third appears to be Prenolepis nitens
I thought it looked like Prenolepis, specially the workers, I guess caught in April makes sense too. :o
by JustCliff
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identification of multiple queens /embedded pictures
Replies: 4
Views: 175

Re: Identification of multiple queens /embedded pictures

Unfamiliar with the ants in your area, but I'll give my guesses. 1. Camponotus ligniperda 2. Unsure / Lasius Sp. 3. Unsure / Lasius Sp. / Feel like I've seen this species before but can't find it again. :( 4. Unsure / Lasius Sp. / Formica Sp. 5. Measurements? / Lasius niger To me most look Lasius, h...
by JustCliff
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Caught this "Queen" in Costa Rica. Pachycondyla? Help!
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: Caught this "Queen" in Costa Rica. Pachycondyla? Help!

After rereading what I wrote, I felt I wasn't clear enough. She looks like she has an outworld, which is the container with the blue gravel. This is where she should gather proteins and sugars, she will need something else inside that container or separate from it that she can call her nest. The sta...
by JustCliff
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Caught this "Queen" in Costa Rica. Pachycondyla? Help!
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: Caught this "Queen" in Costa Rica. Pachycondyla? Help!

I'm not familiar with the species in Costa Rica, but I'd agree with your identification. She LOOKS like a semi claustral queen, and Pachycondyla is semi claustral. If all of this is true, she will need an outworld in her founding stage. A place she can call her "nest", somewhere dark and has some mo...
by JustCliff
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen in Araizona help.
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Re: Queen in Araizona help.

Your first two pictures and first two pictures of your second post MIGHT be Brachymyrmex Sp. . They're VERY small and can hold impressive amounts of liquid in their gasters per their size, specially the workers. She looks a little darker though. The seventh and eighth pictures of your newest post al...
by JustCliff
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: New Queen!
Replies: 11
Views: 440

Re: New Queen!

nbro444 wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:13 pm
I will post a new photo as soon as I get home
Stick a ruler or measuring tape next too her when you do, if possible
by JustCliff
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: New Queen!
Replies: 11
Views: 440

Re: New Queen!

Can you take as close of a picture that your camera can manage with more light? It's difficult to tell a lot of the non-common genera without size and hair reflecting light. I personally am not comfortable taking a guess with what I see, though my posts on this bored are always guesses anyways. :lol...
by JustCliff
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen Ant Identification
Replies: 4
Views: 107

Re: Queen Ant Identification

I'd also say she is C. novaeboracensis. Camponotus ants are my personal favorite, I wish I could find some that weren't solid black. I've never once seen a different colored carpenter ant here in Ohio. :x I know they exist, but they're rare around me apparently. Be careful around the queen and her e...