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by gluner
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identifying queen found in New Mexico
Replies: 3
Views: 989

Re: Identifying queen found in New Mexico

Thanks! One queen has survived and she's laid about 20 eggs! No workers yet though :(
by gluner
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identifying carpenter queen in New Mexico
Replies: 0
Views: 515

Identifying carpenter queen in New Mexico

I found this queen (I think?) in New Mexico, south of Albuquerque. The ants from this colony are only out after dark, and I'm pretty sure they are living in a big stump in my front yard. I think they are carpenter ants, but I'm not sure which species (or even if they really are carpenter ants). I ca...
by gluner
Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identifying queen found in New Mexico
Replies: 3
Views: 989

Identifying queen found in New Mexico

Hi! I captured some queen ants during their nuptial flight in New Mexico, south of Albuquerque. They were captured on June 19, 2018. The queens are 10-12mm long. The males were maybe 8-9mm but I don't have one to measure. The workers were a bit smaller still. During the daytime the ants were swarmin...