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by Opee2012
Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant Identification, Southern Turkey near Syria
Replies: 5
Views: 423

Re: Ant Identification, Southern Turkey near Syria

Yeah they are definitely Cataglyphis nodus. Makes sense why they have their gasters in the air. The picture was taken early in the morning when I usually see them foraging as it is cooler then. In the middle of the day it gets upwards of 40°C here.

Thanks for the research!
by Opee2012
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant Identification, Southern Turkey near Syria
Replies: 5
Views: 423

Re: Ant Identification, Southern Turkey near Syria

They look like to be a type of Camponotus variety. Looks similar to the Camponotus floridanus too.
by Opee2012
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant Identification, Southern Turkey near Syria
Replies: 5
Views: 423

Ant Identification, Southern Turkey near Syria

http://i1126.photobucket.com/albums/l604/Opee2012/MVIMG_20180723_0618332_zpsn76xzmka.jpg I'm deployed out here in Turkey and I came across some interesting looking ants. They seem to come in different sizes and the bigger ones in the picture are about 14mm. There gasters are sticking upright when t...