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by Ruaidhri
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Solenopsis sp. and..... (Quintana Roo, Mexico)
Replies: 1
Views: 114

Re: Solenopsis sp. and..... (Quintana Roo, Mexico)

So the second photo of Ant #1 is actually Ant #2.. I posted the wrong one, this is the photo I meant to post, even though it's horrible, at least one can see the length of the mandibles and antennae, and the relative sizes of head and gaster. https://i1120.photobucket.com/albums/l484/Rhu1/fullsizeou...
by Ruaidhri
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Solenopsis sp. and..... (Quintana Roo, Mexico)
Replies: 1
Views: 114

Solenopsis sp. and..... (Quintana Roo, Mexico)

Good evening, Whilst having a wander this evening I came across a small nest with a mound 1 -2 inches across and a single entrance on a dirt road next to some scrubby jungle. There were hundreds of tiny workers (2-3mm) and a few larger (what I thought were) majors (4-5mm) around the entrance. Peacef...
by Ruaidhri
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Camponotus planatus?
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: Camponotus planatus?

Well see that's interesting, because Antwiki says C. planatus has small colonies and is exquisitely arboreal.This colony I'm pretty sure is living in my wall (concrete) and has a good thousand workers (I don't know if that's 'small' I know that some species can number up to the millions per colony) ...
by Ruaidhri
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Camponotus planatus?
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Camponotus planatus?

Completely new to this... and I know that the photos aren't particularly great, but I hope that they're enough. I've been using the keys and guides I've found online as much possible. Ant was 5-6mm in length, I'm in the East of the Yucatan peninsula to the South of Cancun. As the title says I'm wond...