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by Lifesmistro
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need Help Identifying
Replies: 14
Views: 338

Re: Need Help Identifying

much info such wow lol yes i think your right considering the new info i'm going to go with Camponotus floridanus At this point, I am not sure. Need to know her size! Hawkeye, her size is about 1 cm. Please see the linked photos below, they are a bit more clear and are from front, top and side. Tha...
by Lifesmistro
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need Help Identifying
Replies: 14
Views: 338

Re: Need Help Identifying

I’m thinking Lasius Niger I don't know about that, from the photo from above you can see the width her head is just a bit bigger than her thorax. From the link below, I was led to believe that this is a trait of Formica and not of Lasius. Please correct me if I am wrong. Also I will take a front, s...
by Lifesmistro
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need Help Identifying
Replies: 14
Views: 338

Re: Need Help Identifying

Sorry for the slow reply. She is much smaller than my Camponotus Herculeanus, like half the size so about 1cm. The side of her gaster is kind of wavy so after looking so more I think she might be Formica Neogagates as they also have a wavy pattern. I can get a better picture now that she is in a bet...
by Lifesmistro
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need Help Identifying
Replies: 14
Views: 338

Need Help Identifying

Hello, New ant keeper in Alberta Canada, I caught the attached ant and am not entirely sure what species she is, I think she is Formica Podzolica but maybe not, her gastor seems different. Any help would be appreciated, thanks! The board is at its limit for images so links below to my one drive for ...
by Lifesmistro
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen Ant Identification
Replies: 48
Views: 17422

Re: Queen Ant Identification

I caught this lady outside of work last week and am just curious on her proper identification. This will be my first colony and as such I am well aware that I lack proper skills at identification. She already has started laying eggs. I think she is Camponotus herculeanus. https://1drv.ms/u/s!AvKzQYL...