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by Batspiderfish
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Is she a queen?
Replies: 3
Views: 47

Re: Is she a queen?

Camponotus major.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Smallest queen ive ever seen 4 mm Ontario 6:30 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 51

Re: Smallest queen ive ever seen 4 mm Ontario 6:30 pm

MorbidBugg wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:19 pm
That makes me so happy that I was right about the genus again the eyes aren't so great. However im curious what makes it depilis? I'm amazed the quality was good enough for an accurate ID

Oops depilis - without hair
B. depilis is the only species from the genus which lives that far north.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Upstate NY - September 14th
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: Upstate NY - September 14th

The underside of an ant isn't useful for ID's.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Lasius Neoniger? Labor Day Queen?
Replies: 3
Views: 45

Re: Lasius Neoniger? Labor Day Queen?

Lasius americanus stops flying around mid-August, so it could be L. pallitarsis or L. neoniger. Only pictures of the teeth on the mandibles and the hairs on the antennae will distinguish these two.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Sep 02, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: myrmica queen identification
Replies: 4
Views: 1098

Re: myrmica queen identification

I thought you said you had to disect a worker to id it. In some cases you do! The main point is that Myrmica is moderately diverse and the differences between most species are so subtle that even decent macro photography is insufficient. Some ants simply won't be identified on forums like this with...
by Batspiderfish
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: QUEEN ID PLEASE
Replies: 3
Views: 96

Re: QUEEN ID PLEASE

Hey just wondering what prevented you from identifying the species. Because I just identified an ant that looks exactly like this as Lasius neoniger and now I’m wondering if I should have just said Lasius sp. Niger-group Lasius can only be properly identified with a view of the hairs on the antenna...