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by Cichlid
Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada
Replies: 21
Views: 2263

Re: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada

Here are some updated gaster shots. Depending on the angle the lighter areas seem almost see through.

https://imgur.com/a/P1SAXX5
by Cichlid
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada
Replies: 21
Views: 2263

Re: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada

"sp." just stands for species. There is also "spp." for species pluralis (more than one species) and "cf." for comparable to (when you can't prove an identity but it looks similar, e.g. Formica cf. ulkei ). Which brings me to the identity of the reddish "male". She is actually a social parasite que...
by Cichlid
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada
Replies: 21
Views: 2263

Re: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada

The fuzz in that pic is condensation or moisture within the test tube
by Cichlid
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada
Replies: 21
Views: 2263

Re: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada

Which picture has the fuzz in question?
by Cichlid
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada
Replies: 21
Views: 2263

Re: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada

Ive updated a few more pictures in the original links with some more shots but the last link wont update so here's a new one https://imgur.com/a/fBIgGrV of the would be 2 males. Ill note the one with the more slender pointed gaster is perhaps dying. Upon closer inspection of the tube with 3 in it is...
by Cichlid
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada
Replies: 21
Views: 2263

Re: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada

inches
So they are all about11-13mm long
by Cichlid
Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada
Replies: 21
Views: 2263

ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada

Caught today July 15 Stratford Ontario Canada. I've been scrolling through this for over an hour and I'm no closer to figuring out what i caught https://insectsofsouthernontario.ca/category/ants/ Thanks for helping me out. https://imgur.com/a/uzPFV8z https://imgur.com/a/rSSi2ny I'm guessing these 2 ...
by Cichlid
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada
Replies: 3
Views: 311

Re: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada

Thank you so much for your timely response. Should i just release the Lasius umbratus queens? Ive seen a few youtube videos about catching Lasius neoniger workers and brood and trying to introduce them but i think this is way above my experence. Also is Camponotus close enough of an id as far as i n...
by Cichlid
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada
Replies: 3
Views: 311

ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada

Hey guys/gals, Ive been watching the AntsCanada you tube channel for about 8 months and I decided to jump in and try to get started. Ive been so excited and Ive been out looking for queens after every rain. After 2 weeks of nothing I seem to have found my ant eyes. I'm hoping these pics are clear en...