Could need some Help identifying some Queens

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Could need some Help identifying some Queens

Post: # 38383Post nullnull
Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:27 pm

I just found some Ant Queens on my way home but I could need some help in identifying these Ladies. Here are some Pictures.

they where all caught in northeastern Germany in the area around Berlin

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Re: Could need some Help identifying some Queens

Post: # 38536Post PTasker15
Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:56 am

Probably Lasius Or Camponotus Modoc
My current ants
Pogonomyrmex Occdentalis
Myrmecositis Mexicanus
Formica Subsercea
Pheidole Moerens
Pheidole Obscuriothorax
Pheidole Bicarinata
Tetramourium Bicarinatum
Temnothorax Lonvcieps
Camponotua Castanus
Solenopsis Richteri,invicta,xyloni,Molesta.

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Re: Could need some Help identifying some Queens

Post: # 40266Post antsofthelowcountry
Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:21 pm

I am not an expert but, I believe it is a Camponotus aethiops queen. They are indigenous to Germany with similar size and coloration.
As always, wishing you well on your exciting ant adventure, Ants the Lowcountry.

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