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.

http://www.directupload.net/file/d/5124/5kd28rou_jpg.htm
http://www.directupload.net/file/d/5124/k6jevgmu_jpg.htm
http://www.directupload.net/file/d/5124/jcesibvx_jpg.htm
http://www.directupload.net/file/d/5124/miodbqs8_jpg.htm
http://www.directupload.net/file/d/5124/e8rk4kwy_jpg.htm

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

PTasker15
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Location: Crosby,TX

Re: Could need some Help identifying some Queens

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

Probably Lasius Or Camponotus Modoc
Colonies:
1 Tetramourium Binarcairtum
1 Crematogaster Biroi
Founding:
3 Camponotus Deciepens
7 Camponotus Ceastaus
1 Strumigenys Rogeri
1 Dormyrmex Bureni
6 Nylanderia Terricola
4 Brachymyrmex Pataginicus
Dream Species-Atta Texana

antsofthelowcountry
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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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