Are these Mites?

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JoeHostile1
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Are these Mites?

Post: # 47834Post JoeHostile1
Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:13 pm

My Lasius Neoniger colony is crawling with these guys. None of the ants have mites stuck to them at all. But there are at least 100 of these bugs crawling around inside the nest. Here are some pictures, but they are extramly small and do not stop moving. So can’t get any detail.

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Tetramorium immigrans * Lasius Neoniger * Lasius Claviger * Messor Aciculatus * Myrmica Rubra * Camponotus Novaeboracensis * Camponotus Turkastanus * Pheidole Pallidula

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Re: Are these Mites?

Post: # 48806Post antnest8
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:37 pm

I don't know...
keeper of
3 tetremorium queens
2 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony
!!And A CREMATOGASTER QUEEN!!

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