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adar2013

queen identification

Post: # 22155Post adar2013
Wed May 31, 2017 11:33 pm

hi . sooo i caught a queen today and i never saw this species .....


i think its sugar ant queen but is a bit different from the pictures i saw.... her back black but her bottom is orange.
what species is she? plz help

JackPayne
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Re: queen identification

Post: # 22157Post JackPayne
Wed May 31, 2017 11:45 pm

We need a photo, measurements and location.
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adar2013

Re: queen identification

Post: # 22159Post adar2013
Wed May 31, 2017 11:55 pm

ok just a moment

adar2013

Re: queen identification

Post: # 22160Post adar2013
Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:02 am

Image
i live in israel
the queen is 3 centimeters [/img]in length.
her bottom is orange and her back is black




plz help

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Batspiderfish
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Re: queen identification

Post: # 22170Post Batspiderfish
Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:38 am

adar2013 wrote:
Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:02 am
http://imgur.com/a/8mQcC
i live in israel
the queen is 3 centimeters [/img]in length.
her bottom is orange and her back is black

plz help
I could use more pictures, showing off the queen from different angles. A shot of the head would be helpful.
If you enjoy my expertise and identifications, please do not put wild populations at risk of disease by releasing pet colonies. We are responsible to give our pets the best care we can manage for the rest of their lives.

adar2013

Re: queen identification

Post: # 22172Post adar2013
Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:07 am

ok here:
Image
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Batspiderfish
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Re: queen identification

Post: # 22174Post Batspiderfish
Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:31 am

Thank you! Looks like a Camponotus sp., although sadly I wouldn't be able to tell which species from this distance.
If you enjoy my expertise and identifications, please do not put wild populations at risk of disease by releasing pet colonies. We are responsible to give our pets the best care we can manage for the rest of their lives.

adar2013

Re: queen identification

Post: # 22175Post adar2013
Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:53 am

thank! so much!!!!!! :D :D :D :D :D
i check how to take care of her

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