Can someone help me ID this (possible) queen?

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AntsCalifornia
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Can someone help me ID this (possible) queen?

Post: # 34753Post AntsCalifornia
Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:50 pm

I found this amazing looking ant today. I think it's a harvester ant queen but I'm not 100% sure.. any one know what it is?Image
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(If it is a queen)
Any information on their care would be greatly appreciated,Thanks.

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Re: Can someone help me ID this (possible) queen?

Post: # 34754Post antnest8
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:16 pm

can you get a couple more pictures from the side :D
keeper of
1 lasius umbratus
8 tetremorium queens
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony

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Re: Can someone help me ID this (possible) queen?

Post: # 34763Post AntsCalifornia
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:14 pm

Sure! sorry for the poor quality. Hope this helps.ImageImage
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Re: Can someone help me ID this (possible) queen?

Post: # 34786Post AntsTexas
Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:58 pm

That is a Pogonomyrmex barbatus queen. Nice find!
Keeper of:
Solenopsis invicta
Camponotus pennsylvanicus
Pseudomyrmex gracilis x2
Crematogaster laeviuscula
Odontomachus haematodus

Looking for:
Pogonomrymex rugosus
Atta texana
Anything that isn't a fire ant...

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Re: Can someone help me ID this (possible) queen?

Post: # 34789Post antnest8
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:23 am

AntsTexas wrote:
Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:58 pm
That is a Pogonomyrmex barbatus queen. Nice find!
yep that's a queen and a good one best of luck
keeper of
1 lasius umbratus
8 tetremorium queens
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony

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