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CaptainE123

Identification

Post: # 4942Post CaptainE123
Sat Feb 27, 2016 8:17 pm

I looked at some of the ants website, but none of them gave me the needed information. I went and caught an ant near my home and wanted to see if it could be identified. I could then search up the nuptial flight times for that ant. I think it may be Manica hunteri but I'm not sure.


Thanks!
I apologize beforehand if the pictures are blurry- I don't have the best picture-taking equipment. :)
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GriffinAnt

Re: Identification

Post: # 4944Post GriffinAnt
Sun Feb 28, 2016 4:36 am

well its not a Queen ,other than that i have no idea

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Ants4fun
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Re: Identification

Post: # 4946Post Ants4fun
Sun Feb 28, 2016 9:19 pm

It looks like an argenitine ant worker to me.

jonathan21700
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Re: Identification

Post: # 4968Post jonathan21700
Thu Mar 03, 2016 5:55 am

I agree with Ants4fun. Linepithema humile .
Probably the most common ant in urban SoCal.

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Re: Identification

Post: # 5183Post i2chip
Mon Mar 28, 2016 7:11 pm

My first queen was a Linepithema humile. I only found 1 and she laid 6 eggs, ate them and then died. RIP. If you find 1 Linepithema humile alone, leave it be unless you also find workers for it, awesome people on the forums told me that, I just could not find any workers for her. I've just got lucky though and saved 7 queens in my pool :)

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