Queen ant ID needed please (-:

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Qjunrr
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Queen ant ID needed please (-:

Post: # 48435Post Qjunrr
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:53 am

I hope these pics are good enough! shes a small one. I caught her yesterday in Ontario.

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Batspiderfish
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Re: Queen ant ID needed please (-:

Post: # 48458Post Batspiderfish
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:54 pm

Only you have access to files in your email account.
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.

Qjunrr
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Re: Queen ant ID needed please (-:

Post: # 48463Post Qjunrr
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:31 pm

Batspiderfish wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:54 pm
Only you have access to files in your email account.
Whoops! Hope you can see them now

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MorbidBugg
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Re: Queen ant ID needed please (-:

Post: # 48548Post MorbidBugg
Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:08 pm

Tetramorium sp.
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Qjunrr
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Re: Queen ant ID needed please (-:

Post: # 48555Post Qjunrr
Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:22 pm

Really? I thought myrmica

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Re: Queen ant ID needed please (-:

Post: # 48559Post MorbidBugg
Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:30 pm

Qjunrr wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:22 pm
Really? I thought myrmica
Funnily enough I thought perhaps tetramorium but looking at the key for myrmica looks even more accurate, especially. With the tiny spike right before the petiole (which admittedly I did not see on first inspection)
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