Ant queen?

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reeds27763
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Ant queen?

Post: # 50437Post reeds27763
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:54 pm

About 1cm cought after a long rain http://imgur.com/gallery/IpycZYQ

AntKeeperNewb
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Re: Ant queen?

Post: # 50460Post AntKeeperNewb
Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:22 pm

im pretty sure its a queen, but need better photos for ID.

reeds27763
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Re: Ant queen?

Post: # 50463Post reeds27763
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:18 am

Took some more, only have a phone for photos :|
http://imgur.com/gallery/HggGqim

Pr0boszcz
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Re: Ant queen?

Post: # 50472Post Pr0boszcz
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:28 am


reeds27763
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Re: Ant queen?

Post: # 50479Post reeds27763
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:10 am

They say Lasius brevicornis is the NA equivilant, possibly that? It is early sep and east coast.

TheRealAntMan
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Re: Ant queen?

Post: # 50482Post TheRealAntMan
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:36 am

Best to wait for workers for a proper ID.
An ants' strength can be rivaled by few animals compared to relative body size.

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