I found a small queen ant, Which species is it?

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Gin154
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I found a small queen ant, Which species is it?

Post: # 55781Post Gin154
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:57 pm

Hello guys, I've found a small queen ant, she's black in color and is quite smal, about a centimeter long, she has already laid some eggs and I'm so happy guys.
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DontSquishTheAnt
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Re: I found a small queen ant, Which species is it?

Post: # 55782Post DontSquishTheAnt
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:03 pm

Crematogaster sp. looks like.
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Gin154
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Re: I found a small queen ant, Which species is it?

Post: # 55783Post Gin154
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:32 pm

DontSquishTheAnt wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:03 pm
Crematogaster sp. looks like.
Thank you, I looked for crematogaster on google and yeah, it's a Crematogaster cerasi, Thank you so much, BTW I found it in Pernambuco-Brazil.

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Re: I found a small queen ant, Which species is it?

Post: # 55816Post shaky33
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:41 pm

Gin154 wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:32 pm
DontSquishTheAnt wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:03 pm
Crematogaster sp. looks like.
Thank you, I looked for crematogaster on google and yeah, it's a Crematogaster cerasi, Thank you so much, BTW I found it in Pernambuco-Brazil.
Probably wouldn't be wise to assume the species. It definitely looks like Crematogaster sp. however.
- Rhytidoponera metallica
- Camponotus consobrinus x2
- Anonychomryma sp.
- Nylanderia sp.
- Melaphorus sp.
- Camponotus cairns
- Crematogaster sp.
- Colobopsis sp.
- Myrmecia nigrocinta
- Iridomyrmex purpureus
- Camponotus eastwoodi

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