Id please

Help with identifying the species your ants

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Id please

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Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:08 pm

Image north western ohio

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Re: Id please

Post: # 56577Post DontSquishTheAnt
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:04 am

Here is a short video on posting pictures on the forums: https://youtu.be/c1Mu4Rw3s8w. Once you get a picture up, I can help you with the ID.
First year and already enjoying it!

Founding:
1 Solenopsis molesta colony with ~10 nanitic workers and lots of brood

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Re: Id please

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Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:26 am

I did follow the video opens up on my laptop but wont on my phone ,ill try after work

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Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:20 am

http://imgur.com/a/VcaHHP8 . see if that works i have 6 of them and 2 of something else ill post more when I get home

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Re: Id please

Post: # 56582Post moodery
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:49 pm

can you measure it for the length but from the pic it looks like a Camponotus sp.
keeping
1x Solenopsis molesta i think 10-20 workers
1x Camponotus pennsylvanicus/formosensis 2 worker
1x Formica pallidefulva 7 workers

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Re: Id please

Post: # 56583Post DontSquishTheAnt
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:07 pm

I think it is a parasitic Lasius, so length would really help.
First year and already enjoying it!

Founding:
1 Solenopsis molesta colony with ~10 nanitic workers and lots of brood

Genesis 1:24

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Re: Id please

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Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:11 pm

They have a strong smell , they are 8-10 mm

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Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:14 pm

http://imgur.com/gallery/zeXLPH3 i have found 2 of these as well 5-8 mm

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Re: Id please

Post: # 56603Post moodery
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:56 pm

i agree it seems to be Lasius umbratus
keeping
1x Solenopsis molesta i think 10-20 workers
1x Camponotus pennsylvanicus/formosensis 2 worker
1x Formica pallidefulva 7 workers

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Re: Id please

Post: # 56604Post moodery
Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:03 pm

the other 2 look to be C. lienolata. but i would need better pictures to confirm it
keeping
1x Solenopsis molesta i think 10-20 workers
1x Camponotus pennsylvanicus/formosensis 2 worker
1x Formica pallidefulva 7 workers

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