Ant genus identification

Help with identifying the species your ants

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JDuke91
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Location: Fort St John, BC

Ant genus identification

Post: # 57236Post JDuke91
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:09 pm

Hey all I'm relatively new to ants and have always been fascinated by them. This will be my first year at keeping any. So I've been seeing what species I have in my area. There is one however that I believe to be Formica exsectoides but all the research I do says this ant lives in Eastern Canada and I'm in western Canada. To get a good picture I had to sacrifice one of the little guys and I'm sorry for that. But it was for science.

DontSquishTheAnt
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Location: Connecticut

Re: Ant genus identification

Post: # 57298Post DontSquishTheAnt
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:21 pm

Here is a thread talking about how to post pictures on the forum if you are having trouble: https://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=162
First year and already enjoying it!

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