Cought in South East South Dakota mid September

Help with identifying the species your ants

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artychalice
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Cought in South East South Dakota mid September

Post: # 64633Post artychalice
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:33 pm

I need some help identifing these ants. They are about 12-13mm I think
https://photos.app.goo.gl/HosDmMqif8fyXbGYA

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DeiaFormica
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Re: Cought in South East South Dakota mid September

Post: # 64634Post DeiaFormica
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:12 pm

Definitely Camponotus, not queens though.

They could be Pennsylvanicus or Modoc if these major workers are that large. Every other species I looked up for your area are either much smaller, or have distinct colours and patterns.

Hope this helps.

artychalice
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Re: Cought in South East South Dakota mid September

Post: # 64635Post artychalice
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:42 pm

Thanks for the help and the quick reply

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