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What is this ant Genus/Species?

Posted: Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:49 pm
by XavierF
This colony has 8 queens that seem to hide under large rocks and in the ground, hot sure if it is there nuptial flight at the moment but the queens have been up and about for the last few days. These ants where found in north Canterbury, New Zealand it is near the middle of spring. photo taken today at 12:00PM ish (27/10/2019). Image

Image link (for if the photo didn't work):
https://photos.app.goo.gl/LkcMkPGvwfVkkaAf7

Re: What is this ant Genus/Species?

Posted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:00 am
by Hawkeye
XavierF wrote:
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:49 pm
This colony has 8 queens that seem to hide under large rocks and in the ground, hot sure if it is there nuptial flight at the moment but the queens have been up and about for the last few days. These ants where found in north Canterbury, New Zealand it is near the middle of spring. photo taken today at 12:00PM ish (27/10/2019). Image

Image link (for if the photo didn't work):
https://photos.app.goo.gl/LkcMkPGvwfVkkaAf7
Could it be Ochetellus glaber?