Camponotus and Crematogaster, I think.

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Wattaton
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Camponotus and Crematogaster, I think.

Post: # 68347Post Wattaton
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:49 pm

I am currently raising two small colonies of ants and I am not entirely sure what species they are. Included is a link to a Google Drive folder containing some pictures. The first three pictures I believe are the species Camponotus Castaneus and the second three I have been told are a species of Crematogaster. Thank you for looking at my request!
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_U6Pzq9GfAHDnDATIzEcE0vzpOBKCpGq

Wattaton
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Re: Camponotus and Crematogaster, I think.

Post: # 68352Post Wattaton
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:03 pm

I am now completely sure that the first is the species Camponatus Castaneus. The second may be the species crematogaster cerasi. What do you guys think?

Good2Know15
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Re: Camponotus and Crematogaster, I think.

Post: # 68375Post Good2Know15
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:30 am

Wattaton wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:49 pm
I am currently raising two small colonies of ants and I am not entirely sure what species they are. Included is a link to a Google Drive folder containing some pictures. The first three pictures I believe are the species Camponotus Castaneus and the second three I have been told are a species of Crematogaster. Thank you for looking at my request!
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_U6Pzq9GfAHDnDATIzEcE0vzpOBKCpGq
The first could also be Camponotus americanus. As for the Crematogaster queen, I'm not sure what species :| :roll:
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Lasius niger, flavus, lasioides
Myrmica sp.
Messor barbarus & Messor sp.
Crematogaster scutellaris
Camponotus aethiops, ligniperdus
Solenopsis fugax
Temnothorax nylanderi :D

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