Queen Ant Found in Pennsylvania May 25th

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Queen Ant Found in Pennsylvania May 25th

Post: # 70843Post m7june
Tue Jun 02, 2020 5:24 pm

I need help identifying a queen ant I found!

I am new to ant keeping and have been searching for a queen ant for some time. Last week I was outside around 6:00 when something landed on my arm. I brushed the object off and didn't think much of it. But then I looked down and behold, a queen ant! I immediately ran to get a test tube and placed her inside. It has been around a week and she has broken off her wings and started to lay eggs.

I believe that the queen is a Camponotus ant but I was hoping someone could confirm this and maybe clarify the specific species. Below I have attached a picture of the queen.


Thanks in advance!

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Re: Queen Ant Found in Pennsylvania May 25th

Post: # 70902Post CabboAntsGuy
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:19 am

your link doesn't work
3 camponotus pennsylvanicus
2 formica subsericea
The Camponotus Crew! https://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=15267
Need help or want to help? https://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=18153#p70566

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Re: Queen Ant Found in Pennsylvania May 25th

Post: # 72249Post Froggy143
Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:24 pm

Try using Imgur or something like that

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Re: Queen Ant Found in Pennsylvania May 25th

Post: # 77525Post Antnerd
Tue May 11, 2021 2:07 pm

I agree use imgur if you can also give me a measurement in mm I can help
YEAH NEERD :ugeek:
x1 Camponotus pennsylvanicus
x1 lasius nearcticus

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