Queen or Male ant?

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Weaver
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Queen or Male ant?

Post: # 74370Post Weaver
Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:37 pm

Hi all,
I did everything i can think of, side by side comparison to other queens, looked it up. Used an ant identification app and well needless to say im bad at identifying lol im guessing its an Male elite or not even an ant 😆 please come help and dont feel ashamed to laugh.
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Keeping the following colonies:
x3 Tetramorium
x1 Camponotus Pennsylvanicus
x1 Cremogastor

Haze809
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Re: Queen or Male ant?

Post: # 74384Post Haze809
Mon Oct 26, 2020 8:16 pm

Looks like a male to me

4804344350
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Re: Queen or Male ant?

Post: # 74389Post 4804344350
Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:24 am

Male

Weaver
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Re: Queen or Male ant?

Post: # 74394Post Weaver
Tue Oct 27, 2020 6:32 pm

Lol I figured but wasn't sure. I let it go where i found it
Keeping the following colonies:
x3 Tetramorium
x1 Camponotus Pennsylvanicus
x1 Cremogastor

texmaspro
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Re: Queen or Male ant?

Post: # 77301Post texmaspro
Tue May 04, 2021 12:10 pm

hmm i think that isnt an ant
my colonies:
camponotus pudorosus (queen with 3 workers)
solenopsis geminata or invicta idk

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AM1C39
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Re: Queen or Male ant?

Post: # 77302Post AM1C39
Tue May 04, 2021 1:18 pm

texmaspro wrote:
Tue May 04, 2021 12:10 pm
hmm i think that isnt an ant
You are right! it does not have a 90 degree bend in its antenna so it is a bee or a wasp.
My current colonies:
The miniature military(formica neogagates)
the power of war(camponotus novaeborecensis)
the black hearts(crematogaster cerasi
the blazing nation(Myrmica alaskensis)

danielw
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Re: Queen or Male ant?

Post: # 77308Post danielw
Tue May 04, 2021 6:16 pm

It's actually a species of fly.
2x iridomyrmex purpureus
1x rhytydoponera metallica
1x camponotus consibrinis
1x myrmecia pyriformis
1x iridomyrmex bickneli
2x pheidole sp

AntLuvForever
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Location: Troy, Michigan

Re: Queen or Male ant?

Post: # 77325Post AntLuvForever
Wed May 05, 2021 7:39 am

Hm. This is concerning... its not a ant. Just a wasp or bee or fly.
Ant Colonies I Own :

(lasius neoniger)—The Sugar Barons

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AM1C39
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Re: Queen or Male ant?

Post: # 77326Post AM1C39
Wed May 05, 2021 7:57 am

He already released it thought.
My current colonies:
The miniature military(formica neogagates)
the power of war(camponotus novaeborecensis)
the black hearts(crematogaster cerasi
the blazing nation(Myrmica alaskensis)

texmaspro
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Re: Queen or Male ant?

Post: # 77677Post texmaspro
Mon May 17, 2021 8:08 am

lol i was right that isnt an ant
my colonies:
camponotus pudorosus (queen with 3 workers)
solenopsis geminata or invicta idk

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