Help! Queen Species ID pls (Indonesia, Banten, Tangerang)

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Darren737
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Help! Queen Species ID pls (Indonesia, Banten, Tangerang)

Post: # 21845Post Darren737
Sat May 27, 2017 12:48 pm

Hi,

I'm from Indonesia. I'm new in ant keeping and i just got my first queens. I am not really sure of what the species are. Really need help in identifying them so that I will be able to understand their future behaviors. :D There are three Queens I caught and they are found in the same place near to each other. So I thought they might be the same species or even sisters.

Here are the Information: All of them are Caught in the same place and time.

Pictures:
Ant 1
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Ant 2
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Ant 3
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Location Found: Indonesia, Banten, Tangerang, Kelapa Dua, West Pakulonan, Jl. Gading Golf Boulevard, 15810. Google Earth position (6°15'16"S 106°37'28"E) [Searchable in google]

Date Found: Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Time Caught: 3:00 AM - 3:45 AM

Body Length: 1.1 cm (11 mm) All the queens are approximately the same

Are they all the same species? if not what species are they?
Any Insights or ideas are very respected. please help me lol.

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Phoenix
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Re: ID Request

Post: # 21850Post Phoenix
Sat May 27, 2017 3:18 pm

Camponotus Sp. - Beautiful Queens, You Have There!
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Re: Help! Queen Species ID pls (Indonesia, Banten, Tangerang)

Post: # 21864Post Martialis
Sat May 27, 2017 5:25 pm

I agree wholeheartedly with Phoenix.
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Darren737
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Re: Help! Queen Species ID pls (Indonesia, Banten, Tangerang)

Post: # 21890Post Darren737
Sat May 27, 2017 10:54 pm

Thanks guys. They really are beautiful. love seeing them everytime.

u think their sisters? I did found them in the same place. :D Are Camponotus Spp. polygamous? kinda want them to form super colonies hehe

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Phoenix
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Re: ID Request

Post: # 21892Post Phoenix
Sun May 28, 2017 1:03 am

Even If They Are, Sisters Will Turn Against One Another; Once Their First Workers Hatch.
I Will Say That 'Ant 2' & 'Ant 3' Might Be The Same Species Though.
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Darren737
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Re: Help! Queen Species ID pls (Indonesia, Banten, Tangerang)

Post: # 21901Post Darren737
Sun May 28, 2017 6:45 am

aah too bad. really wish they can be together. Thanks anyway phoenix! keep helping others : )

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Re: Help! Queen Species ID pls (Indonesia, Banten, Tangerang)

Post: # 21925Post CreeperUniverse
Sun May 28, 2017 12:10 pm

Definitely camponatus. The thorax mainly, gives it away.
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Darren737
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Re: Help! Queen Species ID pls (Indonesia, Banten, Tangerang)

Post: # 21974Post Darren737
Mon May 29, 2017 12:43 am

Thanks man. Have any idea what specific Camponatus they are? kinda curious here.

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Re: Help! Queen Species ID pls (Indonesia, Banten, Tangerang)

Post: # 21977Post Martialis
Mon May 29, 2017 7:58 am

When there's over ten different species of the same genus in an area. I don't want to make guesses from across the world, sorry.
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Re: Help! Queen Species ID pls (Indonesia, Banten, Tangerang)

Post: # 22039Post Darren737
Mon May 29, 2017 11:00 pm

Ok no problem. Thanks anyways. keep up the good work by helping others ;)

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