Queen Ant Identification

Help with identifying the species your ants

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Re: Queen Ant Identification

Post: # 70287Post Aaaaaa
Sun May 24, 2020 12:05 pm

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2 fire ant queens :D

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Re: Queen Ant Identification

Post: # 70296Post Aaaaaa
Sun May 24, 2020 3:25 pm

It is almost an inch or 16 millimeters
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2 fire ant queens :D

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Re: Queen Ant Identification

Post: # 70374Post unclebear
Tue May 26, 2020 2:57 pm

Hi, I have recently (around memorial day) caught a queen and am wondering what it's species is, could you help me out. She is about 15mm long and when I put her in a test tube setup she was pulling at the cotton, she was found in the Hudson Valley, New York



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Re: Queen Ant Identification

Post: # 70951Post masonddc
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:11 pm

Hello, I have recently caught a small colony of ants and need help identifying the species. The queen is all black and 4mm long. The workers are black, brown and 3mm long.

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Re: Queen Ant Identification

Post: # 70977Post QJH2023
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:03 am

keeper of: 41xCamponotus novaeboracensis, Crematogaster spp. and unidentified species and tapinoma sessile

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Re: Queen Ant Identification

Post: # 71881Post Cameron
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:52 pm

Please help identify this little queen! 😊

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Re: Queen Ant Identification

Post: # 71943Post IndolentSloth
Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:41 am

Would love help with an ID on these two. I do live in southern Ohio and recently found them at a local park. Any help would be amazing as this is my first go at ant keeping.

Ant 1:


Ant 2:


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Re: Queen Ant Identification

Post: # 72033Post amandible
Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:22 am

Hi everyone! Like a lot of us, I'm pretty new to all this and caught a queen on June 19th in Northern Virginia (she fell into my dinner while I was on the back porch haha). She's laid a decent sized batch of eggs in her test tube setup, but I'm realizing I don't know what to expect from her once they start developing. If anyone has any good resources to ID her or recognizes what she is from my pictures, I'd really appreciate any help!

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Re: Queen Ant Identification

Post: # 72152Post ellie5010ml
Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:24 pm

I recently caught this ant due to its size. Seemed abnormally big so I wanted to know if it were a queen. I'm struggling to figure this out, however, as I can't even figure out what kind of ant she is. Does anyone know? Any guesses on if she's a queen?


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Re: Queen Ant Identification

Post: # 73528Post AM1C39
Wed Sep 02, 2020 12:11 pm

No she is not a queen.
My current colonies:
The miniature military(formica neogagates)
the power of war(camponotus novaeborecensis)
the black hearts(crematogaster cerasi
the blazing nation(Myrmica alaskensis)

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