Colorado Springs, CO, Possible Queen found on 8/1

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rrlohmeyer
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Colorado Springs, CO, Possible Queen found on 8/1

Post: # 27740Post rrlohmeyer
Wed Aug 02, 2017 2:47 pm

I think it's a queen at least. Not quite black, maybe really dark olive, with a little bit of a pearlescence to her abdomen. She is about 10.5mm long. Found in some flowers by a co-worker. These were the best I can do for pics. Thanks in advacne for any help!


http://imgur.com/KNr9F80

http://imgur.com/a/RUdEY

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Re: Colorado Springs, CO, Possible Queen found on 8/1

Post: # 27741Post Batspiderfish
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:03 pm

Formica sp. queen.
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