Two new queens. Not sure if they're the same species

Help with identifying the species your ants

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Two new queens. Not sure if they're the same species

Post: # 32336Post fisher3823
Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:10 pm

Okay, so I'm fairly certain both of these ants are Solenopsis Invicta. But I'm new to the hobby and it's throwing me for a loop. The one on the cotton ball is the one I'm like 100% sure is a Solenopsis Invicta but the one on the paper is about 1 maybe 2 MM larger than the other and has slightly different colors. I caught them both today in a parking lot about 10 yards from each other. Also, I know if it's a Solenopsis I don't have to feed her until she lays her first eggs but if they're not both the same can you let me know if she needs to be fed or not.

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Re: ID Request

Post: # 32338Post Phoenix
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:26 pm

Solenopsis Spp.
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