queens and worker need identifying

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antnest8
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queens and worker need identifying

Post: # 34140Post antnest8
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:58 pm

i found 2 queens that are the same species and look like social parasites her are some pics.\
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and i found two worker ants in the ground and wonder i f they are p. imparis they are really small and are like 2mm
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3 tetremorium queens
2 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony
!!And A CREMATOGASTER QUEEN!!

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Re: queens and worker need identifying

Post: # 34173Post AngeredFlame850
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:58 pm

The first pic could possibly of the Lasius Sp. E... Don't quote me on that but they look pretty similar. I couldn't make out the ants in the second pic though cause it was a bit blurry. :D
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Formica Sp. E queen - 0 workers, batch of eggs
On the look for more queens...

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antnest8
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Re: queens and worker need identifying

Post: # 34178Post antnest8
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:08 am

don't worry i found out with an identification key. the top queen is most likely lasius umbratus.
keeper of
3 tetremorium queens
2 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony
!!And A CREMATOGASTER QUEEN!!

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Re: queens and worker need identifying

Post: # 34179Post AngeredFlame850
Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:36 am

antnest8 wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:08 am
don't worry i found out with an identification key. the top queen is most likely lasius umbratus.
alrighty!
Formica Sp. E queen - 0 workers, batch of eggs
On the look for more queens...

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