I need an Identification on this species please

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Dominik
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I need an Identification on this species please

Post: # 34628Post Dominik
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:18 am

I need an Identification on this species please and some care tips.
https://imgur.com/8DsmBc1
Keeping : 2 Formica colonies: 5-10 workers
Tetramorium : 1 colony 3-5 workers
Lasius Niger : colony 30+ workers
Lasius Emarginatus:colony 10 workers
Solenopsis Fugax: 5 colonies 5+workers
C.V:2 queens founding

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antnest8
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Re: I need an Identification on this species please

Post: # 34644Post antnest8
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:45 pm

double post :D :lol:
keeper of
3 tetremorium queens
2 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony
!!And A CREMATOGASTER QUEEN!!

Dominik
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Re: I need an Identification on this species please

Post: # 34694Post Dominik
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:14 am

I know it was an acditent please just id it
Keeping : 2 Formica colonies: 5-10 workers
Tetramorium : 1 colony 3-5 workers
Lasius Niger : colony 30+ workers
Lasius Emarginatus:colony 10 workers
Solenopsis Fugax: 5 colonies 5+workers
C.V:2 queens founding

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antnest8
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Re: I need an Identification on this species please

Post: # 34696Post antnest8
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:43 am

sorry i don't know :(
keeper of
3 tetremorium queens
2 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony
!!And A CREMATOGASTER QUEEN!!

Dominik
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Location: Croatia

Re: I need an Identification on this species please

Post: # 34711Post Dominik
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:29 am

ok then
Keeping : 2 Formica colonies: 5-10 workers
Tetramorium : 1 colony 3-5 workers
Lasius Niger : colony 30+ workers
Lasius Emarginatus:colony 10 workers
Solenopsis Fugax: 5 colonies 5+workers
C.V:2 queens founding

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antnest8
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Re: I need an Identification on this species please

Post: # 34726Post antnest8
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:59 pm

it kind of looks like a carpenter ant species but i not very good with Europe speices
keeper of
3 tetremorium queens
2 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony
!!And A CREMATOGASTER QUEEN!!

Dominik
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Joined: Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:24 am
Location: Croatia

Re: I need an Identification on this species please

Post: # 34731Post Dominik
Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:21 am

Workers are almost a centimeter large but the queen isn t it is around 1.2 centimeters with a small ghaster so i doubt
Keeping : 2 Formica colonies: 5-10 workers
Tetramorium : 1 colony 3-5 workers
Lasius Niger : colony 30+ workers
Lasius Emarginatus:colony 10 workers
Solenopsis Fugax: 5 colonies 5+workers
C.V:2 queens founding

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antnest8
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Re: I need an Identification on this species please

Post: # 34752Post antnest8
Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:28 pm

this is your colony :o
did you just capture it from the wild
(one centimeter workers are quite large and might be Carpenter ants)
for better identification can you get me a picture of the queen
keeper of
3 tetremorium queens
2 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony
!!And A CREMATOGASTER QUEEN!!

Dominik
Posts: 64
Joined: Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:24 am
Location: Croatia

Re: I need an Identification on this species please

Post: # 34769Post Dominik
Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:14 am

I took a picture of them from the wild because i couldn t raise a queen i am thinking is she semi claustral i will get you a pic from the queen
Keeping : 2 Formica colonies: 5-10 workers
Tetramorium : 1 colony 3-5 workers
Lasius Niger : colony 30+ workers
Lasius Emarginatus:colony 10 workers
Solenopsis Fugax: 5 colonies 5+workers
C.V:2 queens founding

Dominik
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Re: I need an Identification on this species please

Post: # 34772Post Dominik
Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:46 am

I have made more detailed measurments workers are from 0.6 to 0.8 centimeters and here is a link for the queen:
https://imgur.com/mMnwdRH
Keeping : 2 Formica colonies: 5-10 workers
Tetramorium : 1 colony 3-5 workers
Lasius Niger : colony 30+ workers
Lasius Emarginatus:colony 10 workers
Solenopsis Fugax: 5 colonies 5+workers
C.V:2 queens founding

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