I need an Identification on this species please

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antnest8
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Re: I need an Identification on this species please

Post: # 34794Post antnest8
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:43 am

wow her gastor is small are you sure she is a queen? she might be a major worker. where did you get the queen?
keeper of
1 lasius umbratus
8 tetremorium queens
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony

Dominik
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Re: I need an Identification on this species please

Post: # 34824Post Dominik
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:18 am

I ve caught her during the summer i am sure she is a queen because when i have caught her she still had a wing left
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: # 34835Post antnest8
Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:10 am

here are the genius i thought it could be
Pheidole
Myrmecina
Messor
Lepisiota
Lasius
Formica
Dolichoderus
Aphaenogaster
keeper of
1 lasius umbratus
8 tetremorium queens
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony

Dominik
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Location: Croatia

Re: I need an Identification on this species please

Post: # 34837Post Dominik
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:20 pm

Tnx i will google pics for more detailed ID
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: # 34842Post antnest8
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:40 pm

thats not including camponotus
keeper of
1 lasius umbratus
8 tetremorium queens
3 C. pennsylvanicus
3 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony

Dominik
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Location: Croatia

Re: I need an Identification on this species please

Post: # 34853Post Dominik
Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:35 am

I narrowed it down to aphaenghaster, myrmicina or dorychardis
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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