ID this Queen?

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Formicine
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ID this Queen?

Post: # 35089Post Formicine
Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:40 pm

http://imgur.com/4c0Avim
http://imgur.com/sL44Ze8
http://imgur.com/qffDuh0
http://imgur.com/1aU8Mkr

Found in Reno, NV. Just by the look of her gaster, I want to say she's crematogaster sp. But really I have no I dea.
I'll try to find my better camera, but she's pitch black and about 7-8 mm. Strangely I found her under a rock. If I'm forgetting something important just ask me for the information.

Hitch3
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Re: ID this Queen?

Post: # 35091Post Hitch3
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:59 pm

The genus looks to be Pheidole, but I can not say what species.

Good luck with the queen! :)
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvjcyJWitRSztq51HziS0Dg

Keeping:
2x Iridomyrmex Bicknelli
2 x Nylanderia sp
Camponotus Consobrinus
Pheidole sp
Rhytidoponera metallica

Founding:
Pheidole sp
2x Cremogaster
12x Iridomyrmex Bicknelli
Polyarhis sp

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antnest8
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Re: ID this Queen?

Post: # 35098Post antnest8
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:38 am

just found pictures of pheidole queens man they look like crematogaster
keeper of
3 tetremorium queens
2 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony
!!And A CREMATOGASTER QUEEN!!

Formicine
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Re: ID this Queen?

Post: # 35103Post Formicine
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:15 pm

If you zoom in on the second image, you can see she has a very pronounced petiole node.It's like a spike coming out of her back.

Formicine
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Re: ID this Queen?

Post: # 35141Post Formicine
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:28 am

Formicine wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:15 pm
If you zoom in on the second image, you can see she has a very pronounced petiole node.It's like a spike coming out of her back.
Well, I made a mistake here. What I thought was a spike was just her back leg perfectly positioned so it looked like a spike. My bad people.
But I still can't find a crematogaster species that looks like her.

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