What type of queen is this?

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MrEyeba11
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What type of queen is this?

Post: # 35317Post MrEyeba11
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:57 pm

I found a queen ant in Sly Park, California under a rock in a wood filled habitat. The queen is approximately 6 mm. in length.
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antnest8
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Re: What type of queen is this?

Post: # 35354Post antnest8
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:38 am

looks like myrmica sp. or tetramorium sp. but thats just from a glance ill try to get an accurate id later
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MrEyeba11
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Re: What type of queen is this?

Post: # 35441Post MrEyeba11
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:35 pm

Ok thanks!(also, if it helps, I found it with one worker that had a pointed abdomen.)
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Re: What type of queen is this?

Post: # 35513Post antnest8
Sat Apr 28, 2018 5:02 pm

hmm i'm leaning towards the tetramorium but both genus's don't have pointed gastors
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Re: What type of queen is this?

Post: # 35737Post MrEyeba11
Tue May 08, 2018 12:05 am

I did a little looking and I think it might be a Tetramorium caespitum queen.
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