Are Any Of These Two Pheidole Megaphacela?

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Hitch3
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Are Any Of These Two Pheidole Megaphacela?

Post: # 35652Post Hitch3
Sun May 06, 2018 8:10 am

Hi all,

Just wanted to know if these two Pheidole were the invasive megaphacela!

Colony 1

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Colony 2

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Thanks a lot!

Cheers! :D
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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Re: Are Any Of These Two Pheidole Megaphacela?

Post: # 35653Post Aquaexploder
Sun May 06, 2018 8:36 am

If you don't mind, could you please post the location and day you caught them? Also measurements? As of right now I would say Messor Barbarus
Founding:

Crematogaster (2X)

Lasius Neoniger (2X)

Hitch3
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Re: Are Any Of These Two Pheidole Megaphacela?

Post: # 35667Post Hitch3
Sun May 06, 2018 4:26 pm

Found in NSW, Australia. I can’t get the measurements until Thursday.
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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