Queen in NY - Caught 6/23/2017

Help with identifying the species your ants

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TMcG98
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Queen in NY - Caught 6/23/2017

Post: # 35699Post TMcG98
Mon May 07, 2018 10:38 am

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Hi AC Fam. Sorry for the terrible quality on this one, the condensation is making it difficult to get a good shot since I'm also in the process of trying to get them to change their test tube, which is also why I'm finally trying to get an ID on this species. I was thinking they are tetramorium since the queen seems to have those little spikes between her thorax and gaster, but the shot doesn't really pick it up too well. The ants are also quite small, which was my second indication. If anyone can confirm or give me a better guess, please do! I'm so excited to finally have a small colony forming.

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BleedingRaindrops
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Re: Queen in NY - Caught 6/23/2017

Post: # 35888Post BleedingRaindrops
Sat May 12, 2018 4:39 pm

Tetramorium fits, but we'll need clear photos for an accurate ID.
Ants kept
Nylanderia sp.
Camponotus sp.
Paratrechina Longicornis
Pheidole sp.

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