Ant ID! Western Australia worker + major needs ID! Need reply soon!!!

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AntNoobster
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Ant ID! Western Australia worker + major needs ID! Need reply soon!!!

Post: # 36644Post AntNoobster
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:21 am

I've just recently found this ant species in my area and I need identification. The major is about 10mm and the worker is about 7mm. I think it's Camponotus of some sort but I'm not sure. P.S- Sorry for the bad images
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"Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest." Proverbs 6:6-8


Founding:
8x Iridomyrmex sp.
1x Pheidole sp.

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Re: Ant ID! Western Australia worker + major needs ID! Need reply soon!!!

Post: # 36658Post PTasker15
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:31 am

:ugeek:Pheidole Sp Ants Australia(Jordan Dean)Can Probably Help You With Exact ID
Colonies:
1 Tetramourium Binarcairtum
1 Crematogaster Biroi
Founding:
3 Camponotus Deciepens
7 Camponotus Ceastaus
1 Strumigenys Rogeri
1 Dormyrmex Bureni
6 Nylanderia Terricola
4 Brachymyrmex Pataginicus
Dream Species-Atta Texana

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Re: Ant ID! Western Australia worker + major needs ID! Need reply soon!!!

Post: # 36693Post AntNoobster
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:11 pm

PTasker15 wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:31 am
:ugeek:Pheidole Sp Ants Australia(Jordan Dean)Can Probably Help You With Exact ID
Im not sure about pheidole. 7mm seems quite big and the major has quite a large abdomen so i dont really know.
"Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest." Proverbs 6:6-8


Founding:
8x Iridomyrmex sp.
1x Pheidole sp.

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Re: Ant ID! Western Australia worker + major needs ID! Need reply soon!!!

Post: # 36694Post TheRealAntMan
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:27 pm

Pheidole Megacephla most likely.
Currently keeping:
C. Pennsylvanicus
Founding:
Formica Pallidefulva

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Re: Ant ID! Western Australia worker + major needs ID! Need reply soon!!!

Post: # 36698Post AntNoobster
Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:48 am

TheRealAntMan wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:27 pm
Pheidole Megacephla most likely.
Pheidole Megacephla are usually about 3mm workers. mines 7mm
"Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest." Proverbs 6:6-8


Founding:
8x Iridomyrmex sp.
1x Pheidole sp.

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Re: Ant ID! Western Australia worker + major needs ID! Need reply soon!!!

Post: # 36894Post PTasker15
Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:40 pm

Its A Pheidole Species.Ask Ants Australia.
Colonies:
1 Tetramourium Binarcairtum
1 Crematogaster Biroi
Founding:
3 Camponotus Deciepens
7 Camponotus Ceastaus
1 Strumigenys Rogeri
1 Dormyrmex Bureni
6 Nylanderia Terricola
4 Brachymyrmex Pataginicus
Dream Species-Atta Texana

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Re: Ant ID! Western Australia worker + major needs ID! Need reply soon!!!

Post: # 36917Post Hitch3
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:25 pm

AntNoobster, can we have clearer photos?
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: Ant ID! Western Australia worker + major needs ID! Need reply soon!!!

Post: # 36918Post Hitch3
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:51 pm

Also, can they show the heads of each ant and their side profile?
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: Ant ID! Western Australia worker + major needs ID! Need reply soon!!!

Post: # 37003Post AntNoobster
Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:46 am

Hitch3 wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:51 pm
Also, can they show the heads of each ant and their side profile?
i was going to let them go but i left them in my room and they died. Heres a photo anyway. Hope its ok.
worker ant:
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major worker:
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"Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest." Proverbs 6:6-8


Founding:
8x Iridomyrmex sp.
1x Pheidole sp.

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