Camponotus?

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Camponotus?

Post: # 37565Post NYAnts11
Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:54 am

I live in upstate NY and i'm currently just increasing my knowledge on local species that live near me and in my backyard. I've been reading quite a bit on how to ID the ants.

This species was found out forging on the side of a tree by itself no other ants around. Ive noticed that each time i see this species it's usually out roaming by herself.

Anyone please confirm its ID as camponotus.

http://i1043.photobucket.com/albums/b436/Andrew_Bluman/Screenshot_20180612-210440_Gallery_zpsxekzzajr.jpg
2 Tetramorium Immigran Colonies #1 [40-50 workers] #2 [5-7 workers])
1 Lasius Neoniger Queen [waiting to lay after Hibernation]

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Re: Camponotus?

Post: # 37586Post Batspiderfish
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:55 am

Formica subsericea
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Re: Camponotus?

Post: # 37663Post PTasker15
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:42 pm

Looks Like Formica Subserica
My current ants
Pogonomyrmex Barbatus
Psudomyrmex Graccilis
Temnothroax Longiveps
Tetramourium Bicarinatum
Pheidole Moerens
Pheidole Obscuriothorax
Brachymyrmex Patgonicus
Camponotus Decipens,And Castanus.

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Re: Camponotus?

Post: # 37690Post NYAnts11
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:28 am

Thanks guys. Much appreciated. Anyone know why i see so few and why theyre by themselves typically?
2 Tetramorium Immigran Colonies #1 [40-50 workers] #2 [5-7 workers])
1 Lasius Neoniger Queen [waiting to lay after Hibernation]

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Re: Camponotus?

Post: # 37744Post Batspiderfish
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:25 pm

NYAnts11 wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:28 am
Thanks guys. Much appreciated. Anyone know why i see so few and why theyre by themselves typically?
They are pretty robust ants and can forage some distance form their nest, which is usually much more populous and obvious.
If you enjoy my expertise and identifications, please do not put wild populations at risk of disease by releasing pet colonies. We are responsible to give our pets the best care we can manage for the rest of their lives.

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