PLEASE HELP ID... thanks!

Help with identifying the species your ants

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CatsnAnts
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PLEASE HELP ID... thanks!

Post: # 38307Post CatsnAnts
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:28 pm

I found this queen today, but I’m wondering if she is a Formica pallidelfulva like the other queen I caught they look similar, but also different. Here’s a picture, could somebody ID:Image
Founding:
x1 Camponotus subbarbatus
x6 Tetramorium immigrans
x1 Formica pallidelfulva
x1 unknown sp.

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Re: PLEASE HELP ID... thanks!

Post: # 38308Post Batspiderfish
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:43 pm

From the pallidefulva group, but hard to say which species without workers.
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Re: PLEASE HELP ID... thanks!

Post: # 38316Post sach44
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:51 pm

She looks darker than an Formica pallidefulva queen but her gaster is tiny!!!!
So i am not sure but my guess is Formica pallidefulva!

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