I think it's a queen...

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EchoMeter4
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I think it's a queen...

Post: # 38604Post EchoMeter4
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:13 am

So saw wing scars-like spots in her mesosoma and yeah... i don't really know if it's a major worker or a queen. I live in the central part of Mexico. : ) Also would like the species of course.
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Fisonnra
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Is this a Lasius queen?

Post: # 38605Post Fisonnra
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:25 am

https://drive.google.com/file/d/153XzlkF-xBsvCj7ozkIe2hD4BbY2GhAi/view

She is dark orange. 8-10 mm long
Workers are black. 2 mm long
Caught in Panama (Latin America) on April. Spring season

EchoMeter4
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Re: Is this a Lasius queen?

Post: # 38606Post EchoMeter4
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:40 am

Fisonnra wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:25 am
https://drive.google.com/file/d/153XzlkF-xBsvCj7ozkIe2hD4BbY2GhAi/view

She is dark orange. 8-10 mm long
Workers are black. 2 mm long
Caught in Panama (Latin America) on April. Spring season
I think the picture is private. I can't access. :S But searched Lasius queen on google and i think that's it. Thank you very much! and sorry for my pretty lame english. :)

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Batspiderfish
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Re: I think it's a queen...

Post: # 38641Post Batspiderfish
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:32 pm

The OP's queen is Campontus sp.
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