Two Queen Ant Identification Please

Help with identifying the species your ants

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Batspiderfish
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Re: Two Queen Ant Identification Please

Post: # 41241Post Batspiderfish
Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:33 pm

ID requests require measurements, as per the rules. ;)

Can we get better lit photographs of the second queen? I agree that the first is a Solenopsis sp. from the molesta group.
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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Re: Two Queen Ant Identification Please

Post: # 41287Post Batspiderfish
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:58 pm

The dark one is probably Pheidole sp.
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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