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Help me Identify this ant

Post: # 45768Post Abelbenedict
Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:59 am

Can you please Identify this ant if this is a queen or not and what kind of ants is this? I captured it today july 26 2018 i think its 3 mm long Im from the Philippines

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Re: Help me Identify this ant

Post: # 45784Post PTasker15
Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:43 am

Its a camponotus sp. male
My current ants
Pogonomyrmex Occdentalis
Myrmecositis Mexicanus
Formica Subsercea
Pheidole Moerens
Pheidole Obscuriothorax
Pheidole Bicarinata
Tetramourium Bicarinatum
Temnothorax Lonvcieps
Camponotua Castanus
Solenopsis Richteri,invicta,xyloni,Molesta.

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Re: Help me Identify this ant

Post: # 45806Post Batspiderfish
Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:01 pm

There are no genital claspers, so this is a queen. Possibly Paratrechina longicornis, but there is only one good picture and the measurement doesn't seem accurate.
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