Possible Queen

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AlexAntsLux
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Possible Queen

Post: # 35394Post AlexAntsLux
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:53 pm

Hey guys, I´m not sure if this is the right place to post this but if yes, i´d be happy if you guys would take a look at this picture and tell me if this might be a myrmica queen (if the pic is clear enough)

https://imgur.com/a/s4Ap31l :D
Keeping :
Lasius Niger
Lasius Flavus
Formica Fusca (2x)
Formica Rufa (3x)
Tetramorium Semilaeve
Temnothorax Minutissimus
Camponotus sp.
Solenopsis Fugax

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antnest8
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Re: Possible Queen

Post: # 35397Post antnest8
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:21 pm

is this your colony
keeper of
3 tetremorium queens
2 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony
!!And A CREMATOGASTER QUEEN!!

Hitch3
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Re: Possible Queen

Post: # 35401Post Hitch3
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:45 pm

Hard to see from that picture but I think it is.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvjcyJWitRSztq51HziS0Dg

Keeping:
2x Iridomyrmex Bicknelli
2 x Nylanderia sp
Camponotus Consobrinus
Pheidole sp
Rhytidoponera metallica

Founding:
Pheidole sp
2x Cremogaster
12x Iridomyrmex Bicknelli
Polyarhis sp

AlexAntsLux
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Re: Possible Queen

Post: # 35409Post AlexAntsLux
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:49 am

@antnest8 no I found the ants and 2 larvae inside a rotting tree
Keeping :
Lasius Niger
Lasius Flavus
Formica Fusca (2x)
Formica Rufa (3x)
Tetramorium Semilaeve
Temnothorax Minutissimus
Camponotus sp.
Solenopsis Fugax

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antnest8
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Re: Possible Queen

Post: # 35431Post antnest8
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:38 pm

it looks almost as if their are 2 queens
keeper of
3 tetremorium queens
2 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony
!!And A CREMATOGASTER QUEEN!!

AlexAntsLux
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Location: Luxembourg

Re: Possible Queen

Post: # 35457Post AlexAntsLux
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:17 pm

I forgot to include a second picture the last time!

https://imgur.com/a/0DHkRUc

I have never seen an ant queen that small, she`s about 4 milimeters long, about the same size of a Lasius Niger worker
I don`t even know what genus it could belong to


note: it is the top one don`t mind the ant at the bottom of the pic
Keeping :
Lasius Niger
Lasius Flavus
Formica Fusca (2x)
Formica Rufa (3x)
Tetramorium Semilaeve
Temnothorax Minutissimus
Camponotus sp.
Solenopsis Fugax

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AntNoobster
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Location: Perth, AUS

Re: Possible Queen

Post: # 36032Post AntNoobster
Thu May 17, 2018 3:21 am

yes its a queen im pretty sure
"Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest." Proverbs 6:6-8


Founding:
8x Iridomyrmex sp.
1x Pheidole sp.

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