Oregon Queen, Honey Colored Gaster

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SamuelMamuel
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Oregon Queen, Honey Colored Gaster

Post: # 51287Post SamuelMamuel
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:13 pm

Caught 9/21/18. Got four in the middle of their nuptial flights.
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Colonies:
--Tetramorium Caespitum
--Camponotus pennsylvanicus

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SamuelMamuel
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Re: Oregon Queen, Honey Colored Gaster

Post: # 51427Post SamuelMamuel
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:33 am

And obviuously I was Hoping for an ID.
Colonies:
--Tetramorium Caespitum
--Camponotus pennsylvanicus

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Re: Oregon Queen, Honey Colored Gaster

Post: # 51432Post TheRealAntMan
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:29 am

The pictures aren't showing for me.
An ants' strength can be rivaled by few animals compared to relative body size.

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Re: Oregon Queen, Honey Colored Gaster

Post: # 51474Post SamuelMamuel
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:20 pm

TheRealAntMan wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:29 am
The pictures aren't showing for me.
Thats odd. I posted them the same I normally would.
Colonies:
--Tetramorium Caespitum
--Camponotus pennsylvanicus

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Re: Oregon Queen, Honey Colored Gaster

Post: # 51488Post TheRealAntMan
Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:59 am

SamuelMamuel wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:20 pm
TheRealAntMan wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:29 am
The pictures aren't showing for me.
Thats odd. I posted them the same I normally would.
They're back up now. Sometimes it doesn't work for me.
An ants' strength can be rivaled by few animals compared to relative body size.

TheRealAntMan
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Re: Oregon Queen, Honey Colored Gaster

Post: # 51489Post TheRealAntMan
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:00 am

Looks like a Lasius sp. to me.
An ants' strength can be rivaled by few animals compared to relative body size.

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Re: Oregon Queen, Honey Colored Gaster

Post: # 51560Post SamuelMamuel
Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:06 pm

TheRealAntMan wrote:
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:00 am
Looks like a Lasius sp. to me.
Lasius are polyginous right?
Colonies:
--Tetramorium Caespitum
--Camponotus pennsylvanicus

TheRealAntMan
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Re: Oregon Queen, Honey Colored Gaster

Post: # 51567Post TheRealAntMan
Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:57 am

SamuelMamuel wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:06 pm
TheRealAntMan wrote:
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:00 am
Looks like a Lasius sp. to me.
Lasius are polyginous right?
No, most Lasius kill each other after the founding stage.
An ants' strength can be rivaled by few animals compared to relative body size.

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