Is this a queen? I cant tell

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Angeljthenewbie
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Is this a queen? I cant tell

Post: # 57440Post Angeljthenewbie
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:38 am

Sorry if I sound like an idiot or whatever, but I just started ant keeping and managed to caught what I think is a queen. I'm not sure but here take a look for yourselves.

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Re: Is this a queen? I cant tell

Post: # 57450Post ooper01
Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:36 pm

Did you forget the picture?
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Angeljthenewbie
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Re: Is this a queen? I cant tell

Post: # 57458Post Angeljthenewbie
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:57 pm

Oops. Idk how? I thought I did tbh.

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Re: Is this a queen? I cant tell

Post: # 57462Post MaxFernandes
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:15 am

Try copy and pasting the URL of the photo

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Post: # 57463Post Angeljthenewbie
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:42 am

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Post: # 57464Post Angeljthenewbie
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:44 am

That's it! It took me all day to finally post it.

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Re: Is this a queen? I cant tell

Post: # 57690Post ooper01
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:45 pm

Hard to tell from this one photo. My initial guess is that it is not a queen, based on the size of the thorax. Usually the thorax (middle body section) is much larger as it houses the muscles used for wings and flight.
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Re: Is this a queen? I cant tell

Post: # 57722Post TheRealAntMan
Wed May 01, 2019 8:34 pm

Camponotus major worker.
An ants' strength can be rivaled by few animals compared to relative body size.

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Re: Is this a queen? I cant tell

Post: # 57725Post Antscannabis
Wed May 01, 2019 9:33 pm

Unfortunately... I agree .it looks like you have a Camp major , not queen. The queen looks very similar . Except like she has s bulge on her back. Almost as if she wore a backpack .(scale-size)

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