Caught a new queen ant :) pls help identifying her

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Ewout12345
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Caught a new queen ant :) pls help identifying her

Post: # 52831Post Ewout12345
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:38 am

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So i caught her today by accident actually i found her just slowly walking around the floor but i have no idea what species she is... i own a lasius flavus and a lasius niger colony but they look very similair while this one looks very different. please help :O
ps: (sorry for the blurry pics she apparently does not like paperazzi.)
Greetings,

Ewout

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Re: Caught a new queen ant :) pls help identifying her

Post: # 52834Post TheRealAntMan
Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:17 pm

Tetramorium Caespitum.
An ants' strength can be rivaled by few animals compared to relative body size.

Ewout12345
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Re: Caught a new queen ant :) pls help identifying her

Post: # 52862Post Ewout12345
Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:20 am

Thankyou very much :) still not certain if shes mated since its late october and very cold but i guess i'll find that out along the way :)

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