Queen ID: Oklahoma, USA

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NocturnusWolfe
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Queen ID: Oklahoma, USA

Post: # 39683Post NocturnusWolfe
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:11 am

I caught two different species of ants today, both are queens. I'm not sure on the species though. Sorry, the website said the attachment quota was full so I have to upload the photos to my Google drive.

The first queen is 9mm from her mandibles to the tip of her gaster and seems to have a sting. Here is her picture: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1o5UIghzjOoj56YtCeD-su_ViHs_x-xd5/view?usp=drivesdk

The second queen is 6mm from her mandibles to the tip of her gaster and has not shed her wings yet. Here is her picture: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1P2bLm_RzMzXzU4QgolibF1fuF5NjG3vV/view?usp=drivesdk

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Re: Queen ID: Oklahoma, USA

Post: # 39690Post Batspiderfish
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:36 am

We don't have permission to view the photos.
If you enjoy my expertise and identifications, please do not put wild populations at risk of disease by releasing pet colonies. We are responsible to give our pets the best care we can manage for the rest of their lives.

NocturnusWolfe
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Re: Queen ID: Oklahoma, USA

Post: # 39698Post NocturnusWolfe
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:17 pm

Batspiderfish wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:36 am
We don't have permission to view the photos.
Sorry about that, try it now. I have a possible ID for the larger of the two, Crematogaster Sp.

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Re: Queen ID: Oklahoma, USA

Post: # 39700Post NocturnusWolfe
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:32 pm

This is the larger queen, the one I suspect to be Crematogaster Sp. Could you verify please?: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VEGrFEYsRcOBVIOjYYauxbxrHjeCb5-6/view?usp=drivesdk

I still have no idea about this one tho:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DqjOa5cBMr4_muAZjpo1G8s_pON-ANU1/view?usp=drivesdk

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Re: Queen ID: Oklahoma, USA

Post: # 39743Post Batspiderfish
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:21 pm

You are correct about the Crematogaster. The other queen is an Aphaenogaster sp.
If you enjoy my expertise and identifications, please do not put wild populations at risk of disease by releasing pet colonies. We are responsible to give our pets the best care we can manage for the rest of their lives.

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