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#1 Offline AntsAntz - Posted November 8 2018 - 7:43 AM

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Hello, help me identify these ants

- Location of collection: Open area around Hsinchu County, Taiwan 

- Date of collection: Around June
- Habitat of collection: Close to building
- Length: 2mm or so
- Coloration, hue, pattern and texture: Orange, light brown with dark brown, black abdomen
- Anything else distinctive: resilient 

 

I think Monomorium but not sure... species?

 

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Edited by AntsAntz, November 8 2018 - 7:45 AM.


#2 Offline Rulkan - Posted November 8 2018 - 10:10 AM

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Looks to be Monomorium pharaonis.

 

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https://www.uniprot....taxonomy/307658


Edited by Rulkan, November 8 2018 - 10:12 AM.

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#3 Offline AntsAntz - Posted November 10 2018 - 8:55 AM

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thanks 







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