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Ant Species ID Boston, MA 4/13/19


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#1 Offline Luvnecrosis - Posted April 13 2019 - 1:42 PM

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Location: City, urban

 

Caught on: Today, 4/13/19

 

Habitat: Pavement behind my house, the entire area is concrete and she was walking around 

 

Length: Half an inch

 

Color: Darker brown head, the backside gets a bit lighter

 

Distinguishing characteristics: Big gaster, i can't make out much else

 

Distinguishing behavior: N/A

 

Nest Description: N/A

 

Nuptial Flight Date: Must have been today, 4/13/19, since she still has her wings and was walking around outside 

 

Pictures: I'm sorry about the quality. It is super small and I'm not good enough with the phone camera to find a way to focus it super well 

 

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#2 Offline Scherme - Posted April 13 2019 - 3:09 PM

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P. Imparis was out like crazy today here in western mass. Looks similar


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#3 Online YsTheAnt - Posted April 14 2019 - 7:20 PM

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I second Prenolepis imparis.




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