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Leptothorax Canadensis?


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#1 Offline PacificNorthWestern - Posted June 19 2019 - 1:37 PM

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https://imgur.com/HehN91DI'm pretty sure this is Leptothorax canadensis, but some confirmation would help this is in southern Washington, and it was found in a smaller branch



#2 Offline PacificNorthWestern - Posted June 20 2019 - 7:11 AM

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https://imgur.com/km8Z223this is a better picture, if anymore information is needed please ask because I want to know if I have the right identification or not.

 

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#3 Online Ant_Dude2908 - Posted June 20 2019 - 8:47 AM

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Try to embed your photos. Many on this forum, including myself, will not click on outside links. :D

Thanks!

#4 Offline PacificNorthWestern - Posted June 20 2019 - 9:06 AM

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how does one embed photos?



#5 Offline Martialis - Posted June 20 2019 - 9:10 AM

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You can just copy the image and paste it into the post.

Edited by Martialis, June 20 2019 - 9:11 AM.

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#6 Offline PacificNorthWestern - Posted June 20 2019 - 9:17 AM

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thanks!


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#7 Online Ant_Dude2908 - Posted June 20 2019 - 9:27 AM

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Does look like Leptothorax.

#8 Offline PacificNorthWestern - Posted June 22 2019 - 11:27 AM

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Does Leptothorax have a specific diet. They are taking the sunburst ant nectar but not the earwigs and I have SEEN the larvae. Cause I really want to keep this colony alive



#9 Offline CatsnAnts - Posted June 22 2019 - 5:29 PM

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My temnothorax will swarm over house flys as well as termites.
5 queen Temnothorax ambiguus (founding)
11 queen Temnothorax curvispinosus (founding)
1 queen Colobopsis mississippiensis (founding)
1 queen Colobopsis impressa (founding)
1 queen Lasius interjectus (with 30 host workers)
x3 1 queen Camponotus subbarbatus (founding)
1 queen Strumigebys pilinasis (colony of about 30 workers)
1 queen Ponera pennsylvanica (founding)
x2 1 queen Pheidole bicarinata (founding)
1 queen Temnothorax curvispinosus (~170 workers) ... also have 2 termite colonies.

#10 Offline PacificNorthWestern - Posted June 25 2019 - 1:57 PM

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can anyone identify if this is Leptothorax canadensis or another species of Leptothorax?



#11 Offline Canadian anter - Posted June 25 2019 - 3:12 PM

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Not without a microscope
Visit us at www.canada-ant-colony.com !

#12 Offline PacificNorthWestern - Posted June 25 2019 - 3:48 PM

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Okay, I don't own a microscope, so seems like this colony is gonna remain species less for now! :D






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