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
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how does one embed photos?
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Offline - Posted June 22 2019 - 11:27 AM
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
Offline - Posted June 22 2019 - 5:29 PM
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.
Offline - Posted June 25 2019 - 1:57 PM
can anyone identify if this is Leptothorax canadensis or another species of Leptothorax?
Offline - Posted June 25 2019 - 3:12 PM
Offline - Posted June 25 2019 - 3:48 PM
Okay, I don't own a microscope, so seems like this colony is gonna remain species less for now!
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