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#1 Offline millsart - Posted July 21 2019 - 1:14 PM



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1. Location (on a map) of collection: malta central Mediterranean

2. Date of collection:15-07-2019
3. Habitat of collection: my home's balcony
4. Length (from head to gaster): 7mm-8mm
5. Color, hue, pattern and texture: brown-red
6. Distinguishing characteristics: 
7. Distinguishing behavior: caught at night with uv light

8. Nest description: unknown


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#2 Offline NickAnter - Posted July 21 2019 - 1:16 PM


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Looks like Colobopsis to me.
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Nylanderia vividula
Pheidole navigans
Camponotus hyatti
Founding queens:   Lasius cf.americanus, Solenopsis molesta, Temnothorax cf. nevadnsis, , Camponotus vicinus, Pogonomyrmex californicus, and a Leptothorax species.

#3 Offline AntsBC - Posted July 22 2019 - 9:37 AM


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Colobopsis truncata, the only Colobopsis species present in Malta.

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Formica fossaceps (Parasitic sp.)

Formica ravida (Parasitic sp.)
Formica pacifica 
Lasius americanus 
Manica hunteri


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