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Ant ID (Camponotus sp.) (Lake of the Woods, California) (4-30-2014)

camponotus ant id dspdrew lake of the woods california

Best Answer dspdrew , February 16 2018 - 10:54 PM

It's probably C. sansabeanus.

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#1 Offline dspdrew - Posted May 4 2014 - 1:15 PM

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  • LocationSanta Ana, CA
1. Location of collection:  Lake of the Woods, California.
2. Date of collection:  4-12-2014.
3. Habitat of collection:  Chaparral/Pine Forest.
4. Length (from head to gaster):  11mm.
5. Color, hue, pattern and texture:  Dark red/black head, mesonotum and pronotum redish-brown, propodeum, mesopleuron, legs and gaster orangish-yellow.
6. Distinguishing characteristics:  
7. Anything else distinctive: 
8. Nest description: Nest in the ground with small mound.
 
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#2 Offline WeatherAnt - Posted February 16 2018 - 9:47 PM

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Going back in time to bump this up for you Drew. I think this mystery needs to be solved! 



#3 Offline dspdrew - Posted February 16 2018 - 10:54 PM   Best Answer

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It's probably C. sansabeanus.



#4 Offline WeatherAnt - Posted February 17 2018 - 9:54 PM

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It's probably C. sansabeanus.

 

We need to turn that probably into a definitely. 



#5 Offline gcsnelling - Posted February 18 2018 - 4:44 AM

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Seems a reasonable Id.







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