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large black/orange queen, northern NM, 7/4/17


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#1 Offline Paulette - Posted July 4 2017 - 1:54 PM

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1. Location of collection: 7200 ft elevation, northern NM, temperate climate

2. Date of collection: 7/4/17
3. Habitat of collection: scrubby field, pinon-juniper woodland
4. Length (from head to gaster): 16 mm
5. Color, hue, pattern and texture: black and orange
6. Distinguishing characteristics: large, somewhat elongate shape overall
7. Distinguishing behavior: wandering in an open part of the field
8. Nest description: N/A
 
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#2 Offline WeatherAnt - Posted August 12 2017 - 1:43 PM

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Camponotus. I'll let someone else guess the species because I don't know. 



#3 Offline Batspiderfish - Posted August 12 2017 - 7:24 PM

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Looks to be Camponotus vicinus.


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#4 Offline Paulette - Posted August 17 2017 - 5:36 PM

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Thanks!






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