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Tiny camponotus queen?


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#1 Offline Tyler_Fishman - Posted August 11 2017 - 12:23 PM

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I found a little queen ant marching on some wood, she is identical to a camponotus queen, but smaller, any Ideas?

#2 Offline WeatherAnt - Posted August 12 2017 - 1:32 PM

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There's a subgenus of Camponotus that contains smaller species. Small as in 9 mm queens. The Subgenus is Myrmentoma and contains species like C. nearcticus and C. subbarbatus.

 

http://bugguide.net/.../376558/bgimage

 

http://mississippien...tm#.WY90bVGGOUk


Edited by WeatherAnt, August 12 2017 - 1:34 PM.

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