Caught 20 of these girls yesterday. They were everywhere, from morning till after dark. I ran out of tubes
Anyway, they're shiny black, approximately 15mm long.
Can you help me ID them? Messor, right? I'll try to get some better lighting for the photos.
1. Location of collection : everywhere, roof, road, recreational zone, Split, Croatia, South Europe
2. Date of collection: 12th September 2017.
3. Habitat of collection : all over town, nothing stands out.
4. Length: cca 15mm
5. Coloration, hue, pattern and texture : Shiny black, some bristles
6. Distinguishing characteristics: n/a
7. Anything else distinctive : n/a.
8. Nest description: n/a.
9 . Post the clearest pictures possible: will try to get better photos.
Edited by skocko76, September 13 2017 - 6:35 AM.