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Split, Croatia, S. Europe - drone 6.JUN2018. flight

male id nuptial flight europe croatia

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#1 Offline skocko76 - Posted June 7 2018 - 11:49 AM

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A drone flight noticed yesterday in Split, Croatia.

Please help me identify the species. No queens were spotted. Drones were abundant in shop widows, ATMs, any brightly lit object.

 

1. Location of collection: Split, Craotia, old town

2. Date of collection: 6th June 2018.
3. Habitat of collection: Brightly lit objects, shop windows and the like
4. Length : 4mm
5. Coloration, hue, pattern and texture: yellowish-brown
6. Distinguishing characteristics : black spot on the underside of gaster
7. Anything else distinctive: petiole and postpetiole
8. Nest description : n/a.
9 . Post the clearest pictures possible: 

IMG 6490
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IMG 6497
IMG 6498
IMG 6499
IMG 6500
IMG 6501

 



#2 Offline Jonathan21700 - Posted June 7 2018 - 2:00 PM

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Looks like a Pheidole pallidula male.


Edited by Jonathan21700, June 7 2018 - 2:00 PM.


#3 Offline skocko76 - Posted June 8 2018 - 1:13 PM

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Thanks Jonathan21700, I think you're correct





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