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2 Queens/ NSW, Australia/ 27th March 2019

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#1 Offline Formicoidea - Posted March 26 2019 - 4:51 PM

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Hey everyone
I caught these 2 queens (different species) about 2 weeks ago. (9-11) March
As stated above they were caught in the Bega valley

Both were caught in my house, which is situated in farmland, with forests bordering it.

Both caught in the Bega valley, NSW, Australia.

Queen#1
Body length: 8mm

 

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Queen#2
Body length: 10mm
 
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Sorry that the images aren't the best, I had to hold a geology lens in front of the camera..
Thanks in advance

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Current Queens/Colonies:

- Iridomyrmex Bicknelli                          - Iridomyrmex Sp. (x2)

- Camponotus Consobrinus                - Camponotus Sp.

- Myrmecia Sp.                                        - Rhytidoponera Metallica

- Rhytidoponera victoriae                       - Notoncus Sp. (x2)

- Anonychomyrma Cf. Froggatti (x6)


#2 Offline LC3 - Posted March 26 2019 - 5:42 PM

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Not sure about the first queen, looks like a Notoncus sp.

Second queen is most likely a Polyrhachis sp.
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#3 Offline TennesseeAnts - Posted March 26 2019 - 6:01 PM

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I think both are Polyrhachis.
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#4 Offline CoolColJ - Posted March 26 2019 - 6:40 PM

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Polyrachis femorata for the red.brown legged one
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Current ant colonies -
1) Opisthopsis Rufithorax (strobe ant), Melophorus sp2. black and orange, Pheidole species, Pheidole antipodum
Journal = http://www.formicult...ra-iridomyrmex/

Heterotermes cf brevicatena termite pet/feeder journal = http://www.formicult...feeder-journal/


#5 Offline Formicoidea - Posted March 26 2019 - 11:58 PM

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That's it, awesome!
Thanks for your help


Current Queens/Colonies:

- Iridomyrmex Bicknelli                          - Iridomyrmex Sp. (x2)

- Camponotus Consobrinus                - Camponotus Sp.

- Myrmecia Sp.                                        - Rhytidoponera Metallica

- Rhytidoponera victoriae                       - Notoncus Sp. (x2)

- Anonychomyrma Cf. Froggatti (x6)






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