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San Jose, CA - 4/8/2020


Best Answer YsTheAnt , April 23 2020 - 11:11 PM

Liometopum occidentale :) Go to the full post


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#1 Offline irvosanjose - Posted April 23 2020 - 9:10 PM

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Thanks in advance! I'm guessing it's some kind of camponotus.

 

1. Location (on a map) of collection: San Jose, CA
2. Date of collection: 4/8/2020
3. Habitat of collection: City Park - California Oak
4. Length (from head to gaster): 13mm
5. Color, hue, pattern and texture: Dark brown
6. Distinguishing characteristics: thorax is orange on the worker ants, fuzzy gasters on the workers.
7. Distinguishing behavior: The nests seem to be almost always on oak trees in this area.
8. Nest description: Oak tree that has some damage to it

9. Nuptial flight time and date: 4/8/2020

 


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#2 Offline YsTheAnt - Posted April 23 2020 - 11:11 PM   Best Answer

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Liometopum occidentale :)
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#3 Offline Broncos - Posted April 24 2020 - 7:14 AM

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Yea I agree


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Currently Keeping:

Pogonomyrmex Californicus Bicolor & Concolor

Pogonomyrmex Subnitidius

Camponotus US CA-02

Novomessor Cockorelli

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#4 Offline irvosanjose - Posted April 24 2020 - 9:27 AM

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Thanks, guys! I looked up the species and you are spot on.

 


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#5 Offline AlexLebedev - Posted July 21 2021 - 5:27 PM

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i don't ever recall them flying this early but its to late for luctuosum to fly so its most likely occidentale


Camponotus Quercicola 3 workers

Camponotus Vicinus 2 workers

Tetramorium Immigrans x2 15 workers

Prenolepis Imparis 2 workers took 137 days for workers

Pogonomyrmex Subnitidus x4 Eggs&larva  :)  :)

Pogonomyrmex Californicus Eggs?

Veromessor Andrei Eggs?


#6 Offline Kaelwizard - Posted July 21 2021 - 5:51 PM

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i don't ever recall them flying this early but its to late for luctuosum to fly so its most likely occidentale

This is from LAST YEAR.
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