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#1 Offline antsriondel - Posted July 29 2021 - 8:19 AM

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I am wondering what ant species this is I found it in my backyard and I am wondering if anyone could give me a species name. I live in British Columbia Canada. thanks

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#2 Offline antsinvirgina - Posted July 29 2021 - 8:38 AM

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well idk what kind of ant it is but nice find 



#3 Offline NickAnter - Posted July 29 2021 - 8:59 AM

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3 things:

Post in the correct section, Ant ID Requests...

Follow the ID format.

Sadly, with those pictures, it is extremely hard to get an ID down to species.


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Species being kept:

 

Solenopsis truncorum, Solenopsis "plebeius", Solenopsis validiuscula, Solenopsis sp., Solenopsis xyloni, Solenopsis amblychila, Camponotus vicinus, Camponotus maritimus, Formica cf. subaenescens, Formica cf. aerata, Lasius cf. americanus, Lasius aphidicola, Lasius brevicornis, Lasius nr claviger, Pheidole navigans, Nylanderia vividula, Aphaenogaster occidentalis, Temnothorax rudis, Temnothorax cf. nitens, Pogonomyrmex californicus, and Strumigenys membranifera

 

People are stupid. It explains a lot...


#4 Offline antsriondel - Posted July 29 2021 - 9:08 AM

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ok. thanks for your thoughts.



#5 Offline Manitobant - Posted July 29 2021 - 10:21 AM

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Try to get better pics, i can barely see the ant.

#6 Offline antsriondel - Posted July 29 2021 - 5:30 PM

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ok. thanks!!!


Edited by antsriondel, July 29 2021 - 5:31 PM.


#7 Offline Manitobant - Posted July 29 2021 - 5:31 PM

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ok if that is what I'm supposed to do what should i do with this topic??? thanks!!!

just add the better pics to this post, or simply make a new topic.

Edited by Manitobant, July 29 2021 - 5:32 PM.


#8 Offline antsriondel - Posted July 30 2021 - 7:46 AM

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these are the best photos I can get;

 

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