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Queen ants found in northern california

ant queen ant queen

Best Answer NickAnter , August 16 2021 - 9:26 AM

Lasius in the niger group. americanus is a likely species.

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#1 Offline Astrotate - Posted August 16 2021 - 9:13 AM



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I found hundreds of these queens flying yesterday near garberville. If anyone could identify them that would be amazing. I will add better photos later today.

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#2 Offline NickAnter - Posted August 16 2021 - 9:26 AM   Best Answer


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Lasius in the niger group. americanus is a likely species.

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Species being kept:


 Solenopsis "plebeius", Camponotus vicinus, Camponotus maritimus, Formica cf. subaenescens, Formica cf. aerata, Lasius cf. americanus, Lasius aphidicola, Lasius brevicornis, Lasius nr claviger, Nylanderia vividula, Temnothorax rudis and a Hypoponera sp.


Hoping to find this year:

Myrmecocystus, Liometopum occidentale, Camponotus essigi, Camponotus fragilis, Manica bradleyi, Formica perpilosa, Pheidole hyatti, and a Parasitic Formica sp.


People are stupid. It explains a lot...

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