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Lasius ID

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#1 Offline UtahAnts - Posted August 29 2021 - 8:10 PM

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Location found: Provo, Utah
Date: 8/29/2020, 7-8 PM

 
 

3. Habitat of collection: Found on sidewalks next to an empty lot.
4. Length: Around 11 mm
5. Coloration, hue, pattern and texture: Orange, brown, and somewhat yellow.

 

Humidity: 25%

Temp: 75 degrees

 

Maybe a parasitic lasius?

 

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#2 Offline NickAnter - Posted August 29 2021 - 8:43 PM

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Looks like L. brevicornis, or some other Cautolasius sp. Nice find.


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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...






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