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Best Answer NickAnter , September 2 2021 - 6:12 PM

Pheidole navigans. They fly from May-December.

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#1 Offline DaAnt - Posted September 2 2021 - 5:08 PM

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Location of collection: suburban

Habitat of collection: moist lawn

Length: 5mm

Coloration: black on top, this red and black color under the head, and a orange and black color under the thorax.

Features: 2 petiole nodes, pointy gaster and flat topped thorax.

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#2 Offline KadinB - Posted September 2 2021 - 5:13 PM

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Pheidole sp I believe  


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#3 Offline NancyZamora4991 - Posted September 2 2021 - 5:27 PM

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I agree


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#4 Offline NickAnter - Posted September 2 2021 - 6:12 PM   Best Answer

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Pheidole navigans. They fly from May-December.


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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...


#5 Offline DaAnt - Posted September 2 2021 - 6:20 PM

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Thanks for the Id! Do Pheidole navigans need food when founding?



#6 Offline eea - Posted September 2 2021 - 6:23 PM

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Thanks for the Id! Do Pheidole navigans need food when founding?

no


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-camponotus sansabeanus: 11 wokrers


#7 Offline DaAnt - Posted September 2 2021 - 6:24 PM

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Thanks.



#8 Offline smares - Posted September 3 2021 - 2:38 PM

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Why does this look like a Tetramorium to me? What are the key differences that give it away as pheidole?

#9 Offline KadinB - Posted September 3 2021 - 3:15 PM

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Why does this look like a Tetramorium to me? What are the key differences that give it away as pheidole?

The queen is extremely small and the shape of the head helps Id pheidole


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#10 Offline DaAnt - Posted September 3 2021 - 4:56 PM

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