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Hi I am 13 and I have found a queen and want an ID please.


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#1 Offline Anterrific - Posted May 19 2022 - 12:05 PM

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1. Location (on a map) of collection: Hampton VA
2. Date of collection: 5/19/22
3. Habitat of collection:running around on a mulberry tree
4. Length (from head to gaster):1/2 MM
5. Color, hue, pattern and texture: black and smooth
6. Distinguishing characteristics: oval-shaped head 2 antenna segments
7. Distinguishing behavior:very skiddish and looking around while twitching
8. Nest description:?

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#2 Offline TacticalHandleGaming - Posted May 19 2022 - 12:06 PM

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That's a worker. Not a queen. 


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Currently kept species

L. neoniger, P. occidentalis, C. modoc, C. novaeboracensis, C. vicinus, T. immigrans, A. occidentalis, P. imparis.

 

Previously kept species

T. rugatulus, B. depilis.

 

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Myrmecocystus kennedyi, Myrmecocystus pyramicus, Myrmecocystus semirufus, Myrmecocystus testaceus

Pheidole californica, Pheidole creightoni, Pheidole inquilina, Solenopsis molesta, Crematogaster coarctata, Crematogaster mutans

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#3 Offline Manitobant - Posted May 19 2022 - 3:43 PM

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I agree that it is a camponotus worker.
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#4 Offline GRIMM_OwO_ - Posted May 19 2022 - 4:14 PM

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sadly that is a worker.. nice catch though :) 



#5 Offline AntsCali098 - Posted May 19 2022 - 4:16 PM

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Camponotus worker



#6 Offline Anterrific - Posted May 20 2022 - 5:53 AM

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Thank you. I really thought it was a queen.




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