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#1 Offline Scolwell06 - Posted July 5 2022 - 8:12 AM

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Location (on a map) of collection: East Tennessee
2. Date of collection: 7/5/22
3. Habitat of collection: Mixed deciduous forest
4. Length (from head to gaster): 9.53 mm
5. Color, hue, pattern and texture: black/brown
6. Distinguishing characteristics:
7. Distinguishing behavior:
8. Nest description:

9. Nuptial flight time and date:

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My sharp eyed grandson saw this on my shirt after coming in from yard work. Looks like another pavement ant to me but he insists it's a different species, so far he has been correct.

#2 Offline United-Ants - Posted July 5 2022 - 8:46 AM

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Cremetogastor sp

#3 Offline Scolwell06 - Posted July 5 2022 - 9:08 AM

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Thanks so much

#4 Offline NickAnter - Posted July 5 2022 - 9:16 AM

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Most likely either Crematogaster lineolata or C.cerasi


Species being kept:

 

 Solenopsis "plebeius", Camponotus maritimus, Formica cf. subaenescens, Formica cf. aerata, Lasius cf. americanus, Lasius aphidicola, Lasius brevicornis, Lasius nr claviger, Nylanderia vividula, Temnothorax nevadensis, Temnothorax chandleri, Temnothorax arboreus Solenopsis validiuscula, Solenopsis truncorum, Solenopsis xyloni, Formica perpilosa, Formica cf. lasiodes, Formica cf. neogagates Pogonomyrmex californicus, Pogonomyrmex salinus, and Myrmecocystus testaceus!!!!

 

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 AlexLebedev - Posted July 5 2022 - 9:25 AM

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Crematogaster.


What i am keeping Brachymyrmex patagonicus 1 worker x5 tetramorium immigrans 10 workers x2 lasius crypticus 5 workers Pheidole californica 6 queens150~ workers 10-30 majors, Formica argentea 10~ W

 

 

What I've kept crematogaster sp pheidole californica camponotus vicinus high elev, dumetorum,laevigatus, prenolepis imparis, pogonomyrmex californicus and subnitidus and californicus, veromessor andrei, camponotus sayi, hypoponera opacior ,Liometopum occidentale solnopsis molesta group, solenopsis xyloni.





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