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#1 Offline Jonathan5608 - Posted August 15 2022 - 4:03 PM

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Found in LI on a apple tree branch
It’s about 3/4 inch is it a queen

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#2 Offline FinWins - Posted August 15 2022 - 4:07 PM

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So cool, I want to start raising bumble, mason, leaf cutter and honey bees but I’m holding off till I move to a location at has trees, flowers and SHADE.


I keep: C. modoc, C. sansabeanus  :D, C. maritimus, Formica argentea, M. mexicanus  :D, Odontomachus brunneus :D, Pogonomyrmex californicus, Pogonomyrmex rugosus, 

 


#3 Offline ANTdrew - Posted August 15 2022 - 4:46 PM

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My guess would be Bombus impatiens. I can’t tell if it’s a queen from your photo, but queens should be longer than 3/4”.
"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25
Keep ordinary ants in extraordinary ways.

#4 Offline Jonathan5608 - Posted August 15 2022 - 6:26 PM

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#5 Offline ANTdrew - Posted August 16 2022 - 2:36 AM

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Not a queen.
"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25
Keep ordinary ants in extraordinary ways.




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