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#1 Offline Jonathan5608 - Posted August 17 2022 - 8:37 AM

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Queen?
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#2 Offline Jonathan5608 - Posted August 17 2022 - 8:38 AM

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1 inch in size
Maybe more

#3 Offline ANTdrew - Posted August 17 2022 - 10:42 AM

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Looks like Xylocopa virginica to me. Not a Bombus queen.
"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25
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#4 Offline Jonathan5608 - Posted August 17 2022 - 10:50 AM

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Looks like Xylocopa virginica to me. Not a Bombus queen.

It’s about 20 mm maybe a little more is it a queen

#5 Offline ANTdrew - Posted August 17 2022 - 10:53 AM

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Xylocopa are solitary. If its head is all black without a white patch, it is a female.

Edited by ANTdrew, August 17 2022 - 10:54 AM.

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

#6 Offline Jonathan5608 - Posted August 17 2022 - 11:32 AM

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Xylocopa are solitary. If its head is all black without a white patch, it is a female.

It was a male.




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