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Can anyone identify which ant this is?

species identify id massachusetts

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#1 Offline KodexFB - Posted September 26 2022 - 1:03 PM

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I am new to ant keeping and I want to figure out what species this is because I want to know all about it. Specially for being my backyard ants.

Can anyone please tell me which ant this is on the attachment?

Ps: I live in South Shore Massachusetts, this ant has 1 visible petiole, It is blackish-brown and I would consider it to be extremely very small compared to other ants.

 

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#2 Offline bmb1bee - Posted September 26 2022 - 2:26 PM

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It's definitely a drone, but I'm not sure of what species.


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     - Camponotus yogi

     - Formica subpolita

     - Novomessor cockerelli

     - Pheidole hyatti / desertorum / vistana (aka any of the big ones)

     - Lasius sp. (parasitic)

     - Strumigenys membranifera

     - Stigmatomma pallipes

 

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#3 Offline Aaron567 - Posted September 27 2022 - 4:46 AM

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Lasius male. Looks like one of the claustral species, maybe neoniger or something.


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