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Best Answer ANTdrew , June 5 2023 - 3:49 PM

There are no fire ants in New Jersey, for now at least. This is a Lasius parasite queen. Go to the full post

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#1 Offline Quackmin - Posted June 5 2023 - 3:33 PM



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Hello again, everyone. Is this a fire ant? If so, should beginner like me attempt to care for her? 


1. Location (on a map) of collection: Under a rock on dirt near, next to parking lot
2. Date of collection: 6/5/23
3. Habitat of collection: Under a rock
4. Length (from head to gaster): 10
5. Color, hue, pattern and texture: Red
6. Distinguishing characteristics: N/A
7. Distinguishing behavior: None
8. Nest description:  N/A

9. Nuptial flight time and date: N/A

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#2 Offline ANTdrew - Posted June 5 2023 - 3:49 PM   Best Answer


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There are no fire ants in New Jersey, for now at least. This is a Lasius parasite queen.
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#3 Offline OiledOlives - Posted June 5 2023 - 5:54 PM



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Lasius interjectus

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