Thanks for the help Mike! Ants seems to be difficult. So, not unique
enough as always - Formica sp it is :) Are there any ants that are
easy to ID from a decent photo?
/ C-G Magnusson
--- In email@example.com, Mike Lush <michael.lush@...> wrote:
> It's definitely a queen Formica, and something in the Formica rufa
> group. Probably either rufa, polyctena or aquilonia.
> Yet again, it's a really nice photograph. I was comparing this with
> specimens in my collection thinking that it's a shame that they become
> so dull after they've been around for a while.
> trynvarg wrote:
> > Location: Midwest Sweden (Dalsland)
> > Date: 2007-MAY-04
> > Habitat: Near a small stream
> > Size: Bigger than Formica rufa, I think
> > I'm hoping this humpbacked ant isn't common so it can be ID'd. Thanks
> > in advance!
> > http://images.crex.se/20070504myra1a.jpg
> > <http://images.crex.se/20070504myra1a.jpg>
> > / C-G Magnusson