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Re: [SPAM] [bwars] Humpbacked ant

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  • trynvarg
    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
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      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 bwars@yahoogroups.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.
      >
      > Regards,
      >
      > Mike.
      >
      > 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
      > >
      > >
      >
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