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Ant 03 - Colobopsis mississippiensis - female

Ant 03 - Colobopsis mississippiensis - Female
Hancock County, Indiana, USA
July 3, 2011
Size: 7 mm
Collected a couple of these at UV light.

Camponotus (Colobopsis) sp.?

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Ant 03 - Colobopsis mississippiensis - female Ant 03 - Colobopsis mississippiensis - female

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Nice find. I think these specialized arboreal ants may be spreading northward in recent years. I have found both this one and Cam. (Col.) impressus here near St. Louis., both at the same blacklight, around 10 pm in late June.

 
Thanks for the confirmation
Hopefully I can find a male too.

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