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Ant alate - Myrmica fracticornis

Ant alate - Myrmica fracticornis
Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
September 15, 2007
Size: about 5 mm
Alate ant. Maybe Myrmica? If so then I think its M. spatulata based on the sites here and here.

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Ant alate - Myrmica fracticornis Ant alate - Myrmica fracticornis

Moved from Myrmica.

Was there a revision published?

Close to spatulata
I think you're close, but this one seems to be one that, though far more abundant than spatulata in the North, is still undescribed. There's an unpublished key circulating that is the basis for this comment.

Moved from Myrmica.

I am inclined to agree that i
I am inclined to agree that it is a Myrmica, but as for species , no way I will guess. The genus is just to messed up.

Hopefully it can be figured out at some point.

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