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Tetramorium bicarinatum queens? - Solenopsis invicta - female

Tetramorium bicarinatum queens? - Solenopsis invicta - Female
Palm City, Martin County, Florida, USA
June 13, 2019
I found them after a rain storm. Moments after capturing them, I observed grooming and mutual feeding. Whatever the species, I can attest to the polygyne nature of the species, as many more were hanging around a nest near by.

Either way they also appear to be semi claustral as well.

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Tetramorium bicarinatum queens? - Solenopsis invicta - female Tetramorium bicarinatum queens? - Solenopsis invicta - female Tetramorium bicarinatum queens? - Solenopsis invicta - female Tetramorium bicarinatum queens? - Solenopsis invicta - female Tetramorium bicarinatum queens? - Solenopsis invicta - female Tetramorium bicarinatum queens? - Solenopsis invicta - female

Moved
These are not queens, they are all major workers.

Moved from Ants.

 
Wow
Then these were the most chilled out fire ants I've ever seen, not a single bite or sting attempt, never would have caught these bare handed if I'd known otherwise.

Long term success for this colony will be high if they have such a relaxed attitude.

(They were released where they were caught. They were happy to be home)

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