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Striped Ant - Camponotus novaeboracensis

Striped Ant - Camponotus novaeboracensis
Aroostook, Victoria County, New Brunswick, Canada
July 3, 2019
Found when cleaning a water trough for the animals. Was dead inside the outer rim. Assuming it is a type of ant? The abdomen colour pattern is unlike anything I have seen before.

Moved from Ants.


Ant queen
It looks like a queen of perhaps a Camponotus species. My guess would be she fell into the trough and drowned, and her abdomen became super inflated with water.

Thank you
Thank you makes sense

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