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Pheidole pelor queen? - Pheidole pelor

Pheidole pelor queen? - Pheidole pelor
Frisco, Collin County, Texas, USA
September 7, 2012
I'm basing my ID guess off the head shape and texturing. I don't know if this is a winged female (queen before losing wings) or a male - I can't seem to find pictures of either for the species on antweb or elsewhere. It does seem to have a pretty big abdomen, so I'm leaning towards queen, but the eyes are a bit bulgy too which I think is normally a male trait. He/She spent most of my observation time trying to find something to hide under, perhaps to start a new colony?

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Sure looks like it -- Good find and good call!

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