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Queen Ant - Colobopsis impressa - female

Queen Ant - Colobopsis impressa - Female
Mobile (Dog River), Mobile County, Alabama, USA
June 17, 2014
Size: BL≈8mm
Based on fat, striped body, I'm guessing something at least near Dorymyrmex

Moved from Ants.

ha! so this is a carpenter, after all
my bad... i must have seen very diff. species around here

Moved from ID Request.

looks like a winged carpenter
looks like a winged carpenter ant

with that head?
doesn't look to me like Dorymyrmex, either...

Hey ....
Did I get the queen part correct ... do queens have wings?

Yes, a winged (unmated) queen
Yes, a winged (unmated) queen.

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