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by Hitch3
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Aguywithants's ants.
Replies: 5
Views: 34

Re: Aguywithants's ants.

According to Wikipedia, an ergatoid is the scientific name for a de-alate, which means a queen that is fertile. :geek:
by Hitch3
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: NOO
Replies: 2
Views: 24

Re: NOO

Weird! Why would she do that? The only explanations I can think of is that there is something wrong with worker, or that worker was from a brood broost. Was it just one nanitic, or was it all of them? :? :? :? :shock: :shock: :shock: :o :o :o
by Hitch3
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Hitch3’s Camponotus Consobrinus Journal
Replies: 26
Views: 628

Re: Hitch3’s Camponotus Consobrinus Journal

UPDATE The queen and worker are both doing fine! They have continued to devour cricket legs and pieces of fruits, and have finally established a garbage pile. The queen has also laid some more eggs, and one of the larvae has pupated. I believe the brood count is as follows: Eggs - 6 Larave - 2 Pupa...
by Hitch3
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID this Queen?
Replies: 4
Views: 57

Re: ID this Queen?

The genus looks to be Pheidole, but I can not say what species.

Good luck with the queen! :)
by Hitch3
Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: lasius? and Camponotus?
Replies: 2
Views: 41

Re: lasius? and Camponotus?

Well, the last photos of your suspected Camponotus are in fact Camponotus, but I don’t know about the Lasius ant. Also, may I ask the point of this post?
by Hitch3
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Help in identification of ant queen and general questions.
Replies: 9
Views: 125

Re: Help in identification of ant queen and general questions.

Ok, well it seems I’m am not 110% sure on my identification of Iridomyrmex Bicknelli. :lol: I am still almost positive that you queen has the look of the Iridomyrmex genus, but I don’t think it is Bicknelli. Based on information from this site ( www.antwiki.org/wiki/Iridomyrmex_species_by_Country#Ne...
by Hitch3
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Help in identification of ant queen and general questions.
Replies: 9
Views: 125

Re: Help in identification of ant queen and general questions.

With the new photos, I can definitely say 110% that is an Iridomyrmex Bicknelli queen. I have a couple of queens and colony’s myself, so if you ever need any help or tips, just ask me! :D

Would you like some photos of my colony? :?:
by Hitch3
Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal
Replies: 19
Views: 393

Re: Antnests c. pennsylvanicus journal

Sorry man, that blows... :shock: :o :cry: :?
by Hitch3
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: How many workers should I have?
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: How many workers should I have?

Well, I would say around 50- 100 workers and a decent pile of brood
by Hitch3
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Camponotus or Iridomyrmex colony.
Replies: 12
Views: 283

Re: Camponotus or Iridomyrmex colony.

Awesome! thank you. I will be updating every time something happens or if I need help/advice. I see you have 2 queens of the same species. Any tips etc? Well, they are pretty easy to care for, they grow fast, and are a very common species in Australia. At this stage, I would feed them with a cricke...