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by antsMAN
Thu Mar 02, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Psocides Book lice problems
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Re: Psocides Book lice problems

I have cleaned everything over a few times now and only found three outside of the formicarium. I have the infested nest sitting in front of a dehumidifier to keep the humidity below 50%, so they cannot reproduce. I have checked all the T's and worm bins and they are still free of them. So I'm hopin...
by antsMAN
Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Psocides Book lice problems
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Psocides Book lice problems

I week ago or so I noticed some book lice in my formicarium. They were only in the nest at first but now have infested the out world. I am getting a little concerned with their population growth. Upon better inspection I see less in the nest itself, and more in the out world. I let the nest dry out ...
by antsMAN
Mon Aug 22, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Crematogaster lineolata or cerasi
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Crematogaster lineolata or cerasi

I'm having a hard time trying to ID this queen. Caught Aug 19 2016, 6-7mm, Canada, Nova Scotia. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-I1_7elPpmSQ/V7nKZafK3zI/AAAAAAAABtQ/pgx5USDC9q8KMzhgp0P3ap1tMQLG9EubQCL0B/w822-h548-no/Crematogaster%2Blineolata%2BAugust%2B20%2B2016%2B%25281%2529.JPG https://lh3.googl...
by antsMAN
Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Aphaenogaster sp. or Mrymica?
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Re: Aphaenogaster sp. or Mrymica?

She was a Myrmica sp. queen.
by antsMAN
Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:45 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Lasius Neoniger?
Replies: 3
Views: 225

Re: Lasius Neoniger?

She is a Lasius alienus, she is quite a bit smaller than a neoniger.
by antsMAN
Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:43 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Formica Fusca ID
Replies: 4
Views: 267

Re: Formica Fusca ID

She turned out to be a Formica subsericea queen.
by antsMAN
Tue Aug 16, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: Ant Meetups, Events, and Clubs
Topic: Any ant keepers from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada?
Replies: 1
Views: 179

Re: Any ant keepers from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada?

I'm just up the coast, about 2 hours or so.
by antsMAN
Wed Jul 20, 2016 4:41 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Formica subsericea ID confirmation please
Replies: 2
Views: 101

Re: Formica subsericea ID confirmation please

Thanks Bat, Formica subserciea it is. I posted on the other forum crediting you.
by antsMAN
Wed Jul 20, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Formica subsericea ID confirmation please
Replies: 2
Views: 101

Formica subsericea ID confirmation please

Just seen one flying outside. One I have in a THA Talus and the others are in test tubes. Caught in Canada, Nova Scotia, about 10mm, black with brownish legs, workers all black. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-8t-hbHoqXH8/V46jW6uIAWI/AAAAAAAABbU/50JEtKrMclcazdo8Zl1SsrUSqaN57nxawCL0B/w822-h548-no/...
by antsMAN
Wed Aug 19, 2015 1:48 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Formica Fusca ID
Replies: 4
Views: 267

Re: Formica Fusca ID

I noticed your Formica fusca Queen had brownish legs, Mine are completely shinny black.