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by BeholdAProphet
Thu Jun 30, 2016 4:45 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponotus pupae struggling to hatch
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Re: Camponotus pupae struggling to hatch

i know i dont have much knowledge of ants yet, but i thought to give my 2 cents, if i had to guess i would say maybe they need a higher humidity? like is the water in the test tube dried out, or is it too cold? i only say this because i know chicks have a hard time hatching from their eggs with low...
by BeholdAProphet
Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:25 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponotus pupae struggling to hatch
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Camponotus pupae struggling to hatch

I currently have a test tube setup with what I believe is a Camponotus queen. She laid eggs, the eggs turned into larvae, and then they turned into pupae. As the pupae developed, I could clearly see the dark outline of the ants inside. Two days ago, I noticed that the antenna and part of the head of...
by BeholdAProphet
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:29 pm
Forum: Myrmecology, Laboratory/Field Work, Publications, Documentaries
Topic: How Intelligent Are Ants?
Replies: 0
Views: 250

How Intelligent Are Ants?

I live in central Indiana, so there have been nuptial flights of many species in my area including Tetramorium caespitum , Lasius niger , and some Camponotus ants. I have found only one Camponotus queen, and when I caught her, I didn't have a test tube setup prepared for her. When I found her, she w...
by BeholdAProphet
Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: AntsCanada Announcements, Promos, Contests, Events
Topic: The ACAF "WHAT IS ANT LOVE?" Contest | FREE Omni Nest Large | Deadline Aug 3rd, 2015!
Replies: 257
Views: 6125

Re: The ACAF "WHAT IS ANT LOVE?" Contest | FREE Omni Nest Large | Deadline Aug 3rd, 2015!

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What is ant love?

Shouting for joy with all of your little friends around you.

Thank you, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.