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by tlrieman76
Sat May 20, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings
Replies: 111
Views: 5510

Re: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings

My son being the naturalist he is was transplanting some oak tree saplings that were doubled up in pots to separate pots this evening with his grandpa. They found 4 more camponotus queens in the old pots. They didn't see any eggs yet so he transferred them to tubes. We had sooo much trouble finding ...
by tlrieman76
Tue May 16, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings
Replies: 111
Views: 5510

Re: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings

Found two camponotus in last day here in central Ohio. First one still has both wings and found on front porch ~10:15pm last evening. Found the second one on state house steps upside down today while eating my lunch. I thought she was dead. No wings and seems pretty lethargic. We searched for weeks ...
by tlrieman76
Tue May 16, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponatus workers dying after hibernation
Replies: 6
Views: 300

Re: Camponotus workers dying after hibernation

More than three, they need an outworld. My son must have misunderstood the videos on AntsCanada YouTube channel. He thought he needed 15-40 workers before hooking up out-world. Side note: We tried so many times to find one last year and he finally found one in mid June. I found 2 in last 14 hours w...
by tlrieman76
Tue May 16, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponatus workers dying after hibernation
Replies: 6
Views: 300

Re: Camponatus workers dying after hibernation

Batspiderfish

They are still in test tube because there were so few workers. Haven't hooked them up to outworkd yet.
by tlrieman76
Mon May 15, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Camponatus workers dying after hibernation
Replies: 6
Views: 300

Camponatus workers dying after hibernation

My son has a camponatus queen that had 7-8 workers before hibernation. Now after hibernation the workers seem to be dying. There are eggs and larvae and a few workers about to emerge. Are we doing ok? I just found a new queen tonight while out watering new grass in the lawn. We had so much trouble f...