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by Batspiderfish
Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: I Cannot find a queen
Replies: 12
Views: 55

Re: I Cannot find a queen

I'll try to put something together for you both in a day or so. I have a database I've been working on, but I've been preoccupied by life and other projects to mess with it.
by Batspiderfish
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 42, 7MMS queens caught in cape town
Replies: 7
Views: 26

Re: 42, 7MMS queens caught in cape town

Bats I'm not keeping all of them I am selling most through the gan project those that I can't sell I will release Are there a linup of buyers to take them off your hands? Releasing them is akin to killing them in most circumstances, and is not an acceptable choice according to myrmecologists. Catch...
by Batspiderfish
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: I Cannot find a queen
Replies: 12
Views: 55

Re: I Cannot find a queen

Ah, ok. Sorry, I didn't read thoroughly enough. Even in Florida, there is going to be a lot more activity as the summer drags on.
by Batspiderfish
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 42, 7MMS queens caught in cape town
Replies: 7
Views: 26

Re: 42, 7MMS queens caught in cape town

Bat, you can never have too many queens.I would experiment and see if they can be polygyne or pleometrophic. Also, I don't see the orange Pet owners should always avoid taking in more than they are able to care for. I don't think there was much planning in this. No hobbyist needs this many queens f...
by Batspiderfish
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 42, 7MMS queens caught in cape town
Replies: 7
Views: 26

Re: 42, 7MMS queens caught in cape town

Crematogaster sp. Why catch so many?
by Batspiderfish
Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:11 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Ants in Peterborough
Replies: 8
Views: 35

Re: Ants in Peterborough

Polygyny often does not occur unanimously within a species, and Tapinoma sessile is an example of this. They will be monogynous OR polygynous. I believe this occurs with species density; like in a city they will be versus in their natural habitat they will be monogynous? Studies with Solenopsis inv...
by Batspiderfish
Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Ants in Peterborough
Replies: 8
Views: 35

Re: Ants in Peterborough

Polygyny often does not occur unanimously within a species, and Tapinoma sessile is an example of this. They will be monogynous OR polygynous.
by Batspiderfish
Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:23 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Is this crematogaster?
Replies: 10
Views: 54

Re: Is this crematogaster?

Crematogaster are from Myrmicinae, and so have two petiole nodes.
by Batspiderfish
Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:21 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: What species of male? South Florida
Replies: 2
Views: 14

Re: What species of male? South Florida

Solenopsis invicta

You forgot the measurements.
by Batspiderfish
Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: I Cannot find a queen
Replies: 12
Views: 55

Re: I Cannot find a queen

I don't know where you are, but in temperate Northern regions the nuptial season has barely even begun.