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by Batspiderfish
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I caught what I believe an ant queen pics included to be IDd
Replies: 10
Views: 54

Re: I caught what I believe an ant queen pics included to be IDd

There are a few more black Formica than those (i.e. F. glacialis, F. podzolica ); we would need to better see the hair coverage of the gaster to tell them apart. Also, Formica fusca may or may not legitimately exist in North America. I've noticed that they've stopped showing up in field guides, but ...
by Batspiderfish
Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: One dead camponotus baby :(
Replies: 1
Views: 13

Re: One dead camponotus baby :(

The colony should not be sealed with that many workers. They need foraging space and the freedom to clean up after themselves.
by Batspiderfish
Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: New to this, first ant ever caught
Replies: 10
Views: 75

Re: New to this, first ant ever caught

No Camponotus chromaiodes that far north; Camponotus herculeanus.
by Batspiderfish
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Multiple queens? M. Pharaonic.
Replies: 3
Views: 32

Re: Multiple queens? M. Pharaonic.

I would do an ID request.
by Batspiderfish
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need Help Identifing a queen
Replies: 7
Views: 62

Re: Need Help Identifing a queen

Solenopsis invicta
by Batspiderfish
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Pheidole sp.
Replies: 1
Views: 24

Re: Pheidole sp.

Pheidole sp. means something from the genus Pheidole, so for care you can look up other species from your area and it should be the same.
by Batspiderfish
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Species ID Ontario
Replies: 4
Views: 40

Re: Species ID Ontario

Formica sp.
by Batspiderfish
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Is this a social parasite?
Replies: 4
Views: 26

Re: Is this a social parasite?

She may not survive if you don't give her a proper space to start her colony. You can try using 1/4" vinyl tubing plugged with two pieces of cotton, one which you will need to keep moist. Other transparent, improvised, test-tube like objects would probably do the trick as well.
by Batspiderfish
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Formica Fusca
Replies: 3
Views: 33

Re: Formica Fusca

This section is meant for things not related to ants. Putting your topics in the right section keeps forums organized and information easier to access.