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by Batspiderfish
Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: New Camponotus queens...ID needed
Replies: 2
Views: 13

Re: New Camponotus queens...ID needed

Any noticeable red, other than on the legs?
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Help me identify this Queen I caught?
Replies: 9
Views: 46

Re: Help me identify this Queen I caught?

Also, C. hyatti is from the Myrmentoma subgenus, which are small Camponotus (<12mm for queens).
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Queen becoming unferilized
Replies: 1
Views: 10

Re: Queen becoming unferilized

She's probably out of protein. The colony should have had a foraging space soon after the workers eclosed. Good luck.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Two queens Orlando, FL 6/25
Replies: 2
Views: 12

Re: Two queens Orlando, FL 6/25

Looks like Dorymyrmex bureni.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Help me identify this Queen I caught?
Replies: 9
Views: 46

Re: Help me identify this Queen I caught?

FarrAnts wrote:
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:41 pm
Batspiderfish wrote:
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:21 pm
Camponotus novaeboracensis
Thank you! That means she is a carpenter ant queen, right? And if so, will a normal test tube setup work for her, if she is fertile?
Yup, yup!
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant from Canada, Alberta
Replies: 1
Views: 18

Re: Queen ant from Canada, Alberta

Yup! A Formica social parasite, probably from the rufa group. She will need Formica pupae if you want to keep her.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Another Queen from Fredericton New Brunswick
Replies: 1
Views: 13

Re: Another Queen from Fredericton New Brunswick

A Formica social parasite, probably from the rufa group. If you want to try to keep her, you'll need to give her Formica pupae.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Help me identify this Queen I caught?
Replies: 9
Views: 46

Re: Help me identify this Queen I caught?

Camponotus novaeboracensis
by Batspiderfish
Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID this queen SW Germany 24th June `17
Replies: 2
Views: 28

Re: ID this queen SW Germany 24th June `17

One of the bicolored Formica species from the fusca group, probably Formica clara or F. rufibarbis.
by Batspiderfish
Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID Please from Fredericton New Brunswick
Replies: 3
Views: 31

Re: Queen ID Please from Fredericton New Brunswick

14mm would make this Camponotus novaeboracensis . Don't be discouraged by the AntsCanada video. It's a little misleading. With proper care, and a little luck, you can have your 20 workers in the first year. Two years is kind of a worst-case scenario (like those who catch their queen at the latest po...