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by Batspiderfish
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: I Cannot find a queen
Replies: 17
Views: 82

Re: I Cannot find a queen

Thank you so much! :D This will help a lot. Now, have a question on how to use it. Under the "alate" bar it says "true" and/or "false" does this mean that they were spotted or not? An alate is a winged ant, so if it is true, then the reproductive found was a male or winged female. If it is false, t...
by Batspiderfish
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: I Cannot find a queen
Replies: 17
Views: 82

Re: I Cannot find a queen

Here yah go. Download it, and it will open in your browser. It includes surrounding states for more complete data.

Florida:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3Pcwjl6XsJWTUUzQ3FjME1vSEE

Tennessee (not many records from your state):
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3Pcwjl6XsJWZXhkV2E2S2N5Y1k
by Batspiderfish
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: What kind of species is this?
Replies: 1
Views: 10

Re: What kind of species is this?

This is a Camponotus worker, although we would have to be able to count the hairs on the mesonotum (middle section of the thorax) to determine the species.
by Batspiderfish
Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: I Cannot find a queen
Replies: 17
Views: 82

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: 17
Views: 82

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: 36

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: 36

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.