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by Batspiderfish
Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Is this a queen?
Replies: 3
Views: 46

Re: Is this a queen?

Camponotus herculeanus worker.
by Batspiderfish
Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: What species of pogonomyrmex is this ?
Replies: 8
Views: 52

Re: What species of pogonomyrmex is this ?

Texas is the farthest west they are found. Also, I spelled it wrong: Pogonomyrmex badius.
by Batspiderfish
Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Different Species In a Single Formicaium?
Replies: 1
Views: 15

Re: Different Species In a Single Formicaium?

There are probably combinations out there, but this is kind of an advanced topic. You might have species combinations that get along well in the foraging area, but things may change if one colony gains access to the nest of the other. I would say that ants which tend to fulfill this niche in the wil...
by Batspiderfish
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: HELP! Identify two ant species.
Replies: 8
Views: 58

Re: HELP! Identify two ant species.

I would say that the larger queen is Pheidole, and the smaller one is the Solenopsis sp.
by Batspiderfish
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: which speecis is this
Replies: 1
Views: 15

Re: which speecis is this

Lasius sp.
by Batspiderfish
Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: What species of pogonomyrmex is this ?
Replies: 8
Views: 52

Re: What species of pogonomyrmex is this ?

Ah! Yes, with that massive head, this is the Florida harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex baudius. Fully-claustral, and the only North American Pogonomyrmex sp. that is polymorphic.
by Batspiderfish
Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Please help me identify this ant
Replies: 4
Views: 35

Re: Please help me identify this ant

Measurements? Looks like Myrmica to me.
by Batspiderfish
Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Brood boosting
Replies: 16
Views: 128

Re: Brood boosting

What kind of Pogonomyrmex queen do you have? A lot of those species are semi-claustral.
by Batspiderfish
Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Emegency
Replies: 14
Views: 79

Re: Emegency

You need to figure out what kind of ant they are to determine if they should be fed. Either way, do not feed your ants inside the test tube, as this will cause problems. Queens which need to forage should be given a space to do so.