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by Batspiderfish
Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen Identification: Hard Mode
Replies: 1
Views: 12

Re: Queen Identification: Hard Mode

Solenopsis invicta
by Batspiderfish
Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Can I, should I, and how? Polygynous
Replies: 1
Views: 11

Re: Can I, should I, and how? Polygynous

There aren't any Formica rufa in North America, so you should probably make an ID request.
by Batspiderfish
Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: Doubts about my queen...
Replies: 8
Views: 43

Re: Doubts about my queen...

We also need measurements to get an ID. Those pictures are really dark, but maybe measurements will help. She will need a proper test tube setup instead of this.
by Batspiderfish
Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen? If so what kind.
Replies: 5
Views: 36

Re: Queen? If so what kind.

Mortamir wrote:
Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:51 pm
Ok so I should release her?
I don't know much about them or their founding habits. If you find anything about keeping them, feel free to give it a shot.
by Batspiderfish
Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: HELP ME IDENTIFY MY QUEEN ANT PLS
Replies: 4
Views: 20

Re: HELP ME IDENTIFY MY QUEEN ANT PLS

Camponotus herculeanus are large Camponotus. These look like Formica.
by Batspiderfish
Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen? If so what kind.
Replies: 5
Views: 36

Re: Queen? If so what kind.

Looks like Leptothorax sp.
by Batspiderfish
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Are these queens?
Replies: 14
Views: 70

Re: Are these queens?

These are Lasius spp. Lasius niger is most likely.
by Batspiderfish
Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Laws on shipping ants USA Please Help!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 25

Re: Laws on shipping ants USA Please Help!!!

I'm not getting exotic ants though, in getting Lasius niger which is native to my area too but less common which is why I wanted to buy instead of catch! Lasius niger is not native to New York. There may be a species which resembles Lasius niger , but they are not actually the same. Without proper ...
by Batspiderfish
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Small Black Queen, Egg in Mouth
Replies: 12
Views: 89

Re: Small Black Queen, Egg in Mouth

Tapinoma sessile

Tetramorium queens are typically smaller than Lasius.