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by Batspiderfish
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I think it's a queen...
Replies: 3
Views: 32

Re: I think it's a queen...

The OP's queen is Campontus sp.
by Batspiderfish
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Social Parasite queen
Replies: 1
Views: 11

Re: Social Parasite queen

An ID is a very important step to determining that.
by Batspiderfish
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Hoping for ID's for 2 queens
Replies: 4
Views: 60

Re: Hoping for ID's for 2 queens

The gaster just isn't as full.
by Batspiderfish
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Is it lasius?
Replies: 1
Views: 11

Re: Is it lasius?

Camponotus sp.
by Batspiderfish
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Queen ID: 4mm Southern California June
Replies: 3
Views: 22

Re: Queen ID: 4mm Southern California June

Brachymyrmex patagonicus
by Batspiderfish
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Ant FAQ
Topic: artificial mating
Replies: 1
Views: 4

Re: artificial mating

It's much easier to just find a queen that has mated.
by Batspiderfish
Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Need help identifying an ant.
Replies: 1
Views: 17

Re: Need help identifying an ant.

Formica sp.
by Batspiderfish
Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Bimorphic Solenopsis?
Replies: 6
Views: 58

Re: Bimorphic Solenopsis?

Very nice, thank you tons! Do you know anything about the forelius? There's very little information out there on them that I can find. Not off the top of my head, sorry. I have limited knowledge of southwestern ants. Species keys/descriptions from Antwiki, Navajo Nature, and Hymenoptera Online Data...
by Batspiderfish
Fri Jun 22, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Formica lugubris
Replies: 3
Views: 65

Re: Formica lugubris

Having a solid identification may be important, but all rufa, sanguinea, microgyna, and exsectioides-group Formica are social parasites that require a small number of Formica worker pupae to start a colony. OK, is F. lugubris a social parasite? I've heard it isn't. They alternatively use colony bud...