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by Batspiderfish
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Multiple queens? M. Pharaonic.
Replies: 3
Views: 28

Re: Multiple queens? M. Pharaonic.

I would do an ID request.
by Batspiderfish
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need Help Identifing a queen
Replies: 7
Views: 56

Re: Need Help Identifing a queen

Solenopsis invicta
by Batspiderfish
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Pheidole sp.
Replies: 1
Views: 20

Re: Pheidole sp.

Pheidole sp. means something from the genus Pheidole, so for care you can look up other species from your area and it should be the same.
by Batspiderfish
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Species ID Ontario
Replies: 4
Views: 36

Re: Species ID Ontario

Formica sp.
by Batspiderfish
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Is this a social parasite?
Replies: 4
Views: 23

Re: Is this a social parasite?

She may not survive if you don't give her a proper space to start her colony. You can try using 1/4" vinyl tubing plugged with two pieces of cotton, one which you will need to keep moist. Other transparent, improvised, test-tube like objects would probably do the trick as well.
by Batspiderfish
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Formica Fusca
Replies: 3
Views: 31

Re: Formica Fusca

This section is meant for things not related to ants. Putting your topics in the right section keeps forums organized and information easier to access.
by Batspiderfish
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen Identification in Camrose Alberta Canada Caught on August 6th
Replies: 5
Views: 46

Re: Queen Identification in Camrose Alberta Canada Caught on August 6th

All of the queens up to queen 7 look like Formica argentea . Queens 8 and 9 are from the shinier fusca complex of the fusca group -- likely Formica subaenescens or F. hewitti . The red queen seems to be Formica neoclara or F. neorufibarbis . I wouldn't know about the mites. I have never experienced ...
by Batspiderfish
Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Please dont be Solenopsis invicta
Replies: 7
Views: 57

Re: Please dont be Solenopsis invicta

I wouldn't be able to identify her further without examining her myself, but she is definitely Pheidole.
by Batspiderfish
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Fruit fly trap question
Replies: 8
Views: 92

Re: Fruit fly trap question

Getting another colony is not too expensive. Keep in mind that it can be kinda nasty to clean out the old culture as well. You have to commit to a little bit of grossness, but your ants will basically be set for life.