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by Martialis
Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Please ID this ant
Replies: 5
Views: 20

Re: Please ID this ant

It's a queen. Semi-claustral. Feed her protein and sugar even before workers.
by Martialis
Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Please ID this ant! Australian Queen!
Replies: 6
Views: 24

Re: Please ID this ant! Australian Queen!

I'd almost like to say Iridomyrmex or a smaller Camponotus.
by Martialis
Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Please ID this ant
Replies: 5
Views: 20

Re: Please ID this ant

We still need measurements. :)
by Martialis
Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Colorado Nupital Flights
Replies: 21
Views: 190

Re: Colorado Nupital Flights

Cal113 wrote:
Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:08 pm
did the pictures work?
Yep. ;) Remember to imbed the actual image URL, not the URL of the page.
by Martialis
Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: No ants in my area
Replies: 28
Views: 272

Re: No ants in my area

An immature colony would be a queen with nanitic workers.
by Martialis
Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Kentucky USA march 27 2017 Louisville
Replies: 8
Views: 17

Re: Kentucky USA march 27 2017 Louisville

Aphaenogaster sp. I'm not going to take it any further with only one picture.
by Martialis
Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Ants in Ohio
Replies: 1
Views: 11

Re: Ants in Ohio

Hello Sam, a good resource for this is http://antmaps.org . It is very user friendly and should be very useful. It even includes geographical coordinates for collection locations. All you need to do is click on Ohio and you will get a list of all species present in your state. From there you'll be a...
by Martialis
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Kentucky USA march 27 2017 Louisville
Replies: 8
Views: 17

Re: Kentucky USA march 27 2017 Louisville

Measurements either to the closest 1/16th of an inch or in millimeters are necessary.
by Martialis
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Is this even a queen?
Replies: 11
Views: 61

Re: Is this even a queen?

i did find the lack of brood interesting, i used a nail to build some tunnels into dirt inside the container i'm keeping them all in, so far they've actually been fairly inactive as far as i can tell, so i'm guessing maybe i stumbled upon them in there rest stage? pretty much all they've done is di...
by Martialis
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: No ants in my area
Replies: 28
Views: 272

Re: No ants in my area

Cal113 wrote:
Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:33 pm
Hey I was wondering is it okay to dig up a ant colony and grab the queen and as many workers as you can? I was wondering more in the moral and immoral perspective.
Go ahead with invasive species. Leave mature, native colonies alone.