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by Nathant
Thu May 25, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Massachusetts Flight Sightings
Replies: 316
Views: 6091

Re: Massachusetts Flight Sightings

I am still finding dealates walking around or under wood from the medium-sized flight last week. Camponotus are probably not done flying.
by Nathant
Tue May 16, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Massachusetts Flight Sightings
Replies: 316
Views: 6091

Re: Massachusetts Flight Sightings

Report of a small Camponotus nearcticus flight today in Randolph, MA.
by Nathant
Wed May 10, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jack's VLog
Replies: 12
Views: 338

Re: Jack's VLog

Tip-use more lighting when taking video of the ants.
by Nathant
Tue May 09, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Unique Ants Species?
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: Unique Ants Species?

I personally think every ant is unique in it's own way. But the poneroid ants are quite out-of-this-world. I suggest getting the book "A Field Guide to the Ants of New England." It reviews every ant in and around New England, and each species is given it's own page or two. Dolichoderus is one of my ...
by Nathant
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Massachusetts Flight Sightings
Replies: 316
Views: 6091

Re: Massachusetts Flight Sightings

Found 8 today from 3:30-6:00. It was a modest flight, but I probably missed a big chunk of it.
by Nathant
Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID US Maryland 3mm 4-10
Replies: 8
Views: 124

Re: ID US Maryland 3mm 4-10

Wow! You just foud the mother of finds. I would say Stigmatomma pallipes as well. Their brood takes a whole year to develop and they have very specialized diets.
by Nathant
Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Massachusetts Flight Sightings
Replies: 316
Views: 6091

Re: Massachusetts Flight Sightings

All I had here in Dracut was males flying. Not a queen to be seen.
by Nathant
Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:35 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Massachusetts Flight Sightings
Replies: 316
Views: 6091

Re: Massachusetts Flight Sightings

Really excited for today and tomorrow. I am really confident they will fly.
by Nathant
Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: My first attempt at a colony..
Replies: 26
Views: 631

Re: My first attempt at a colony..

Tip: Use more light if you want better results in your video.

Looks like your colony is doing great!
by Nathant
Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: CA pros
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: CA pros

I assume you mean California.

If so, DEFINITELY check out http://www.formiculture.com/. There are a whole lot of Socal anters on there, and one very knowledgeable one, the owner of the forum.