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by KipMoore
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Care for Pseudomyrmex
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Care for Pseudomyrmex

Does anyone have experience keeping the genus Pseudomymex? I have them in a testube set up but I was wondering about care requirements.

I pulled a colony out of a pecan shell I found on a ranch North of Comstock along the Devils River in Texas.
by KipMoore
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Mason, Texas- a couple days ago, 7 mm
Replies: 4
Views: 91

Re: Mason, Texas- a couple days ago, 7 mm

Antsforlife wrote:
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:39 pm
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I'm going to start numbering my queens so it's not as confusing to me. Ant #1
Could you get us a picture of her face from the front and top? Also can you take it next to a ruler?
by KipMoore
Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: The Ant Graveyard
Topic: death after death
Replies: 3
Views: 217

Re: death after death

ants1fan wrote:
Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:30 pm
EVERY QUEEN I EVER HAD IS DEAD!! :cry: I think I'm not a good ant keeper but, I will never give up! I will capture a Lasius queen and I will Raise IT! hopefully :(
What you need is something like say.....?

A colony of tartigrades! :D
by KipMoore
Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Overwintering Texas Ants
Replies: 10
Views: 147

Re: Overwintering Texas Ants

Sweet, What species of pogonomyrmex do you have ? Pogonomyrmex barbatu s, they were collected in Junction I have 2 queens of that species !!! I have 3 at the moment though I only have two because a friend of mine who works at a nature center wanted a queen of that species. So I'm raising them for th...
by KipMoore
Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Overwintering Texas Ants
Replies: 10
Views: 147

Re: Overwintering Texas Ants

Sweet,

I have 3 at the moment though I only have two because a friend of mine who works at a nature center wanted a queen of that species. So I'm raising them for that purpose.
by KipMoore
Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Overwintering Texas Ants
Replies: 10
Views: 147

Re: Overwintering Texas Ants

To my fellow ant keepers in Texas or to anyone who may know. I have a few queens in test tube setups, Camponotus and Pogonomyrmex, I was wondering if I will have to hibernate them or not and for how long. What species of pogonomyrmex do you have ? Pogonomyrmex barbatu s, they were collected in Junc...
by KipMoore
Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Omni Nest Series
Topic: Think an Omni Nest would work for Palpigrades?
Replies: 0
Views: 82

Think an Omni Nest would work for Palpigrades?

I have a friend who is doing work with palpigrades one of the arachnid groups. The problem is there is so little work done on them we don't know much about them and there isn't much success keeping them in the lab. I'm trying various setups but they all involve a lot of soil therefore it is hard to ...
by KipMoore
Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: What species are these 2 ants
Replies: 35
Views: 416

Re: What species are these 2 ants

Ok . What about honey pots ? Also are solenopsis polygyny Honey pots are more to the west, but I think I've seen them in Angelo, and fire ants are polygyny or at least Invicta is from my knowledge. Though I'm not sure you have fire ants. Yeah me neither but I'm just going with what batspiderfish sa...
by KipMoore
Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 2 species to identify
Replies: 7
Views: 122

Re: 2 species to identify

Ok the first one looks like it could be Solenopsis xyloni, if not you only have like 3 species of Solenopsis in Nevada. The second could be Myrmecocystus.
by KipMoore
Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: What species are these 2 ants
Replies: 35
Views: 416

Re: What species are these 2 ants

Yeah their range simplified is essentially connect the dots from Del Rio to Angelo to Abeline, to Wichita then go east. Ok . What about honey pots ? Also are solenopsis polygyny Honey pots are more to the west, but I think I've seen them in Angelo, and fire ants are polygyny or at least Invicta is ...