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by tlcants
Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Crematogasters
Replies: 1
Views: 147

Re: Crematogasters

1. Crematogasters nuptial flight goes from July to September. 2. As is the case for most species the best time to go looking is early morning. 3. As is the case for most species the best time to go looking is the day after a rainstorm. 4. Crematogasters generally nest in tree bark. Source: http://an...
by tlcants
Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:41 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Pheidol egg to worker... How long?
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Re: Pheidol egg to worker... How long?

This is what I could find

incubation time of eggs ranges from 13 to 32 days. Duration of the larval stage ranges from 23 to 29 days. Duration of the pupal stage ranges from 10 to 20+ days.


Source: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu

Hope this helps.
by tlcants
Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:32 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Pharaoh Ants
Replies: 2
Views: 118

Re: Pharaoh Ants

As far as I know pharaoh ants do not have nuptial flights they reproduce in the nest.
by tlcants
Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Formica fully claustral queen died
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: Formica fully claustral queen died

Hi sorry to hear of the deaths.

There are many different reasons that they could of died, diseases, mites, fungus, ect.
Its always sad when a queen dies but we just have to be patient and keep trying.

Sorry I couldn't give you a definitive answer.
by tlcants
Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:18 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: As a new ant keeper, I've never been happier until this moment
Replies: 3
Views: 181

Re: As a new ant keeper, I've never been happier until this moment

Awesome!

I wish my queen would lay eggs but I have a sinking feeling that she probably has to hibernate :(
by tlcants
Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:12 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Are atopomyrmex fully claustrial or not?
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Are atopomyrmex fully claustrial or not?

So while I am not an expert everything I have researched says that she should most likely be fully claustral, again not an expert but I hope this helps.
by tlcants
Sat Aug 26, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant from Prince George B.C. identification.
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Ant from Prince George B.C. identification.

I caught her on the 22nd of august the day after a rain storm in Prince George B.C. Canada.
She is approximately 1 centimeter long.
She has a black head and thorax and an amber abdomen.

Picture here [http://imgur.com/a/ciSqU]

Thanks