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Martialis
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Ponera Question

Post: # 10878Post Martialis
Thu Sep 08, 2016 1:08 pm

How long on average does it take for a Ponera or similar at species Niantic to eclose?
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Batspiderfish
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Re: Ponera Question

Post: # 10880Post Batspiderfish
Thu Sep 08, 2016 1:21 pm

Not many people have kept Ponera, and they can be a difficult genus to found, so I have no answers.
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Re: Ponera Question

Post: # 10883Post nightxwolf88
Thu Sep 08, 2016 1:35 pm

I'm gonna try and keep one and if it founds ill keeps updates on progress :)

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Re: Ponera Question

Post: # 10898Post Martialis
Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:12 pm

Batspiderfish wrote:Not many people have kept Ponera, and they can be a difficult genus to found, so I have no answers.
Hm. Oh well I did want a unique soecies, so I guess I got what I wanted, Thanks anyways! :)
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Re: Ponera Question

Post: # 10899Post Batspiderfish
Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:17 pm

One of my Ponera queens made it past the pupal stage (she only raised one larva), but it turned out to be a male. :cry:
Links:
Rules & Requirements for Identification:
http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=292

How to take pictures for identification:
http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=2167

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Re: Ponera Question

Post: # 10905Post nightxwolf88
Fri Sep 09, 2016 7:54 am

Mine died ill have to try for another later today

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Re: Ponera Question

Post: # 10906Post Martialis
Fri Sep 09, 2016 10:00 am

Oh man.. she's moved into a piece of cotton in her outworld. I'll have to check back on her.
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