How long does it take to a queen to lay her eggs after she mated?

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How long does it take to a queen to lay her eggs after she mated?

Post: # 20585Post BrazilianAnts
Wed May 03, 2017 3:32 pm

Ive caught a queen and she was mating with two males..

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Re: How long does it take to a queen to lay her eggs after she mated?

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Wed May 03, 2017 3:43 pm

It can take from an hour to a month.
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Re: How long does it take to a queen to lay her eggs after she mated?

Post: # 20661Post Serafine
Fri May 05, 2017 8:46 pm

It's spring so this is more of a side note but there are some species that fly during autumn and do not lay eggs until after hibernation (so they may take up to 6 months to lay their first eggs).
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