Trouble Finding Lasius Neoniger Queens....

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PTasker15
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Trouble Finding Lasius Neoniger Queens....

Post: # 32185Post PTasker15
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:08 pm

I Live 7 Miles From Houston In A Big Suburban Area.I Am A Intermediate In Ant Keeping...But I've Had Problems Finding Lasius Neoniger Queens...I Know They Are In My Area-I Find About 1 Dead L.Neoniger Female Alate Every Week.Any Suggestions?
Colonies:
1 Tetramourium Binarcairtum
1 Crematogaster Biroi
Founding:
3 Camponotus Deciepens
7 Camponotus Ceastaus
1 Strumigenys Rogeri
1 Dormyrmex Bureni
6 Nylanderia Terricola
4 Brachymyrmex Pataginicus
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idahoantgirl
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Re: Trouble Finding Lasius Neoniger Queens....

Post: # 32236Post idahoantgirl
Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:43 pm

PTasker15 wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:08 pm
I Live 7 Miles From Houston In A Big Suburban Area.I Am A Intermediate In Ant Keeping...But I've Had Problems Finding Lasius Neoniger Queens...I Know They Are In My Area-I Find About 1 Dead L.Neoniger Female Alate Every Week.Any Suggestions?
Just patience and peeled eyes, my friend.
Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you sluggard;
consider its ways and be wise!
It has no commander,
no overseer or ruler,
yet it stores its provisions in summer
and gathers its food at harvest.

Keeping Tetramorium immigrans, Tapinoma Sessile

antsRlife
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Re: Trouble Finding Lasius Neoniger Queens....

Post: # 32446Post antsRlife
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:36 am

Also, the lasius queen will hibernate after being caught, so a long journey after you catch her my friend.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoK1vrz8AF48t3iJMmgvh2Q

Early Stage Nests:
x1 Aphenogaster Longiceps
x1 Anonychromyyrma
x1 Phiodole

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Re: Trouble Finding Lasius Neoniger Queens....

Post: # 32460Post AntsOntario
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:49 pm

PTasker15 wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:08 pm
I Live 7 Miles From Houston In A Big Suburban Area.I Am A Intermediate In Ant Keeping...But I've Had Problems Finding Lasius Neoniger Queens...I Know They Are In My Area-I Find About 1 Dead L.Neoniger Female Alate Every Week.Any Suggestions?
I am pretty sure Lasius Neoniger nuptial flights are finished. Even if you manage to find one, queens caught this late won't lay eggs. They'll hibernate and start next year.
Owner of;
QUEENS IN FOUNDING //
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COLONIES //
- (3 Queens) Prenelopis Imparis

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