Pennsylvania Nuptial Flight

Where and when are you finding queen ants? A section to share nuptial flight schedules by ant species and locality

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Ants4fun
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Re: Pennsylvania Nuptial Flight

Post: # 1788Post Ants4fun
Sat Aug 08, 2015 3:42 pm

They fly in spring. June at the latest.

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KingKyle26
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Re: Pennsylvania Nuptial Flight

Post: # 13929Post KingKyle26
Sun Oct 16, 2016 2:55 pm

Not true at all. For example, I just caught a queen today, and a few weeks ago, caught three different species of ants. Lasius neoniger, Crematogaster lineolata, Solenopsis molesta
Raising:
-Tapinoma Sessile
Founding:
-Crematogaster Lineolata
-Solenopsis Molesta
-Lasius Neoniger

Rafiredog
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Re: Pennsylvania Nuptial Flight

Post: # 14028Post Rafiredog
Mon Oct 17, 2016 4:02 pm

For the first time in weeks it's 70 degrees where I live. Going to go see what I can find. But I am thinking of waiting until spring to resume looking.
Looking for my first queen

jalee7903
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Re: Pennsylvania Nuptial Flight

Post: # 17679Post jalee7903
Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:25 am

If the rains hold off this afternoon keep a lookout for Prenolepis Imparis queens. I caught 8 of them last friday feb. 24th...the earliest I've ever seen them fly in southeastern pa!

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Exels1
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Re: Pennsylvania Nuptial Flight

Post: # 20275Post Exels1
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:48 pm

Hello found some activity

Found a Lasius interjectus queen at 4/26@ 9pm, unfortunately she's social parasite

Found a whole bunch of camponatus alates around 10 at 4/28@ 11pm during a humid 80 degree night

Hopefully a queen will be found soon

All found in philadelphia, pa.
Keeper of:
pheidole sp.
lasius flavus
camponotus noveboracensis
Aphaenogaster Sp.


I’m employing the bullet ants. Hapanera-clamda-mana-merna. I don’t remember what it’s called but I feel bad for this guy. -Scott Lang

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