Prenolepis Imparis in South-Western Ontario?

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Prenolepis Imparis in South-Western Ontario?

Post: # 17310Post Pineapple
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:19 pm

Does anyone know when prenolepis imparis will fly in south-western ontario?
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Re: Prenolepis Imparis in South-Western Ontario?

Post: # 17311Post Martialis
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:19 pm

Most likely late March into April.
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Re: Prenolepis Imparis in South-Western Ontario?

Post: # 17312Post Pineapple
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:22 pm

I thought they flied earlier but I guess not, Thanks!
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Re: Prenolepis Imparis in South-Western Ontario?

Post: # 17314Post Martialis
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:27 pm

;) That seems to be a common misconception in this hobby. While it is true that they've been known to fly in February at lower latitudes, I'd doubt they'd fly that early even in my home state of Indiana.
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