Nuptial Flight Schedules/Sightings For Malaysia (2017)

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Re: Nuptial Flight Schedules/Sightings For Malaysia (2017)

Post: # 18143Post Phoenix
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:13 pm

[Camponotus]
- 27th February, 2017 [Caught it] ~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kagzVoE6dyY
- 27th February, 2017 [Caught it]x2 ~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNiUJ1r-y8U
- 4th March, 2017 [Caught it] ~ Unknown Species

[Pheidole]
- Late February [2? - 26th], 2017 [Caught It] ~ Species Unknown

[Solepnosis]
- 20th February, 2017 [Caught It] ~ Solepnosis Geminata
- 27th February, 2017 ~ Solepnosis Geminata [Nuptial Flights]
- 4th March, 2017 ~ Solepnosis Geminata - [Spotted]x2

[Monomorium]
- 14th/15th March, 2017 [Caught It]x3 ~ Monomorium Pharaonis

[Unknown Species] - Nuptial Sightings
- Mid January [11th - 20th], 2017 ~ Reddish, Larger than a Solepnosis Species
- 27th February, 2017 ~ Large Black Ant, Gaster was Extremely Large; Possibly a Queen
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Re: Nuptial Flight Schedules/Sightings For Malaysia (2017)

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Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:22 pm

[Camponotus]
- 27th February, 2017 [Caught it] ~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kagzVoE6dyY
- 27th February, 2017 [Caught it]x2 ~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNiUJ1r-y8U
- 4th March, 2017 [Caught it] ~ Unknown Species

[Pheidole]
- Late February [2? - 26th], 2017 [Caught It] ~ Species Unknown

[Solepnosis]

- 20th February, 2017 [Caught It] ~ Solepnosis Geminata
- 27th February, 2017 ~ Solepnosis Geminata [Nuptial Flights]
- 4th March, 2017 ~ Solepnosis Geminata - [Spotted]x2

[Monomorium]
- 14th/15th March, 2017 [Caught It]x3 ~ Monomorium Pharaonis
- Late March [2? - 29th], 2017 [Caught Them]x10 ~ Monomorium Pharaonis

[Unknown Species] - Nuptial Sightings
- Mid January [11th - 20th], 2017 ~ Reddish, Larger than a Solepnosis Species
- 27th February, 2017 ~ Large Black Ant, Gaster was Extremely Large; Possibly a Queen
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Re: Nuptial Flight Schedules/Sightings For Malaysia (2017)

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Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:09 am

[Camponotus]
- 27th February, 2017 [Caught it] ~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kagzVoE6dyY
- 27th February, 2017 [Caught it]x2 ~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNiUJ1r-y8U
- 4th March, 2017 [Caught it] ~ Unknown Species

[Pheidole]
- Late February [2? - 26th], 2017 [Caught It] ~ Unknown Species

[Solepnosis]
- 20th February, 2017 [Caught It] ~ Solepnosis Geminata
- 27th February, 2017 ~ Solepnosis Geminata [Nuptial Flights]
- 4th March, 2017 ~ Solepnosis Geminata - [Spotted]x2

[Monomorium]
- 14th/15th March, 2017 [Caught It]x3 ~ Monomorium Pharaonis
- Late March [2? - 31st], 2017 [Caught Them]x13 ~ Monomorium Pharaonis

[Unknown Species] - Nuptial Flights/Sightings
- Mid January [11th - 20th], 2017 ~ Reddish, Larger than a Solepnosis Species
- 27th February, 2017 ~ Large Black Ant, Gaster was Extremely Large; Possibly a Queen
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Re: Nuptial Flight Schedules/Sightings For Malaysia (2017)

Post: # 18979Post Phoenix
Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:19 pm

January
-[Unknown Sp] ~ Mid January - [Nuptial Flights]

February
-[Camponotus Sp] - [Caught It] ~ 27th of February ~ [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kagzVoE6dyY]
-[Camponotus Sp]x2 - [Caught Them] ~ 27th of February ~ [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNiUJ1r-y8U]
-[Pheidole]x2 - [Caught Them] ~ Late February
-[Solepnosis Geminata] - [Caught It] ~ 20th Of February
-[Solepnosis Geminata] ~ 27th Of February - [Nuptial Flights]
-[Unknown Sp ~ 27th Of February - [Sighting]

March
-[Camponotus Sp] - [Caught It] ~ 4th of March
-[Solepnosis Geminata] ~ 4th Of March - [Sightings x2]
-[Monomorium Pharaonis]x3 - [Caught Them] ~ 14th/15th Of March
-[Monomorium Pharaonis]x16 - [Caught Them] ~ Late March

April
-[Pheidole Sp] - [Caught It] ~ 4th of April
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Re: Nuptial Flight Schedules/Sightings For Malaysia (2017)

Post: # 19067Post Phoenix
Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:18 am

7th of April
2 More [Pheidole] Queens / 1 More [Solenopsis Geminata] Queen

EDIT: 30+ Queens Caught, Also My First Years As An Ant Keeper; Wohoooo
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Re: Nuptial Flight Schedules/Sightings For Malaysia (2017)

Post: # 19170Post Phoenix
Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:29 am

10th Of April
Spotted A [Solenopsis Geminata] Queen / Obtained A [Camponotus] Queen

Side Note: Will be venturing out in few short minutes, anticipating for something spectacular.
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Re: Nuptial Flight Schedules/Sightings For Malaysia (2017)

Post: # 19172Post Phoenix
Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:32 am

10th Of April
-Acquired 1 [Camponotus] Queen [Same As The One Above] / 2 More [Pheidole] Queens
-Spotted [Small Gatherings Of Camponotus Drones / Pheidole Drones]
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Re: Nuptial Flight Schedules/Sightings For Malaysia '17

Post: # 19233Post Phoenix
Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:58 am

For simplicity sake, I've compiled a tabulation of sorts that represents all personal encounters.
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Re: Nuptial Flight Schedules/Sightings For Malaysia (2017)

Post: # 19822Post Phoenix
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:07 pm

Colobopsis Species, along with Philidris Species are probably still commencing their flights.
Solenopsis Geminata & Pheidole Species are still abundant, grab them while you're still able to.

EDIT: Camponotus Species, are probably flying depending on the state you're situated in.
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Re: Nuptial Flight Schedules/Sightings For Malaysia (2017)

Post: # 20089Post Phoenix
Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:58 am

Pheidole = Still Abundant
Pseudolasius = Still Flying
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