Camponutous where?

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Antlover
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Camponutous where?

Post: # 20540Post Antlover
Tue May 02, 2017 7:18 pm

Where can I find camponatous s. and when?
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Re: Camponutous where?

Post: # 20545Post Martialis
Tue May 02, 2017 8:02 pm

What state do you live in?
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Re: Camponutous where?

Post: # 20546Post Antlover
Tue May 02, 2017 8:22 pm

Mid Louisiana near New Orleans and Alabama
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Re: Camponutous where?

Post: # 20547Post Batspiderfish
Tue May 02, 2017 8:27 pm

They should be flying right now, continuing at least up to July. Looking near the edges of forests is always a good bet (on warm, windless days after rain.)
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Re: Camponutous where?

Post: # 20552Post xTNxANTMANx
Tue May 02, 2017 8:52 pm

What about Camponotus castaneus? Also I have read that they are a soil nesting species. Any tips?
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Re: Camponutous where?

Post: # 20555Post Antlover
Tue May 02, 2017 8:59 pm

Thank you There are the second most wanted species i have wanted
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