Newcastle Australia Queens!

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

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IridomyrmexJ
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Joined: Thu Nov 24, 2016 4:38 am
Location: Australia

Newcastle Australia Queens!

Post: # 31699Post IridomyrmexJ
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:30 pm

Iridomyrmex are flying right now in Newcastle!! I have caught 4 walking along one road! (I saw heaps more)

Rhytidoponera are also flying, I saw one but it flew off before I could catch it

KhaoticAnts
Posts: 31
Joined: Sun Oct 30, 2016 6:06 am
Location: Newcastle

Re: Newcastle Australia Queens!

Post: # 31707Post KhaoticAnts
Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:01 am

thanks mate i just caught 2 then

MajorMadness
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Joined: Thu May 25, 2017 2:06 am
Location: Brisbane

Re: Newcastle Australia Queens!

Post: # 31728Post MajorMadness
Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:26 pm

When was the last time you guys got some rain?

Im in Brisbane and we only just got our first small rain fall yesterday :roll: . I'm egerly waiting for Iridomyrmex to start flying!
New to ant keeping but loving every second of it.

KhaoticAnts
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Joined: Sun Oct 30, 2016 6:06 am
Location: Newcastle

Re: Newcastle Australia Queens!

Post: # 31748Post KhaoticAnts
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:22 am

It actually hasnt rained here at all for at least 2 weeks but they just started flying, crematogaster are also flying btw

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