Prenolepis Imparis Nuptial Flight Conditions?

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between6and20
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Prenolepis Imparis Nuptial Flight Conditions?

Post: # 18167Post between6and20
Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:48 pm

I live in SE MN and was just wondering, because it's around the time of year for it, what are the conditions for Winter Ant nuptial flight?
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Re: Prenolepis Imparis Nuptial Flight Conditions?

Post: # 18187Post between6and20
Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:41 am

Well, apparently Prenolepis Imparis isn't Minnesota native. It's sad, but true.
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Re: Prenolepis Imparis Nuptial Flight Conditions?

Post: # 18201Post Nathant
Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:58 pm

They are native most commonly in Eastern and Southern Minnesota. You might be able to find some.

They fly at high sixties farenheight and above, but they fly more commonly in seventies.
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Re: Prenolepis Imparis Nuptial Flight Conditions?

Post: # 18212Post Canadiananter
Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:30 pm

They fly in low seventies and usually near or in hardwood forests. Look at the trees during these days and you might notice some male swarms. Queens are a lot harder to find

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