Nanitics life expectancy?

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Nanitics life expectancy?

Post: # 23677Post invjang
Wed Jun 28, 2017 1:23 pm

Does anyone know nanitics life expectancy in general?
Of course, it varies by species. Let's say Camponotus pennsylvanicus?
Do they liver shorter than general workers?
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Re: Nanitics life expectancy?

Post: # 23678Post Batspiderfish
Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:13 pm

My first C. pennsylvanicus workers are alive after a year.
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Re: Nanitics life expectancy?

Post: # 27590Post Antkeepernoob
Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:50 am

How are they alive after a year ???
I heard they live for a few months
must heavily vary from species to species then, wow !
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Re: Nanitics life expectancy?

Post: # 27603Post Serafine
Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:07 am

Yes, it does. Some ant workers, especially Camponotus, can live for several years. My Camponotus barbaricus colony has 3 nanitics that are over a year old, so far only one has died (they came with 4).
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Re: Nanitics life expectancy?

Post: # 27604Post Antkeepernoob
Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:11 am

Wow
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Re: Nanitics life expectancy?

Post: # 27615Post alexjames
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:17 am

I didn't know that

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Re: Nanitics life expectancy?

Post: # 27616Post Jadeninja9
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:21 am

How would you keep track of who the nanitics are?
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Re: Nanitics life expectancy?

Post: # 27617Post Jadeninja9
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:22 am

Serafine wrote:
Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:07 am
Yes, it does. Some ant workers, especially Camponotus, can live for several years. My Camponotus barbaricus colony has 3 nanitics that are over a year old, so far only one has died (they came with 4).
How would you keep track of who the nanitics are?
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Re: Nanitics life expectancy?

Post: # 27619Post Serafine
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:46 am

Because they're the small ones? That's literally the meaning of the word.
In my Camponotus colony the difference between nanitics, minors, medias and majors is very significant and easy to spot.
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Re: Nanitics life expectancy?

Post: # 27621Post Jadeninja9
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:52 am

Serafine wrote:
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:46 am
Because they're the small ones? That's literally the meaning of the word.
In my Camponotus colony the difference between nanitics, minors, medias and majors is very significant and easy to spot.
oh lol I didn't know that
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