4 Rhytidoponera queens

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IridomyrmexJ
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Location: Australia

4 Rhytidoponera queens

Post: # 31874Post IridomyrmexJ
Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:50 pm

So I caught these in NSW a few days ago so, spring. They are about 7mm long. I'm pretty sure queen 1,3 & 4 are the same species and queen 2 is Rhytidoponera metallica.

Queen 1
https://imgur.com/gallery/rrJFX

Queen 2
https://imgur.com/gallery/Y2Rzz

Queen 3
https://imgur.com/gallery/PRhOZ

Queen 4
https://imgur.com/gallery/t2b8J

PTasker15
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Location: Crosby,TX

Re: 4 Rhytidoponera queens

Post: # 32676Post PTasker15
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:43 am

Woah.I Don't Live In Australia,But,These Are Semi-Claustral,So Feed Them Food And Honey.
Colonies:
7 S.Invicta
3 Pheidole Pallidula
1 T.Melanocephalum
1 Psudomyrmex Ejectus
Founding:
1 T.Binacaruim
2 C.Ashmeadi
20+ S.Invicta
1 P.Gracciles
2 Solenopsis Ricthetri(1 Pure,1 Cross Ricteri x Invicta)
Almost A Year Of Ant Keeping :o

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