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by AntsDakota
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Is my queen fully claustral?
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Re: Is my queen fully claustral?

Hi everyone! New to the forum and am enjoying the wealth of information. I recently caught a queen ant that, after doing research, is a black and red wood ant or horse ant as they are also called. At first I had doubts she was a queen but she recently started laying eggs. The one thing I'm not quit...
by AntsDakota
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need Identification of Queen Ant found in Philippines, Cebu
Replies: 2
Views: 10

Re: Need Identification of Queen Ant found in Philippines, Cebu

I found a Queen Ant last night and can anyone help me identify this? I'm from Philippines currently living in Cebu Province. Length of the ant is 13mm. https://i814.photobucket.com/albums/zz65/caesarnoel/64596573_10157345980719031_7227204222746361856_n.jpg https://i814.photobucket.com/albums/zz65/c...
by AntsDakota
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Care advise for F. Pratensis
Replies: 1
Views: 21

Re: Care advise for F. Pratensis

Caught 2 F. Pratensis queens last week and I heard they are parasitic. Any suggestions? And general info is also appreciated. Simply break into a non-parasitic Formica colony and collect some pupae (Adult workers could end up killing the queen). From what I've heard, parasitic Formica can care for ...
by AntsDakota
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant, hollysprings, mississippi,usa
Replies: 9
Views: 96

Re: Queen ant, hollysprings, mississippi,usa

https://i1378.photobucket.com/albums/ah93/scientificmaster7/IMG_20190614_162201_zpsdlbm09jm.jpg https://i1378.photobucket.com/albums/ah93/scientificmaster7/IMG_20190614_162315_hdr_zps6gamvuh4.jpg https://i1378.photobucket.com/albums/ah93/scientificmaster7/IMG_20190614_162047_zpsltc4crrg.jpg Is this...
by AntsDakota
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant, hollysprings, mississippi,usa
Replies: 9
Views: 96

Re: Queen ant, hollysprings, mississippi,usa

Thanks for all the info!! The only thing is I live in the middle of nowhere no sidewalks or pavement. I've been queen hunting for about three days nothing yet (well I did see what I thought were some c. Spp. Workers and one dead c. Queen floating in my pool but I don't know) also there are a ton of...
by AntsDakota
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Trap Jaw Ants
Replies: 2
Views: 27

Re: Trap Jaw Ants

Hi Folks, I am interested in starting an ant farm with Trap Jaw Ants and have a couple of questions for you: (1) Is it possible to keep Trap Jaws in a farm? (2) How would I go about buying Trap Jaws in New York State? (3) Are Trap Jaws particularly complicated to keep and if so, do you have any poi...
by AntsDakota
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen rescued from potted plant
Replies: 1
Views: 15

Re: Queen rescued from potted plant

I was replanting some of my flowers when I found a worker ant, thought nothing of it and continued replanting until I saw a very large ant in the roots of the plant. To my suprise, it was a queen. It was a bit of a hassle to get her into a test tube and keep my cat from inhaling her but I now have ...
by AntsDakota
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: My First Nanitics!
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: My First Nanitics!

Congradulations!
by AntsDakota
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Social parasites in Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: Social parasites in Texas

Attatexana wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:14 am
What social parasites are there in Texas?
According to Antmaps.org...

Aphaenogaster tennesseenis
Formica densiventris
Lasius interjectus
by AntsDakota
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant, hollysprings, mississippi,usa
Replies: 9
Views: 96

Re: Queen ant, hollysprings, mississippi,usa

On that stinks! its literally the only thing I can find :cry: that's kind of what I thought though. Have any tips on finding an easy spp?? For a beginner like me Anything from the genera Camponotus (carpenter ants), Formica (field ants), Lasius (each species has its own common name), ant Tetramoriu...