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by Comnav24
Thu Jun 04, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Disaster with my thatcher ant colony
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: Disaster with my thatcher ant colony

So, strangely my colony is more active now, and more productive...they're actually now fairly aggressive foragers, before they used to just sort of hang out.
by Comnav24
Tue May 19, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Disaster with my thatcher ant colony
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: Disaster with my thatcher ant colony

Yeah they live in my bedroom desser...
by Comnav24
Tue May 19, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Disaster with my thatcher ant colony
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Disaster with my thatcher ant colony

So the oldest child went running by, and due to poor placement of a testtube, snagged the formacarium with her arm, throwing it to the ground. The colony has been going strong now for 2 years, and was just coming out of hibernation. I spent 45 minutes on the floor with cotton balls collecting eggs, ...
by Comnav24
Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID Stead, NV
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Re: ID Stead, NV

I remembered I found a worker a few months ago with similar colors. And batfishspider gave me an ID on the worker. Camponotus sp.major, possibly C. sansabeanus. I think it's the same species as that one.
by Comnav24
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Another ID reno, nv
Replies: 5
Views: 747

Re: Another ID reno, nv

Another update...only one larvae formed a cocoon, and doesn't appear to have survived...however she is still alive and well and raising her newest brood.
by Comnav24
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID Reno, NV
Replies: 4
Views: 1033

Re: ID Reno, NV

I have an update, she has five workers with another 6 or six about to emerge plus one massive brood.
by Comnav24
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID Stead, NV
Replies: 2
Views: 448

ID Stead, NV

Found another queen Time was 6 am Location was the inside of my kitchen door She is approximately 16mm long Black and orange Tends to just slowly pace the http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o748/philip_lee2/20180830_213738_zps0rqk0arn.jpg http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o748/philip_lee2/2018083...
by Comnav24
Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID Reno, NV
Replies: 4
Views: 1033

Re: ID Reno, NV

Batspiderfish wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:27 pm
Formica sp., most likely Formica aerata (claustral).
Looks right from what I found on ant wiki
by Comnav24
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID Reno, NV
Replies: 4
Views: 1033

ID Reno, NV

20180708 Reno, NV Redish Brown with Grey gaster Darted out from under my Armor box at a park Fast darting movement with momentary pauses No rain for several days Size 10mm I've observed these ants a lot as a kid, I think they're fun. Workers dart around with brief pauses before racing off somewhere ...
by Comnav24
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: One more ID
Replies: 3
Views: 783

Re: One more ID

Batspiderfish wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:08 pm
Tetramorium immigrans
Woot, I got one...that's what I have written in my notes with a question mark next to it.