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by Ants4lifeee
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 2 queens caught in Dallas! ID help?
Replies: 6
Views: 808

Re: 2 queens caught in Dallas! ID help?

Is Brachymyrmex sp. a semi or fully clautral species?
by Ants4lifeee
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 2 queens caught in Dallas! ID help?
Replies: 6
Views: 808

Re: 2 queens caught in Dallas! ID help?

@VanLee I thought so too at first but I don't think so! They definitely have the distinctive ant queen features.

@Batspiderfish, thank you! Is this a good species to keep for beginners?
by Ants4lifeee
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 2 queens caught in Dallas! ID help?
Replies: 6
Views: 808

2 queens caught in Dallas! ID help?

As @Hocept mentioned in his post, it rained this morning in Dallas and we went looking for queens at a local park. We saw probably close to 20 Solenopsis Invicta queens and just as many male alates but we already have a queen at home getting started so we didn't take any. When we got home after an h...
by Ants4lifeee
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant found 5/23 Dallas TX. Any idea on what species?
Replies: 8
Views: 1098

Re: Ant found 5/23 Dallas TX. Any idea on what species?

Well I went back and looked at some of his solenopsis videos and they grow grazy!! I think I'll follow y'alls advice and look for a different species that maybe doesn't grow so large so quick
by Ants4lifeee
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant found 5/23 Dallas TX. Any idea on what species?
Replies: 8
Views: 1098

Re: Ant found 5/23 Dallas TX. Any idea on what species?

Oh man.. Well thanks for the info! I'm waiting for some rain so I can go look for more of different species.

Would something like an Omni Nest large from AC not help prevent escapees?
by Ants4lifeee
Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant found 5/23 Dallas TX. Any idea on what species?
Replies: 8
Views: 1098

Re: Ant found 5/23 Dallas TX. Any idea on what species?

Batspiderfish wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:41 pm
Solenopsis invicta
Thank you! Is that a good beginner species? It's my first queen
by Ants4lifeee
Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant found 5/23 Dallas TX. Any idea on what species?
Replies: 8
Views: 1098

Ant found 5/23 Dallas TX. Any idea on what species?

Measures about 8 mm and she's been busy the last couple weeks!

https://imgur.com/gallery/8D8tsrJ
by Ants4lifeee
Fri May 25, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen identification? Dallas, TX USA - May 22nd
Replies: 2
Views: 576

Queen identification? Dallas, TX USA - May 22nd

I caught her in the middle of a Walmart parking lot at around 8pm in Dallas. Took her home and put her in a test tube set up and she started laying eggs right away! She's about 5 /16" or 8mm long.

Here is an album:

https://imgur.com/gallery/cUYx36f
by Ants4lifeee
Fri May 25, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: Found my first queen! Genus/species ID help?
Replies: 2
Views: 676

Found my first queen! Genus/species ID help?

I found her on May 22nd in Dallas TX in the middle of a Walmart parking lot at around 8pm. Got her home and put her in a test tube set up and she started laying eggs right away! You can see them in the picture with the measuring tape. She seems to be about 5/16" (8mm) long. Through research I think ...