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by Wardword
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:42 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: New Queen she has a weird spike ?
Replies: 1
Views: 246

Re: New Queen she has a weird spike ?

Oh also her most advanced pupae has not cocooned. If that helps.
They seem to be developing in half the time my Campanotis do.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1S5fCMPV4myvCpKK1MYcH66-_WpOWc86k/view?usp=sharing
by Wardword
Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:54 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: My camponotus colony won't grow
Replies: 7
Views: 965

Re: My camponotus colony won't grow

I had nearly 100 Camp Nova, even some sub majors, and all died this spring... Year 3 and they just died out, no mites, well fed. They just started dying in mass all the sudden. Kinda sad.. I found a new Queen about a week ago not sure what it is, looks Formica but it has a spike. SHe is producing eg...
by Wardword
Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: New Queen she has a weird spike ?
Replies: 1
Views: 246

New Queen she has a weird spike ?

I was thinking Formica but then I saw the spike, seen in the 2nd picture links below. 1st pic is a full body . She is much smaller than my Campanotis Pen. and Camp. Nova. queens, she's about the size of a Formica queen but that weird Spike has me thinking she is something else.. Found her June 16th ...
by Wardword
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Do Tetramorium make red workers ?
Replies: 2
Views: 435

Do Tetramorium make red workers ?

I have a Queen that I thought was Tetramorium, she has a few workers several months old and they remained red.

Could these be fire ants ?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1xSL_ll5_hUZDhyVmJzYWdjQUJtVGpmc1RfZ2dSTTdfYXlJ/view?usp=sharing
by Wardword
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: New Camp. Nova. Colony progress, Majors already !! ??
Replies: 3
Views: 812

Re: New Camp. Nova. Colony progress, Majors already !! ??

That's so awesome ;)
It's nice to seem them thrive...really enjoy watching them advance.

Thank you for the info, and the reply :)
by Wardword
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Straight up Murder.
Replies: 2
Views: 821

Re: Straight up Murder.

lildude52ca wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:28 am
So one of my last years colony of about 100 or so just straight up murdered their queen.. stress right?
Or your nest was infiltrated by a parasitic queen.
by Wardword
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: New Camp. Nova. Colony progress, Majors already !! ??
Replies: 3
Views: 812

New Camp. Nova. Colony progress, Majors already !! ??

Hello I captured this beauty June 18th, wandering on my back step. This is a pic of her on day 1. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_2ayU6TTG9DSm5BTlkwMmo4bUlKb0o1Y1BiYi1TcmxGUnVn Her 1st batch of eggs was 11 in size. Few weeks later she matched that again. By early Aug, she began hatching out her ...
by Wardword
Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID plz
Replies: 2
Views: 549

ID plz

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_2ayU6TTG9DcWgzaE1XaDlwVW9SaVVrNy1ST1FQdFZGT25Z
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_2ayU6TTG9DWUtvaEhTR2tXaXNOVlNlaWI0Z1ZfNWQ4SExV

1.3cm's long
by Wardword
Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: New Queen Crematogaster ?
Replies: 4
Views: 562

Re: New Queen Crematogaster ?

Crematogaster ? She is 1.4 cm's long, Found today. Southern Ontario https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_2ayU6TTG9DZ2RtM3Jja0tXdWtkM2tLV3lUMlVvNDVZZkc0 https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_2ayU6TTG9DZnNJd19zVHJhSkwxUGt2RHJyQUxaXzJLQ1hz I'm leaning towards Formica, but we need a pic from above to iden...
by Wardword
Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: New Queen Crematogaster ?
Replies: 4
Views: 562

Re: New Queen Crematogaster ?

Crematogaster ? She is 1.4 cm's long, Found today. Southern Ontario https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_2ayU6TTG9DZ2RtM3Jja0tXdWtkM2tLV3lUMlVvNDVZZkc0 https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_2ayU6TTG9DZnNJd19zVHJhSkwxUGt2RHJyQUxaXzJLQ1hz I'm leaning towards Formica, but we need a pic from above to iden...