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by Natev5
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings
Replies: 142
Views: 9818

Re: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings

Some Lasius sp. flew today in Northern Illinois
by Natev5
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings
Replies: 142
Views: 9818

Re: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings

Formica subsericea flew yesterday in northern IL. Many queens still out searching for the perfect spot to found a colony.
by Natev5
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Queen Ant ID: Myrmica, Aphaenogaster, Stenamma?
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Queen Ant ID: Myrmica, Aphaenogaster, Stenamma?

Hello Ant Lovers! Yesterday I found a queen in a forest preserve in Northern Illinois. She was found very close to the lake in the forest preserve and was just walking around apparently searching for a place to begin her founding chamber. I am unsure of the species and though I have been researching...
by Natev5
Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identify Queen Social Parasite
Replies: 13
Views: 198

Re: Identify Queen Social Parasite

Are both of those species nest raiders throughout their life as a colony or can they do just fine on their own beyond the founding stage?
by Natev5
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identify Queen Social Parasite
Replies: 13
Views: 198

Re: Identify Queen Social Parasite

Oh sorry, I just changed my setting so you should be able to view now!
by Natev5
Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identify Queen Social Parasite
Replies: 13
Views: 198

Identify Queen Social Parasite

Hi ant lovers! I recently caught this Formica social parasite queen as she was exploring around a Formica subsericea nest. She is definitely a queen because she has wing scar but I have trouble telling the various social parasites apart. She is about 8-9cm. She is in a test tube with Formica subseri...
by Natev5
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: Moving Apartments
Replies: 2
Views: 143

Re: Moving Apartments

Thank you PTasker! Just wanted to update that she is doing well and retained all her eggs from before the move and some are now larvae :)
by Natev5
Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings
Replies: 142
Views: 9818

Re: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings

Tetramorium and a few Formica in the Chicago Suburbs
by Natev5
Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings
Replies: 142
Views: 9818

Re: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings

Tetramorium flying today in Chicago suburbs!
by Natev5
Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings
Replies: 142
Views: 9818

Re: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings

Found a tetramorium alate in a pool today in the Chicago suburbs. Hoping they will be flying tomorrow!