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by Khubla
Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: NC ants
Replies: 7
Views: 902

Re: NC ants

Solenopsis invicta must have flown this morning in Charlotte. Found 1 on my driveway and about 20 swimming in the pool with their wings still attached.
by Khubla
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Brachyponera chinesis Anyone kept them before?
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Re: Brachyponera chinesis Anyone kept them before?

I found that and a few other websites. I was just more curious if anyone had any first hand experience or tips. I'll keep her with my other queens in a set up and see what happens. If the queen does start a colony and then stops laying eggs after a year I may try catching a new queen or 3 and introd...
by Khubla
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Brachyponera chinesis Anyone kept them before?
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Brachyponera chinesis Anyone kept them before?

I caught a Brachyponera chinesis queen this morning. I can't find much information on them. From what I have found they are probably semi-claustral. It also looks like after their first year most queens stop laying eggs in favor of newly mated queens that have joined the colony. Does anyone have muc...
by Khubla
Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Charlotte, NC Queen ID
Replies: 2
Views: 279

Re: Charlotte, NC Queen ID

Here is an imgur album if that works better for anyone.
https://imgur.com/a/lsLCjHs
by Khubla
Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Charlotte, NC Queen ID
Replies: 2
Views: 279

Charlotte, NC Queen ID

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CyLYPHJUppq1KOlL2qpSaQim1LFGGG3tRQ https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/17H_4dVV1gbwTXdvZS9095If2tT-sqdYeW2w7K3h_mjc Caught this around 1:30pm today. It was walking around on my driveway exploring cracks. It is about 10mm long and is orange/red. in the light. ...