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by phoenixmastm
Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: The GAN Project (Global Ant Nursery)
Topic: Looking to purchase queens in Upstate SC.
Replies: 1
Views: 74

Looking to purchase queens in Upstate SC.

Looking for the following queens, will accept colonies but looking to start a colony from scratch. - Camponotus Pennsylvanicus - Tetramorium sp. - Pheidole sp. (DEFINITELY want these!) - Pogonomyrmex sp. Species must be in SC, prefer upstate area (Greenville, Anderson, Spartanburg). I'm willing to t...
by phoenixmastm
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Simpsonville/Greenville, SC - Queen ID.
Replies: 5
Views: 109

Re: Simpsonville/Greenville, SC - Queen ID.

Damn, was worried about this, she died and never laid any brood.
by phoenixmastm
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Simpsonville/Greenville, SC - Queen ID.
Replies: 5
Views: 109

Re: Simpsonville/Greenville, SC - Queen ID.

Wooo! Now to get the kits and everything ready, hopefully she mated.
by phoenixmastm
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Simpsonville/Greenville, SC - Queen ID.
Replies: 5
Views: 109

Re: Simpsonville/Greenville, SC - Queen ID.

Not 10s after I posted, managed to coax her onto a white paper background and got my camera to focus in for a decent shot. Again, forgive terrible quality. I'm working with limited resources and a crap phone camera. Managed to also get a terrible shot of her with mandibles open, so you can at least ...
by phoenixmastm
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Simpsonville/Greenville, SC - Queen ID.
Replies: 5
Views: 109

Simpsonville/Greenville, SC - Queen ID.

Caught today, 6/16/18, at 9:50pm. I think she wandered in from the outside, as she was found crawling on my wall. She was not moving quickly, and has been very calm despite some difficulties getting to her. Size - 8mm roughly, no ruler so using my eyes on this one. She's not as big as a Camponotus, ...
by phoenixmastm
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen Ant Identification
Replies: 24
Views: 4345

Re: Queen Ant Identification

Jumping in as well, caught a queen in my room. All I know is that it does NOT look like a Solenopsis genera. Forgive the crap pic, only have the cam on my smartphone and she isn't very big (8mm at most, red & black with a red fading to black gaster). What's throwing me off is that she has a squarish...