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by rafa0814
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant queen or something else?
Replies: 18
Views: 137

Re: Ant queen or something else?

Ok, I will release it back into the wild and hopefully I will find a female this time.

Another thing to point out is I found another ant like this, so there should definitely see some queens flying towards the end of the week.

Thank you for your advise!
by rafa0814
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant queen or something else?
Replies: 18
Views: 137

Re: Ant queen or something else?

and if it ends up being a male, I will make sure to hunt some queens as there are definitely some nearby.
by rafa0814
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant queen or something else?
Replies: 18
Views: 137

Re: Ant queen or something else?

Thank you all for the support! I will make sure to post more pictures if she ends up laying some eggs.
by rafa0814
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant queen or something else?
Replies: 18
Views: 137

Re: Ant queen or something else?

Here are the images:
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by rafa0814
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant queen or something else?
Replies: 18
Views: 137

Re: Ant queen or something else?

Can you try uploading the pics on the forum? For some reason, Imgur has not been working for me these past few days. If you don't know how to post pics on the forum watch this short tutorial on posting pics on the forum: https://youtu.be/c1Mu4Rw3s8w Oops forgot read this post ill make sure to get s...
by rafa0814
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant queen or something else?
Replies: 18
Views: 137

Re: Ant queen or something else?

MorbidBugg wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:44 pm
And I'm not sure this is an ant... the antenna eyes abdomen all look... off iif it is it looks like a pseudomyrmex.. but I am not an expert wait for someone to double check..
This species definitely looks like the worker I was talking about before.
by rafa0814
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant queen or something else?
Replies: 18
Views: 137

Re: Ant queen or something else?

Oh yes I forgot! she is 11 millimeters long and here are some more pics:

https://imgur.com/gallery/n4bFrPz

https://imgur.com/gallery/gWf8zOT
(this last one is a shot from below

Thanks for responding! :D
by rafa0814
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant queen or something else?
Replies: 18
Views: 137

Ant queen or something else?

Hey everyone! I have recently captured this insect and it would be much appreciated if someone could tell me if it Is an ant or not. It was captured today around 5:30 eastern time in my pool at Kissimmee, Florida. If it is a queen, I would appreciate if I could get some help identifying it! :D (PS: ...
by rafa0814
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need Id for new queen ants!
Replies: 0
Views: 73

Need Id for new queen ants!

Hello!, I found 4 queens I would like some id for. all of these were caught in Kissimmee, Florida. This first queen is 5 mm long and was caught August 29th. https://imgur.com/gallery/2gKaqHU The second queen is 8 mm long and has a sort of orange color to it. She was caught July 30th. https://imgur.c...
by rafa0814
Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: My ants won't eat honey
Replies: 8
Views: 283

Re: My ants won't eat honey

Thanks y'all for the answers! By the way here's an update: the colony hasn't grown much but they did start to eat honey, and my local pet store provided some superworms. their size is about 65, but i noticed one other thing. My workers keep vibrating their gasters. Can anyone tell me why? They also ...