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by peppy210
Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Just caught an ant today- need help identifying
Replies: 2
Views: 561

Just caught an ant today- need help identifying

I have this ant here and I am new to ant keeping so I have no idea what to look for in terms of identifying the species. I'm even unsure if it's a queen ant, so any guidance/help would be appreciated. I already watched many videos about how to find/take care of a queen ant before I went out to find ...
by peppy210
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: New to Ant Keeping. Want to know if this is a queen ant
Replies: 2
Views: 736

Re: New to Ant Keeping. Want to know if this is a queen ant

Batspiderfish wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:21 pm
Looks like a Lasius umbratus queen, but we don't have a location.

http://www.formiculture.com/topic/3252-much-ado-about-the-founding-of-lasius-temporary-social-parasites/
Ah sorry I should have said where I am. I'm from New Jersey, USA
*or were you talking about the location of this species?
by peppy210
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: New to Ant Keeping. Want to know if this is a queen ant
Replies: 2
Views: 736

New to Ant Keeping. Want to know if this is a queen ant

Hello! So I spent the entire day trying to find a queen ant because I want to get into ant keeping. Mike's videos really got me inspired. I watched all the queen ant videos I could find on his youtube channel, but I'm still having trouble. I caught what I was sure was a camponotus worker after close...