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by ethergear
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen ant
Replies: 12
Views: 1108

Re: Queen ant

Batspiderfish, thank you so much for giving me those names to research! Looking at the images of them both on BugGuide, I think I have a pair of C. semitestaceus queens. Mine have the right coloration and variation, and a sort of dark spot at the end of the gaster rather than a stripiness to the gas...
by ethergear
Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen ant
Replies: 12
Views: 1108

Re: Queen ant

Done!

https://photos.app.goo.gl/EAyQaMzQxCXjiSxR6

https://photos.app.goo.gl/dK76DhbPTLggHM5a8
by ethergear
Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen ant
Replies: 12
Views: 1108

Re: Queen ant

Quite blurry ^^ But it did work at least with the picture You're certainly right! But you can see her size and why I think there are eggs. Thank you so much for reading and responding from Luxembourg! A delicate paintbrush can be helpful for moving eggs and brood. This is perfect! I even have a pai...
by ethergear
Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen ant
Replies: 12
Views: 1108

Re: Queen ant

https://photos.app.goo.gl/qJ3PVKnHiz6r8hFh7
by ethergear
Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen ant
Replies: 12
Views: 1108

Re: Queen ant

Maybe the files were too large? Let me try again.
by ethergear
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Queen ant
Replies: 12
Views: 1108

Queen ant

So last weekend I captured a pair of queen ants. They're about a centimeter in length and they were captured last weekend in Oracle Arizona, a few days after the remains of Hurricane bud passed over. I recognize the species as I have seen them around and they have super majors that look just like th...