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by Jaraii
Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Southern Wisconsin Ant ID
Replies: 2
Views: 393

Re: Southern Wisconsin Ant ID

This video shows a bit about them: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EF-oSVCCqzU
by Jaraii
Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Liometopum Apiculatum Setup
Replies: 0
Views: 372

Liometopum Apiculatum Setup

I recently caught a dealate Liometopum Apiculatum (thanks to Batspiderfish for the identification in the species ID section), but am having a hard time finding info on captive care of this species. It is quite large for an ant, and I am wanting to get a setup ready for them (if she's fertilized, def...
by Jaraii
Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID needed - Colorado
Replies: 6
Views: 712

Re: Queen ID needed - Colorado

I have tried searching, but have found nothing on raising these as pets. Does anyone here have experience/knowledge of them?
by Jaraii
Sat Jul 07, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID needed - Colorado
Replies: 6
Views: 712

Re: Queen ID needed - Colorado

Clearer image, if it helps.
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by Jaraii
Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID needed - Colorado
Replies: 6
Views: 712

Re: Queen ID needed - Colorado

Would you happen to know if she's fully of partially claustral? Tried looking it up, but found little useful info.
by Jaraii
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID needed - Colorado
Replies: 6
Views: 712

Queen ID needed - Colorado

Found in a forested area along western slopes of the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado 2 days ago. Looking to ID for care and diet,as well as whether she's fully or partially claustral. Measurements in background are metric, roughly 16mm long, hopefully picture quality is decent. https://i.imgur.c...
by Jaraii
Wed Jun 27, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant ID needed - Colorado
Replies: 3
Views: 464

Re: Queen ant ID needed - Colorado

Thank you, sorry for photo quality, I will try to find a decent camera (phone lens is scratched). Caught 24-June in central Colorado.
by Jaraii
Wed Jun 27, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant ID needed - Colorado
Replies: 3
Views: 464

Queen ant ID needed - Colorado

She looks like a fire ant, but looking to ID species for specific care/info. Roughly 10-11mm (she kept curling up).
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by Jaraii
Wed Jun 27, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Weird Ant (Possibly not even an ant)
Replies: 4
Views: 703

Re: Weird Ant (Possibly not even an ant)

There's an interesting video by Coyote Peterson(Brave Wilderness) on Youtube if you want to learn more about that bug (and a very clear indication of why you need to be careful with it).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EF-oSVCCqzU