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by nuzzorama
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Help on combining Polyrhachis Dives queens
Replies: 0
Views: 332

Help on combining Polyrhachis Dives queens

r/antkeeping Help on combining Polyrhachis Dives queens u/Nuzzorama I am a beginner antkeeper based out of Taiwan. I have 2 small (25 nanitic) solenopsis invicta colonies and 2 Polyrhachis Dives queens. I don't think I will keep the Solenopsis colonies much longer and I really want to the Polyrhachi...
by nuzzorama
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:53 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant ID Northern Taiwan 7/13
Replies: 3
Views: 716

Re: Ant ID Northern Taiwan 7/13

I realized I was say incandescent instead of iridescent... whoops! :shock: I got a large magnifying glass and took an even closer look at her. It turns out that she has all the typical spikes of a Polyrhachis Dives or Polyrhachis Wolfi, After seeing them in person I realized they are actually shown ...
by nuzzorama
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant ID Northern Taiwan 7/13
Replies: 3
Views: 716

Re: Ant ID Northern Taiwan 7/13

Thanks! Yes, it looks amazing with the gold color and incandescent satin appearance. Too bad the photos don't show off it's true colors.
by nuzzorama
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant ID Northern Taiwan 7/13
Replies: 3
Views: 716

Ant ID Northern Taiwan 7/13

http://i1380.photobucket.com/albums/ah169/sharklaser111/20180713_212828_zpscbb9hmqe.jpg http://i1380.photobucket.com/albums/ah169/sharklaser111/20180713_203113_zps9cfehw3u.jpg http://i1380.photobucket.com/albums/ah169/sharklaser111/20180713_203134_zpshnj1eqiv.jpg http://i1380.photobucket.com/albums...
by nuzzorama
Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID Northern Taiwan
Replies: 8
Views: 937

Re: Queen ID Northern Taiwan

Thanks for the warning! Much appreciated!
by nuzzorama
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID Northern Taiwan
Replies: 8
Views: 937

Re: Queen ID Northern Taiwan

Damn, I was hoping for something a little easier to care for as it's my first catch. Thank you for your help, it's much appreciated!
by nuzzorama
Sun Jul 08, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID Northern Taiwan
Replies: 8
Views: 937

Re: Queen ID Northern Taiwan

Sorry for being a total noob, pictures below. They measure around .7 or .8 cm long. They are very calm in their tubes, but tend to pull on the cotton. They're a reddish brown color and the thorax is a little darker with reddish sides. http://i1380.photobucket.com/albums/ah169/sharklaser111/20180708_...
by nuzzorama
Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID Northern Taiwan
Replies: 8
Views: 937

Re: Queen ID Northern Taiwan

Sorry, I'm having trouble posting photos. It says the board attachment quota has been reached...
by nuzzorama
Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:53 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID Northern Taiwan
Replies: 8
Views: 937

Queen ID Northern Taiwan

I caught four ants today (July 8) that all look identical in appearance and size. I caught them around noon on a hot day in an urban area, the day after a big rainstorm. All of them were found wandering on the sidewalk or street, except the one that landed on my hand. Two had wings and one lost it's...