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by danglyearrings
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Super major or late queen?
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Re: Super major or late queen?

Thanks. Is it strange that it's walking along a sidewalk in late Sept? I have a mated Camp. Penn. that I caught late spring...
by danglyearrings
Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Super major or late queen?
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Super major or late queen?

Hello AC! Just found this guy yesterday (cold rainy day in Western PA - 9/25). 13-15mm. A little late for a Camponotus queen, no? I have a colony going from a queen I found in May of this year, same area. Am I mistaking a super major for a queen?? https://i.imgur.com/N1dIU9M.jpg https://i.imgur.com/...
by danglyearrings
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Pre-hibernation test tube hydration issues
Replies: 8
Views: 1155

Re: Pre-hibernation test tube hydration issues

Thanks for your input Joe, I know this sounds stupid, but it's really difficult to tell. It seems that the moisture comes right up to the interior of the cotton, but I just can't seem to explain how in over 3.5 months at 85 degrees there would be no visible loss of water on the reservoir side. In ot...
by danglyearrings
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Pre-hibernation test tube hydration issues
Replies: 8
Views: 1155

Pre-hibernation test tube hydration issues

Hello AC Forum, I was hoping to get some experienced thoughts on the following issues for my Camponotus P. setup. Background: Initially started with a Camponotus P. queen in May (Western PA). Initial test-tube setup yielded 9 nanitics. After a few months the cotton blacked and I was concerned that i...
by danglyearrings
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Western PA ID assistance please.
Replies: 19
Views: 1434

Re: Western PA ID assistance please.

No excuses needed whatsoever. I'm kinda new to the hobby so very much appreciate the expertise. Will post a few more pictures tonight.
by danglyearrings
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Western PA ID assistance please.
Replies: 19
Views: 1434

Re: Western PA ID assistance please.

By fertile, I mean knocked up...
by danglyearrings
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Western PA ID assistance please.
Replies: 19
Views: 1434

Re: Western PA ID assistance please.

May be sacrilege but I'm partial to Aliens the most. Something about the space marine crew just does it.

Haha, you need to post that tattoo.

BTW, re: queens on the can of iced tea. No way they are fertile if congregated like that, right?
by danglyearrings
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Western PA ID assistance please.
Replies: 19
Views: 1434

Re: Western PA ID assistance please.

Antman,

Now that I figured out how to embed:

Image

Thanks!
by danglyearrings
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Western PA ID assistance please.
Replies: 19
Views: 1434

Re: Western PA ID assistance please.

My fav. films. Perhaps that's the basis for the ant attraction or vice versa.
by danglyearrings
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Western PA ID assistance please.
Replies: 19
Views: 1434

Re: Western PA ID assistance please.

I think the shot you're looking for is in the original post Antman. Sorry about having copy/paste the link, but let me know what you think!