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by Semnae
Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Have I Caught My First Queen? Second Attempt
Replies: 3
Views: 585

Re: Have I Caught My First Queen? Second Attempt

She died anyway. I think I accidentally injured her trying to move her from the water bottle into a vial. Thanks for trying.
by Semnae
Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Have I Caught My First Queen? Second Attempt
Replies: 3
Views: 585

Re: Have I Caught My First Queen? Second Attempt

I had the ruler app in inch mode, not millimeters. That should be 17.4x44.4mm
by Semnae
Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Have I Caught My First Queen? Second Attempt
Replies: 3
Views: 585

Have I Caught My First Queen? Second Attempt

I think I got it this time! Definitely has elbow antennae, so I'm pretty sure I've got an actual ant this time. She also has wings, so I'm pretty confident. The thing is, this one is TINY!!! Caught in Tyler, Texas, she's about 0.11mmx0.18mm. Mostly black, but brownish in the light. I linked the best...
by Semnae
Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Did I Catch My First Queen?
Replies: 3
Views: 361

Re: Did I Catch My First Queen?

I feared as much. I've seen velvet ants around here before, but they are usually larger and lack yellow. This must be a different species from the velvet ants I'm familiar with. Thanks for the help! It's dry, over 100 degrees outside, and late in the season, so I figured finding a queen might be dif...
by Semnae
Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Did I Catch My First Queen?
Replies: 3
Views: 361

Did I Catch My First Queen?

Hello AntsCanada! I love the show, and it inspired me to buy a small ant farm. So, I'm hoping I've caught my first queen ant, but I'm not sure. It's beautiful! After catching it, I started looking online to see if I could find a picture of something that resembled it so I could maybe identify it, bu...