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by nFectid
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Camponotus
Replies: 4
Views: 92

Re: Camponotus

I just caught a camponotus queen this morning.

Washington County, Maryland:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/19ofPdFBAmZ395W0oZDcX_kbkUcrDXBk6/view?usp=sharing

This is the second penn. type I have ever caught. First one did not live beyond 30 days..
by nFectid
Thu Jun 11, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Wash Co, Maryland, USA CAMPONOTUS CASTANEUS?
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Wash Co, Maryland, USA CAMPONOTUS CASTANEUS?

By the way, she is P I S S E D in the test tube setup. Pulling at the cotton on both sides. I have not disturbed or peaked inside. I slide the test tube into a section of foam pipe insulation, cut to length. It is perfect size for a test tube, fits like a glove and blocks out the light. It is hard t...
by nFectid
Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Wash Co, Maryland, USA CAMPONOTUS CASTANEUS?
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Wash Co, Maryland, USA CAMPONOTUS CASTANEUS?

Early Jun 10th, captured a single queen. She was camping on the back door jam.

Grainy picture, incoming.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oNmaxWh1nXuzCKP3KhfOBy4FHdPsdOLB/view?usp=sharing

Found some other uploads, similar looks.
https://www.marylandbiodiversity.com/viewSpecies.php?species=9390
by nFectid
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: An Aug 2nd Maryland USA catch.
Replies: 6
Views: 1042

Re: An Aug 2nd Maryland USA catch.

I will try. They are currently in an orange test tube... not much light getting in there.

Mild weather here they have picked up a second wind and she has a lot of new larva atm... So much for hybernation..
by nFectid
Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: An Aug 2nd Maryland USA catch.
Replies: 6
Views: 1042

Re: An Aug 2nd Maryland USA catch.

a pic of Queen, eggs and pupa .. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B93W_eqhRLUJZU92T0phZGItdllOWGhEVUdkSDlNdkhsWFFn https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B93W_eqhRLUJUlVXZ0dsYXZ4RGlITlpDWnNaQ1NnT3pTQW5R https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B93W_eqhRLUJN1ZyM1g0aE9tMUVIRkNwWlA1cWdibl8yRFpV The two queens no...
by nFectid
Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: AntsCanada Equipment & Accessories
Topic: Heating Cord / Cable
Replies: 4
Views: 1631

Re: Heating Cord / Cable

Thanks for the replies. Yeah, the intent is not to cook, but to get to a outside-like temp.
It's getting cooler here, so I will let them alone to allow for hibernation.
Trying to ID these ladies to better prepare them, wonder if they will co-hab?

https://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?t=11165
by nFectid
Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: AntsCanada Equipment & Accessories
Topic: Heating Cord / Cable
Replies: 4
Views: 1631

Re: Heating Cord / Cable

not many peeps use this side of the forum. lol.


I think I could just use the heat pad.. Cold drafty basement
by nFectid
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: An Aug 2nd Maryland USA catch.
Replies: 6
Views: 1042

Re: An Aug 2nd Maryland USA catch.

a pic of Queen, eggs and pupa ..

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B93W_eqhRLUJN1ZyM1g0aE9tMUVIRkNwWlA1cWdibl8yRFpV
by nFectid
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: An Aug 2nd Maryland USA catch.
Replies: 6
Views: 1042

Re: An Aug 2nd Maryland USA catch.

YAY, my first workers are active... I counted 5. Still think Formica? https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B93W_eqhRLUJZU92T0phZGItdllOWGhEVUdkSDlNdkhsWFFn https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B93W_eqhRLUJUlVXZ0dsYXZ4RGlITlpDWnNaQ1NnT3pTQW5R They still want to stay in the orange container... attempting to...
by nFectid
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Nuptial Flight: Washington County, Maryland, USA, 12 Sept 2018, Please help ID
Replies: 3
Views: 514

Re: Nuptial Flight: Washington County, Maryland, USA, 12 Sept 2018, Please help ID

yup. Strange that they lasted that long and the others were all dead a while... guess they did not get lucky. twice.