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by TheAntRaptor2
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: New queen! Ontario, Canada
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Re: New queen! Ontario, Canada

Alexander wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:51 pm
I was going to say formica but i dont know if there are formica queens that litle...
No, my formica queens are almost 3 times the size
by TheAntRaptor2
Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Please ID my queen!
Replies: 4
Views: 196

Re: Please ID my queen!

Thank you
by TheAntRaptor2
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: New queen! Ontario, Canada
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Re: New queen! Ontario, Canada

Alexander wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:04 pm
Size of the queen pls
6/7mm
by TheAntRaptor2
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Please ID my queen!
Replies: 4
Views: 196

Re: Please ID my queen!

fancynarwhal321 wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:45 pm
looks like some sort of social parasite.
I don't think so, I'm no expert though so maybe. here is the link to some more detailed photos. its about 6/7mm I'm that helps
https://youtu.be/bpNBf0Wjp4o
by TheAntRaptor2
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Nuptial flights in Ontario?
Replies: 6
Views: 439

Re: Nuptial flights in Ontario?

Okay, thank you so much for the info!
by TheAntRaptor2
Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Nuptial flights in Ontario?
Replies: 6
Views: 439

Re: Nuptial flights in Ontario?

Oh okay, thanks for letting me know. So because of these unique weather patterns it is hard to predict nuptial flights?
by TheAntRaptor2
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Formica sanguinea queen!
Replies: 6
Views: 246

Re: Formica sanguinea queen!

Thank you:)
by TheAntRaptor2
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Please ID my queen!
Replies: 4
Views: 196

Please ID my queen!

I got 2 queens just like this, please ID
Ontario Canada, caught them yesterday.

https://youtu.be/fxkl_ubIDvA
by TheAntRaptor2
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Formica sanguinea queen!
Replies: 6
Views: 246

Re: Formica sanguinea queen!

I think the responsible thing to do would be to let her go. She should be alright on her own as long as she gets a snack before she leaves. Her goal is to chase away a young Formica colony and steal some of their brood (they are equipped with enlarged Dufour's gland which releases panic-inducing od...
by TheAntRaptor2
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Formica sanguinea queen!
Replies: 6
Views: 246

Re: Formica sanguinea queen!

Sadly, if it is from this group, then it probably isn't suitable for captivity. Formica aserva is (to the best of my knowledge) the only such species in North America which can live independently from its host species. All of the rest are dependent on a constant supply of host workers. They are bro...