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by ruairiui
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: queen identification, found in europe, 6/2/19
Replies: 0
Views: 50

queen identification, found in europe, 6/2/19

hey all, pics first: https://i.imgur.com/j9cBxGG.jpg https://i.imgur.com/Jrkd5mf.jpg hope they'll do, i know they're not great - but can't seem to get them any better with my current equipment. okay so: i found this in grass in an open area around some houses. as mentioned in the title - in western ...
by ruairiui
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: need help with queen ID, found in western europe
Replies: 2
Views: 194

Re: need help with queen ID, found in western europe

that's what i concluded after some more research. compairing the queen to some pictures i found, i'm fairly certain it is manica rubida. i'd like to try - any advice from someone who had experiences with them?
by ruairiui
Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: need help with queen ID, found in western europe
Replies: 2
Views: 194

need help with queen ID, found in western europe

hello, found this (i hope it is one) queen ant today at around 3 pm. i'm located in western europe, austria. it is 11mm in length, pretty bright brown/red. the gaster is shiny and has stripes of darker brown. it looks much like that of a wasp, just of a different color. the thorax is more matte than...
by ruairiui
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: need help with queen id
Replies: 4
Views: 310

Re: need help with queen id

thank you! hmm, would that mean i would have to give it workers from another colony to get her to lay eggs? is it possible to do it? as far as i know its possible the workers kill the queen. is anyone else of this opinion? since you're not completely sure.
by ruairiui
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: need help with queen id
Replies: 4
Views: 310

need help with queen id

hello all! this is my first post on this forum. just recently started taking an interest in ants. happy to tell you all that this is my first ever found queen. i found it a couple of days ago on asphalt, near a meadow. located in western europe, more specifically austria, close to switzerland. its m...