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by toepick
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Small species, any ideas?
Replies: 2
Views: 115

Re: Small species, any ideas?

Thank you!!! Boy you are right about growing fast!!! Checked on her after a couple weeks and she had a huge brood going..couple more weeks and 5 or 5 nanatics(?).. now theres like 10-15.. they are very active and curious.. plugged them into a little micro and they have already explored the whole thi...
by toepick
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Small species, any ideas?
Replies: 2
Views: 115

Small species, any ideas?

My phone doesn't take good close ups, so here is a little video clip.. the lighting gets a bit better at the end. Found queen about 2 months ago, Westchester, NY area. Was going to work early in the morning and she was stuck to the dew on my car..so rescued and set up in the tube. Small queen, that ...
by toepick
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Nuptial Flight Sightings: New York
Replies: 34
Views: 5026

Re: Nuptial Flight Sightings: New York

I managed to find 3, one had already dropped her wings, one I watched pull them off immediately (which was really cool), the 3rd has yet to pull them off so I question if she had mated. https://i.postimg.cc/J4002tmH/20181004_154111.jpg They are still alive, which is good as I understand they will di...
by toepick
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Nuptial Flight Sightings: New York
Replies: 34
Views: 5026

Re: Nuptial Flight Sightings: New York

not sure, posted the pics in the ID forum and someone said they looked like claviger? or one of the parasitic species, not sure how to tell the difference.
by toepick
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: IDing Camponotus from Formica
Replies: 2
Views: 413

Re: IDing Camponotus from Formica

thanks!! love posts like this!!
by toepick
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: from nuptial flight today...
Replies: 3
Views: 411

Re: from nuptial flight today...

So ended up with three from todays flight, the one that took her wings off before I found her, one that landed on my car and hasn't removed her wings but is very chill in her new home (will check on her in a few hours), and another that landed on my car; she had wings but promptly removed them after...
by toepick
Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: from nuptial flight today...
Replies: 3
Views: 411

from nuptial flight today...

Westchester NY, hundreds of queens with drones they were all flying off. Later (a little while ago now) finally found a queen scurrying away on the pavement nearby. She had already dropped her wings..yay lol. Really like the gold colored workers.. Sorry for not the best picture quality but are these...
by toepick
Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Nuptial Flight Sightings: New York
Replies: 34
Views: 5026

Re: Nuptial Flight Sightings: New York

Some nuptial flights happening around the Westchester area..some pictures I took:

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by toepick
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Any ideas?
Replies: 2
Views: 317

Re: Any ideas?

ahhh thanks!! was looking through different beetles and couldn't find it lol
by toepick
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Any ideas?
Replies: 2
Views: 317

Any ideas?

Have not seen anything that looks like this.. not sure if a queen either, quite small, maybe 1 or 2 mm length?

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NY area