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by YeeYeeYee
Fri Mar 13, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Pavement Ant Nuptial Flight - Sacramento, CA
Replies: 3
Views: 5056

Re: Pavement Ant Nuptial Flight - Sacramento, CA

For me tetramorium tend to start flying in june, july, and august in the early morning. I wake up right before school and walk outside to my court, and I see tons of queens and males on the ground, flying or on cars. It's really easy to get a colony with this species :D :D :D :D :D :D I've never act...
by YeeYeeYee
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Prenolepis imparis flight questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2652

Re: Prenolepis imparis flight questions

Yes, they are still flying. They are known to fly up to April, I think, as last year in late spring I saw hordes of Prenolepis Imparis flying at my school. They do take some time to lay eggs though. :lol: What I saw: They barely fly any distance. One princess that came out of the nest just walked aw...
by YeeYeeYee
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Late Feb 2020 California Bay Area 3 Queens, 2 Species?
Replies: 4
Views: 2411

Re: Late Feb 2020 California Bay Area 3 Queens, 2 Species?

Yes the first two are prenolepis imparis indeed :D
by YeeYeeYee
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Late Feb 2020 California Bay Area 3 Queens, 2 Species?
Replies: 4
Views: 2411

Re: Late Feb 2020 California Bay Area 3 Queens, 2 Species?

The third is most likely to be a camponotus species
by YeeYeeYee
Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Prenolepis imparis flight questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2652

Re: Prenolepis imparis flight questions

A usual time I got hunting for prenolepis imparis is around 2:30 if there isn't too much sun. I recommend going to a big, leafy park. I would not recommend taking 5 or more in a test tube, as I did that twice and most of the queens were dying. I still don't know the reason. Finally, go out hunting a...
by YeeYeeYee
Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Prenolepis imparis flight questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2652

Re: Prenolepis imparis flight questions

A usual time I got hunting for prenolepis imparis is around 2:30 if there isn't too much sun. I recommend going to a big, leafy park. I would not recommend taking 5 or more in a test tube, as I did that twice and most of the queens were dying. I still don't know the reason. Finally, go out hunting a...
by YeeYeeYee
Fri May 10, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Tetramorium flights CA
Replies: 3
Views: 658

Tetramorium flights CA

i found a winged queen two weeks ago. 5/10 i found a queen that shedded her wings. i found a male before that. Can you tell me what time of the day they fly? i found the queen at like 6 o clock
by YeeYeeYee
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID Please This is a really small queen or worker
Replies: 1
Views: 212

ID Please This is a really small queen or worker

So I caught this worker/queen while my sister was going to her friends house. Its a little smaller than a tetramorium worker. Head and thorax is red. Gaster is black and triangle shaped. I am in Northern California.
by YeeYeeYee
Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Camponotus flights yet??
Replies: 31
Views: 3463

Re: Camponotus flights yet??

I found a camponotus pennsylvanicus queen in california today while i was playing tennis. :ugeek:
by YeeYeeYee
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Camponotus flights yet??
Replies: 31
Views: 3463

Re: Camponotus flights yet??

My friend and i might have found a camponotous queen. no photo though