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by greenCaulerpa
Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Anoplolepis gracilipes inbreeding in captivity?
Replies: 0
Views: 158

Anoplolepis gracilipes inbreeding in captivity?

Hello, I think about getting a yca colony the next few weeks and since I really enjoy keeping ant species which are able to reproduce new queens either sexually or parthenogenetically I wanted to know if anyone here already keeping those was able to get dealate queens which laid fertile eggs. I woul...
by greenCaulerpa
Wed Jan 23, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Catch escaped ant queen
Replies: 2
Views: 218

Catch escaped ant queen

Hello, I recently got a S. invicta colony from britishants with two queens and ~20w and I keep them in an escape proof acrylic nest (3d printed with modular design). The problem is, since yesterday I just can‘t find the second queen, so I think she either somehow escaped when I plugged in another ar...
by greenCaulerpa
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: searching for fungus growing ants (attini tribus)
Replies: 1
Views: 1323

searching for fungus growing ants (attini tribus)

Hello, my friend and I want do do some research on fungus growing species, preferably Mycocepurus smithii, Cyphomyrmex spec. and Trachymyrmex septentrionalis, but most fungus growing ant species will do this job. We want to do social behavior and food behavior research. The problem is we are unable ...