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by LasiusSapien
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID help - Found in mid Florida U.S. on 10-08-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 2280

Re: Queen ID help - Found in mid Florida U.S. on 10-08-2019

hello that looks like a Lasius Umbratus queen
by LasiusSapien
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: UK ants
Replies: 2
Views: 3286

Re: UK ants

Horselover52 wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:49 pm
Is there any chance someone could help me with the different species which go onto the nuptial flight as I want to begin ant keeping but don't want an ant colony which participates within the yearly flights.
let me see if i've got this right, you don't want an ant species that has nuptial flight?
by LasiusSapien
Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1465
Views: 85473

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

ArizonanAnts wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:52 am
Can someone please help me ID the species I posted some days ago? I want to sell them in the GAN project but I need the species.
you're queen look like this?

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by LasiusSapien
Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need help with this ant found in São Paulo/Brazil
Replies: 2
Views: 318

Re: Need help with this ant found in São Paulo/Brazil

Hello, I come here again to ask for your help. Today(15/Nov/2019) I've visited a frient that live in a place with less concrete, so to speak... it was a rainy day, but I know that two days ago there was a nuptial flight for several ants species around... so I went hunting under rocks for shallow fo...
by LasiusSapien
Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1465
Views: 85473

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Thanks but here in Malaysia, there were no seasons like in the US or Canada though... And the rainy season in some parts of the tropics are ending and in some parts its starting. Also, my Odontoponera transversa queen has a pupa now i hope she workers soon. Hey at least that increases the chance of...
by LasiusSapien
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Attachment to feeder insects?
Replies: 2
Views: 1158

Re: Attachment to feeder insects?

i get where you're coming from but look at it from this point of view 1 quick and painless death(that's all any of us can as for) to provide life for 10's of others

also it help to see insects as functions of nature more like biological machines than simple life forms
by LasiusSapien
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Synthetic Diet - Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1181

Re: Synthetic Diet - Questions

Hi, I've recently started with Ant Keeping, and I'm starting small and basic. I should receive within days my Lasius Niger Queen, with eggs. I will keep her in a test tube attached to a Wakooshi Basic Nest for as long as possible. I live in London, and I can keep my ants in the basement (10/12 degr...
by LasiusSapien
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1465
Views: 85473

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

And how long should I leave a frozen thawed tiny moth in with one worker and queen? First protein attempt. Eh, nevermind on that. After a little while of pondering it, the one tiny worker ant is wrestling this small moth (cut in half but not all the way) around the tube, under the foil, biting it h...
by LasiusSapien
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Forelius Clan
Replies: 124
Views: 29360

Re: Forelius Clan

JustABitAntsy wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:54 am
ArizonanAnts wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:50 pm
LasiusSapien wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:38 am
the anal gland.
lol :lol: :roll:

Thanks that was very imformative.
XD
lol i know bugs got a thing about that place most that have some kind of chemical defence do it from there bums :lol:
by LasiusSapien
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Ants not eating, but are still alive?
Replies: 20
Views: 3741

Re: Ants not eating, but are still alive?

TbugTheAntMan wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:41 pm
I’m flat broke. And I don’t know if my parents will buy that.
friend of mine uses his router/hub to warm a few of his insect enclosures also as for heat mats you can pick up a small 5w one for about a fiver on amazon