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by Kosh0606
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Florida nuptial flights
Replies: 8
Views: 2489

Re: Florida nuptial flights

Just found the first queen ant of the nuptial season. She seemed very slow-moving, but I’m hoping that’s just because of the cold weather. I believe it’s a pheidole queen, found at 8:30 am on a clear day, temp. was about 56F. The hunt is on!
by Kosh0606
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Cyphomyrmex minutus Nuptial Flights and Care
Replies: 0
Views: 3839

Cyphomyrmex minutus Nuptial Flights and Care

Hello all, A number of years ago I had the fortune of finding two tiny cyphomyrmex minutus queens in my pool, which i promptly picked up and placed into test tubes. After finding that they were fungus growers who used caterpillar droppings to cultivate their fungus, I added a few pieces of monarch c...
by Kosh0606
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Florida nuptial flights
Replies: 8
Views: 2489

Re: Florida nuptial flights

Only thing I've seen so far was a single fire ant colony with a few alates swarming the day after after a storm. I did manage to find a pair of termite alates after that same storm, so I'm giving them a try. Hopefully alates will start swarming soon as the weather starts warming up within the next m...