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by Lonliness
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Noob leafcutter questions
Replies: 3
Views: 1368

Re: Noob leafcutter questions

I'm also new to ant keeping and I caught a leafcutter ant too. One thing I would like to point out is that the protein source of the leafcutters is the fungus they cultivate because fungus aren't plants. In fact, fungus are closer to animals than to plants. I'm still researching to find out how to c...
by Lonliness
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen found in Bahia, Brasil in 16 March 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 3243

Re: Queen found in Bahia, Brasil in 16 March 2020

Well, what I found out is that this girl here seems like Mycetagroicus. The guy who helped me sent this url to a scientific article about this species: https://www.antwiki.org/wiki/images/b/b3/Jesovnik_etal2013_biologyMycetagroicusinflatus_InsSoc.pdf I still am not sure if this is her species or not...
by Lonliness
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen found in Bahia, Brasil in 16 March 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 3243

Queen found in Bahia, Brasil in 16 March 2020

Hello, everyone. I found this queen in my garage in the morning after a kinda heavy rain, I would like to know what's her species. She is around 1 cm. These are the best pictures I could take with my cellphone.Thanks in advance! https://i.imgur.com/0EJkX4d.jpg https://i.imgur.com/DpObrhl.jpg https:/...