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by kungfu
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1466
Views: 86150

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

I checked on the queen we caught on the 17th and there is a little pile of eggs in the test tube now!

this was from when we caught her
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by kungfu
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: NEW ENGLAND (ME-VT-NH-CT-MA-RI) Nuptial Flights
Replies: 14
Views: 877

Re: NEW ENGLAND (ME-VT-NH-CT-MA-RI) Nuptial Flights

we just caught one 2020-06-16 10:45 PM EST Bristol County, MA

looks like same species as previously caught, hoping for better results this time
by kungfu
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!
Replies: 1466
Views: 86150

Re: Welcome to the Camponotus Crew!

Hi Camponotus Crew! Kungfu and MingMing here in Bristol County, MA! We just caught our first queen Campo Penn the other day and she is in a nice dark closet in her test tube setup. She spent the first day with her face in the water and now she seems to be grooming herself. Hoping that we are going t...
by kungfu
Sat May 30, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Possible Queen need help
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: Possible Queen need help

Good news, we found another queen this morning wandering around in the foyer of our building.

She walked right into her tube and beelined to the water and has been drinking ever since.

Hopefully we have better luck this time.
by kungfu
Sat May 30, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: NEW ENGLAND (ME-VT-NH-CT-MA-RI) Nuptial Flights
Replies: 14
Views: 877

Re: NEW ENGLAND (ME-VT-NH-CT-MA-RI) Nuptial Flights

We caught another one at 2020-05-30 13:00 EST in Bristol County, MA. She was hanging out in the foyer of our building and was lucky she didn't get squished by someone. She crawled right into a container and right into her test tube. She must have been very thirsty because she went right to the water...
by kungfu
Fri May 29, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Possible Queen need help
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: Possible Queen need help

ambient temperature in the room was between 68-72 degrees

the tube was sitting on a desk and we wrapped the tube with a piece of foil to block out light and put a small box over it
by kungfu
Fri May 29, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Possible Queen need help
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: Possible Queen need help

sad to report she was dead this morning when I checked on her.

she seemed really healthy and vital when we put her in the tube.

is this common?
by kungfu
Thu May 28, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: NEW ENGLAND (ME-VT-NH-CT-MA-RI) Nuptial Flights
Replies: 14
Views: 877

Re: NEW ENGLAND (ME-VT-NH-CT-MA-RI) Nuptial Flights

ok i finally figured out how to get the pictures posted.

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by kungfu
Thu May 28, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Possible Queen need help
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Possible Queen need help

My girlfriend found this ant on May 28, 2020 18:00 EST in Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA. We are curious what kind and if she really is a Queen? https://i.imgur.com/UHkFESZ.jpg https://i.imgur.com/hibzWjM.jpg https://i.imgur.com/yMowqDV.jpg https://i.imgur.com/vqTCOLf.jpg https://i.imgur.com/dvh...
by kungfu
Thu May 28, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: NEW ENGLAND (ME-VT-NH-CT-MA-RI) Nuptial Flights
Replies: 14
Views: 877

Re: NEW ENGLAND (ME-VT-NH-CT-MA-RI) Nuptial Flights

here are the last couple photos

https://photos.app.goo.gl/ZQp5iNzqo93KzHEY6

https://photos.app.goo.gl/WLQ2E6F7hzm1Q11Y9

https://photos.app.goo.gl/63fPP5iMp1CdzdJaA