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by TherealIABAST
Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Miniature Camponotus Floridanus?!?!?
Replies: 1
Views: 504

Miniature Camponotus Floridanus?!?!?

I’m on vacay in Florida and the house is getting infested with queen ants and (what I believe are) male alates. They breached the bathroom window in vast numbers, appearently attracted to water on the sill. The “male ants” die soon after, while the queens will sometimes make in into the tub before u...
by TherealIABAST
Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: The Ant Graveyard
Topic: Cat killed the majority of my ant colony...
Replies: 10
Views: 3925

Re: Cat killed the majority of my ant colony...

And people tell me I’m overreacting when I say that cats are the spawn of satan that were to evil to keep in hell so he unleashed them upon the world and therefore they are an invasive species that must be dealt with. First of all, I own the BEST cat in the world, swims, YOU CAN WALK HIM, could and...
by TherealIABAST
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I’ve got no clue what these are...
Replies: 5
Views: 1004

Re: I’ve got no clue what these are...

Where are these ants from and what time of year did you collect the queen? Mid June, I think. She was in Rockville Maryland in my backyard on a hill, already carrying a few brood in her mouth. I’m not sure how fast they matured because I didn’t check on them for a month. They’ve been living in a 10...
by TherealIABAST
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: I’ve got no clue what these are...
Replies: 5
Views: 1004

I’ve got no clue what these are...

I’ve I had this colony for a while. They’re the smallest ants I’ve ever seen in person. My best guess is pharaoh ant, but I honestly have no clue. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50275721651_161ff20778_o_d.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50275039928_5dcd34a473_o_d.jpg https://live.static...
by TherealIABAST
Sun Aug 23, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Against the odds. 5 Queen Tetramorium Immigrans
Replies: 1
Views: 562

Re: Against the odds. 5 Queen Tetramorium Immigrans

Nice, everything worked out great! Take that, Murphy!
by TherealIABAST
Sun Aug 23, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Tetramorium Immigrans?
Replies: 1
Views: 539

Tetramorium Immigrans?

I caught a few of these queens and I think that they are tetramorium Immigrans, but I want to get some more opinions on it to make sure. https://www.flickr.com/photos/186865929@N06/shares/ex04Z4
by TherealIABAST
Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Can you identify?
Replies: 3
Views: 829

Re: Can you identify?

Can you give us a photo?
by TherealIABAST
Sun Aug 23, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: I am writing a short story about Ant-keeping
Replies: 1
Views: 4548

Re: I am writing a short story about Ant-keeping

How’s that short story coming? Any questions or updates?
by TherealIABAST
Sun Aug 23, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: An ant finding dog!
Replies: 13
Views: 9196

Re: An ant finding dog!

“An ant finding dog”
When I read it, I feel pure glee.