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by nuget102
Mon May 07, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: What is your queen catching methodology?
Replies: 12
Views: 482

Re: What is your queen catching methodology?

I hear you can just leave a light on at night and ants (among other bugs!) Will fly to the light. I live in Nevada and its all desert here, and during the hottest part of the day I don't see any ants, even at active nest. Only time they'll be out during the day is if they're in the shade. The sand j...
by nuget102
Mon May 07, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Found this ant, is it a queen?
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Re: Found this ant, is it a queen?

I can't view the photos right know, because of my connection, but your description definitely sounds like a queen. I'll come back when I'm able to look at the photos :) Thanks! I'll wait patiently. I set the ant up in a small plant pot (it's very small and the only thing I have) and I made a little...
by nuget102
Mon May 07, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Found this ant, is it a queen?
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Re: Found this ant, is it a queen?

Ant album http://imgur.com/a/tBOy2A9
by nuget102
Mon May 07, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Found this ant, is it a queen?
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Found this ant, is it a queen?

So I found this ant in Southern Nevada. I believe it may be a Formica obscuripes. Nothing unusual, since we have a infestation of them right now. But this one is noticeably bigger by a significant amount. It appears to be at or over 1/2 inch. The photos aren't the best, I'm sorry about that. Also, t...
by nuget102
Sun Aug 06, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Help identifying some ants
Replies: 1
Views: 145

Help identifying some ants

Hello, I'm mostly a lurker on these forums but I plan to start keeping anta early next year. I was wanting help with these ants I found on my property, I live near Elko, Nevada. Their a dark reddish color. Maybe they're some type of carpenter ant? They are big enough for me to see they have a very s...