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by Batspiderfish
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Unknown queen ant
Replies: 3
Views: 22

Re: Unknown queen ant

Better lighting and a measurement will be necessary to do a proper ID. Has the looks of Lasius aphidicolus, but again I can't see it very well.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Two Queen Ant Identification Please
Replies: 5
Views: 43

Re: Two Queen Ant Identification Please

The dark one is probably Pheidole sp.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Help identify this queen (Spain)
Replies: 2
Views: 11

Re: Help identify this queen (Spain)

Looks like Tapinoma sp.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen identification, Galicia, Spain. 25 June
Replies: 7
Views: 21

Re: Queen identification, Galicia, Spain. 25 June

Is it just the one picture? I can't really see the queen, sadly.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen identification, Galicia, Spain. 25 June
Replies: 7
Views: 21

Re: Queen identification, Galicia, Spain. 25 June

I think these need to be set for public viewing.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need an ID
Replies: 6
Views: 26

Re: Need an ID

There are more Lasius out there than that!

BBCode is a format language for message boards (usually involving ][ brackets, like what I used to make Lasius italicized). It looks like you tried to embed your first photograph with an html format.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Ant diet
Replies: 1
Views: 9

Re: Ant diet

You should only give your colonies insects until they reach a large enough size to take their time with large food items.
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: 5 ant queens, 1 square foot
Replies: 1
Views: 18

Re: 5 ant queens, 1 square foot

Solenopsis invicta
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada
Replies: 10
Views: 47

Re: ID: Southwestern Ontario Canada

I assume that was your reason for requesting the specific pictures of the head was for a more definitive Identification? Don't mind me picking your brain... The two main features for identifying fusca-group Formica is the hair density on the gaster and the length of the antennal scapes in relation ...
by Batspiderfish
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Social parasite queens
Replies: 3
Views: 23

Re: Social parasite queens

I wrote a guide on this subject:
http://www.formiculture.com/topic/3252-much-ado-about-the-founding-of-lasius-temporary-social-parasites/

Also, Lasius umbratus has recently been proven not to exist in North America. The new name for these ants is Lasius aphidicolus.