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by USGSPk
Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!
Replies: 29
Views: 1470

Re: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!

I'm stuck at work. I can see the queens flying, but I can't find any on the ground- drat!!
by USGSPk
Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!
Replies: 29
Views: 1470

Re: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!

Found pogo queens flying on Hill AFB (Ogden/Riverdale/Roy area)

Last night's rain did the trick!
by USGSPk
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!
Replies: 29
Views: 1470

Re: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!

Tetramorium seem to be all done for the time being.

I am watching about a half baker's dozen of pogonomyrmex nests right now. Not signs of flying yet.

I will make a post here the day I see them flying. I'm tracking nests in the north east West Haven and north Hill AFB areas.
by USGSPk
Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Montgomery, Alabama- Nuptial Flights Sighted
Replies: 2
Views: 285

Re: Montgomery, Alabama- Nuptial Flights Sighted

https://youtu.be/59TQJ8ab9TQ
by USGSPk
Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Montgomery, Alabama- Nuptial Flights Sighted
Replies: 2
Views: 285

Montgomery, Alabama- Nuptial Flights Sighted

Right in the heart of downtown Montgomery, Alabama, I found a few solenopsis (I assume) nests that were making their nuptial flights.

I was walking near Dreamland and the Buiscits stadium.

Get your test tubes! Pictures to follow.
by USGSPk
Wed Jun 28, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!
Replies: 29
Views: 1470

Re: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!

Ok- so. Since my last post, I've seen hundreds of tetramorium queens and one of a species I cannot identify. I've housed 25 egg-laying tetramorium queens for the time being. My goal is to design formicariums and place them in schools or libraries for educational purposes. The remainder, I will list ...
by USGSPk
Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!
Replies: 29
Views: 1470

Re: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!

Er, when the workers have hatched, of course.
by USGSPk
Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!
Replies: 29
Views: 1470

Re: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!

I will check with my wife and see if we can make a trip up this weekend!

That is very generous of you. Perhaps if we don't have any luck finding a queen, I will take you up on that offer?
by USGSPk
Wed May 31, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!
Replies: 29
Views: 1470

Re: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!

May I ask which park? I'm near Ogden.
by USGSPk
Wed May 31, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!
Replies: 29
Views: 1470

Re: Utah Ant Keepers, Help Requested!

By the by- what times of day are you finding the tetramorium queens?