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by KhaoticAnts
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need a bit of help with identification
Replies: 2
Views: 50

Re: Need a bit of help with identification

Probably the species Camponotus aeneopilosus (Golden-tailed sugar ant)
by KhaoticAnts
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant identification
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Re: Queen ant identification

Hi mate,its most likely some sort of iridomyrmex like you've said the species is hard to determine for this genus simply because of how many species there are. I also study at the UON so i've been seeing a lot of these. There's a meat ant I. purpereus nest near the earth sciences building, if you ha...
by KhaoticAnts
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Nuptial Flights in Sydney Australia
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Nuptial Flights in Sydney Australia

Probably both as most ants will fly after it has rained mostly due to the ground being easier to dig their nests from what i've heard and seen. Lots of Iridomyrmex purpereus colonies were getting ready to fly here but the wind was too strong.
by KhaoticAnts
Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: antsRlife camponotus consobrinus
Replies: 17
Views: 1159

Re: antsRlife camponotus consobrinus

Those are Camponotus but they arent consobrinus sorry to say, nice queens though mate
by KhaoticAnts
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Aphaenogaster longiceps queen?
Replies: 3
Views: 295

Re: Aphaenogaster longiceps queen?

sorry dude i cant see the image
by KhaoticAnts
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:22 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Newcastle Australia Queens!
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Re: Newcastle Australia Queens!

It actually hasnt rained here at all for at least 2 weeks but they just started flying, crematogaster are also flying btw
by KhaoticAnts
Sat Sep 23, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Newcastle Australia Queens!
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Re: Newcastle Australia Queens!

thanks mate i just caught 2 then
by KhaoticAnts
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:28 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: How to house VERY large queens
Replies: 4
Views: 426

Re: How to house VERY large queens

if you look on ebay im pretty sure there are some cheap test tubes that are large enough for even the biggest bull ants, I have a few bull ant nest near my house but unless you're very lucky you probably wont find any this time of year usually during autumn. As for housing put them in a large outwor...
by KhaoticAnts
Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Myrmecology, Laboratory/Field Work, Publications, Documentaries
Topic: Australian Ant Update
Replies: 7
Views: 816

Re: Australian Ant Update

Could of been a prolasius species we do have those in Australia
by KhaoticAnts
Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Unknown Camponotus Major, NSW Australia
Replies: 4
Views: 445

Re: Unknown Camponotus Major, NSW Australia

I see, thats alright then it is a very interesting ant and am happy to have found it thanks