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by KhaoticAnts
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Identifying ant colony
Replies: 6
Views: 702

Re: Identifying ant colony

The pictures arent very clear but if they have spines, they are a species of polyrachis. If its okay what is your uni assignment about, I'm doing a bachelor of science but there arent any courses that would focus on insects and I'm interested to know what they would be like?
by KhaoticAnts
Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant ID help needed
Replies: 3
Views: 600

Re: Ant ID help needed

If it removes its wings could you take another picture it may be brachyponera lutea, several people I know have been catching this species lately an also not many large camponotus species have flown yet?
by KhaoticAnts
Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Is this a queen and what species
Replies: 6
Views: 646

Re: Is this a queen and what species

Depends on the species but I know for a fact that C. nigriceps and C. consobrinus fly at the end of December in the late afternoon. C. humilior also flies sometime in January I believe.
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: 399

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: 460

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: 695

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: 3356

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: 728

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: 832

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: 832

Re: Newcastle Australia Queens!

thanks mate i just caught 2 then