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by TheFlynn01
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Colorado Nupital Flights
Replies: 125
Views: 8521

Re: Colorado Nupital Flights

Both were in the Springs, near Garden of the Gods, one in the afternoon 3ish and the other this morning at 10:00
by TheFlynn01
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: found a Unknown Queenie in Colorado!
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Re: found a Unknown Queenie in Colorado!

Thank you for the info. I have to agree she seems to look like one. Its the big head that threw me off.
by TheFlynn01
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Colorado Nupital Flights
Replies: 125
Views: 8521

Re: Colorado Nupital Flights

Yup they are out for sure now! I caught a queen just today, and one yesterday! :D
by TheFlynn01
Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: found a Unknown Queenie in Colorado!
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Re: found a Unknown Queenie in Colorado!

Sorry about that. I should have known better. Here is a link to my google drive.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B09y8NQ8TrRaMGFZZ3FsdWs4cjA

Getting measurements as well from what I got she is about 3/4 of a inch. Not counting her Antenna or wings. Or around 19mm
by TheFlynn01
Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: found a Unknown Queenie in Colorado!
Replies: 4
Views: 183

found a Unknown Queenie in Colorado!

Hello everyone thanks for taking the time to read this! I was given a interesting queen today, my mom and brother found it and I need some help with identification. Found her today 6/12/17 @10:00AM. In Colorado Springs Colorado. Attached are the best pictures I could take at the moment, I want to ge...
by TheFlynn01
Thu Dec 22, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Omni nest and... termites?
Replies: 9
Views: 599

Re: Omni nest and... termites?

Well from what he told me, he knew where some subterranean nests were and waited for their nuptial flight.
by TheFlynn01
Fri Dec 16, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Omni nest and... termites?
Replies: 9
Views: 599

Re: Omni nest and... termites?

It will definitely be interesting to see how it goes, but now my buddy is getting cold feet. :/ Which sucks because I really like termites, as much as I like ants haha! if only I could just buy my own king and queen like with ants.
by TheFlynn01
Wed Dec 14, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Unusual Species to Keep
Replies: 15
Views: 790

Re: Unusual Species to Keep

Fair enough, I am looking forward to the experience. There is just something so fascinating about ants. I cant wait till I can start to notice all the differences between ants. What would you say is the most unusual species you have managed to keep?
by TheFlynn01
Wed Dec 14, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Unusual Species to Keep
Replies: 15
Views: 790

Re: Unusual Species to Keep

Haha fair enough, it would be interesting to see... but as a new ant keeper, anything different than pavement ants seem very unusual or exotic to keep. After doing research with the help of the antweb, I have found that I could actually raise (if I can catch a queen) Myrmecocystus mexicanus !! which...
by TheFlynn01
Wed Dec 14, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Reliable information need!
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Re: Reliable information need!

oh this is awesome! Thank you! This is why I love forums like this, the ability to get info that I never knew was out there :D