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by MooseBeard
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Tetramorium????????????????
Replies: 8
Views: 1472

Re: Tetramorium????????????????

Man I have the opposite problem. I find nothing but Tetramorium. 2 medium sized colonies and 2 fresh caught two days ago. Try rural areas or a bike path would be my recommendation.
by MooseBeard
Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Camponotus workers decapitated?
Replies: 1
Views: 378

Camponotus workers decapitated?

A couple days ago I checked on my Camponotus(Herculeanus I believe) and I saw there were a couple black things in their setup. Upon closer inspection I found that they were the heads of a couple workers, one being the head of one my first ever majors. What could have caused this? There doesn't seem ...
by MooseBeard
Mon May 29, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Camponotus something (Western Oregon)
Replies: 2
Views: 785

Re: Camponotus something (Western Oregon)

Forgot to mention - found her toward the end of April/beginning of May, not sure of exact date.
by MooseBeard
Sun May 28, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Camponotus something (Western Oregon)
Replies: 2
Views: 785

Camponotus something (Western Oregon)

She's definitely of camponotus genus, but I'm not sure what kind. I'm guessing Pensilvanicus but I'd like some more knowledgeable opinions. She's about 23mm long, small hairs everywhere (that I didn't even see until I used my new macro lens), and pretty calm. Any help would be much appreciated, than...
by MooseBeard
Fri May 26, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: New Forum Members
Topic: Just Joined From Oregon, USA
Replies: 0
Views: 515

Just Joined From Oregon, USA

It looks like this part of the forum has died recently, but hello anyways! My girlfriend an I got into ant keeping this year after watching a ton of AC videos. We have only found one Camponodus queen that my girlfriend almost vacuumed up while closing at work, but we caught her and she's got a healt...