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by invjang
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings
Replies: 190
Views: 34998

Re: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings

I finally got a Camponotus queen today. There was no rain for more than 10 days, but it was very hot (~90 degree with very humid air). The time was around 9pm just a little after sunset. I was wondering around the street lamp on the trail and it came to me magically. I was wondering around to catch ...
by invjang
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings
Replies: 190
Views: 34998

Re: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings

When is the best time of day to catch camponotus queens?
by invjang
Tue Jun 16, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: worker ant ID
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Re: worker ant ID

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by invjang
Tue Jun 16, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: worker ant ID
Replies: 1
Views: 52

worker ant ID

I found brownish ants on the tree in the front of my yard. I live in northern Illinois, USA. I guess these are a sort of Camponotus, but not sure. I will appreciate it if you help me to identify the species of these ants. color: brown size: 1cm number of node: 1 https://ibb.co/G7LZYfp https://ibb.co...
by invjang
Thu May 28, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings
Replies: 190
Views: 34998

Re: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings

Anyone finds Camponotus queens in Chicago area this year? Is it too late now? I live in the west suburb of Chicago, Illinois.
by invjang
Wed May 15, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings
Replies: 190
Views: 34998

Re: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings

What time of day is the typical nuptial flight for Camponotus?
by invjang
Fri May 10, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings
Replies: 190
Views: 34998

Re: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings

Has anyone observed Camponotus queens near Chicago area?
by invjang
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings
Replies: 190
Views: 34998

Re: OH-KY-IN-IL-MI Nuptial Flight Sightings

Is it too late to expect camponotus queens in nothern Illinois?
by invjang
Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Does the queenless camponotus pennsylvanicus colony adopt a new queen?
Replies: 4
Views: 778

Does the queenless camponotus pennsylvanicus colony adopt a new queen?

My camponotus pennsylvanicus queen died a month ago and I have a new queen with the exactly same species. The queen has some eggs and pupae. Does the colony will accept the queen? What is the best strategy in this situation?