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by Canadant
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Stillborn/deformed ant
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Stillborn/deformed ant

My Camponotus novoboracensis colony is doing well. Its been about three months and there are just over twenty ants and two days ago i got my first major! Today however the ants helped a another ant eclose. I noticed immediately the there was something wrong. Ants started swarming the little guy. It ...
by Canadant
Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Kentville, Nova Scotia Canada. Aug. 2, 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 105

Kentville, Nova Scotia Canada. Aug. 2, 2017

Hi, I'm looking for a queen ID. I believe these two are Lasius sp. Location: Kentville, Nova Scotia Canada Date of Collection: July 31st, 2017 (Evening) Habitat: On a sidewalk and the grassy knolls of sidewalks Length: 6-7 mm Colour: Black with brown limbs and Brown fuzz covering the gastor. (Isn't ...
by Canadant
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Can you ID this queen, please?
Replies: 9
Views: 339

Re: Can you ID this queen, please?

Batspiderfish wrote:
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:12 pm
Kudos to Phoenix for making IDs of foreign ants, but this is a Formica queen.
Appreciate the id. I owe you one.

Thanks,

Canadant
by Canadant
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Can you ID this queen, please?
Replies: 9
Views: 339

Re: ID Request

Phoenix wrote:
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:57 am
Camponotus Sp.
Really? What do you see that makes you think that?

Thanks,

Canadant
by Canadant
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Can you ID this queen, please?
Replies: 9
Views: 339

Re: Can you ID this queen, please?

http://imgur.com/a/IxSyd http://imgur.com/a/IxSyd http://imgur.com/6otwtSZ http://imgur.com/ydcMEcy http://imgur.com/ItdpO29 http://imgur.com/MVSuh8Y Batspiderfish, I'm hopping over to the ants myrmecology forums. I think you're on there too. Not enough action here. Thanks for your help. I'm the sa...
by Canadant
Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Can you ID this queen, please?
Replies: 9
Views: 339

Re: Can you ID this queen, please?

I think now she is lasius niger. A good pet ant? I have four camponotus broods on the go in test tubes now.
by Canadant
Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Can you ID this queen, please?
Replies: 9
Views: 339

Can you ID this queen, please?

Just found her. I'm stoked, but I have no idea what kind she is. I'm hoping tetramorium, but she seems big for that species (my uniformed newby opinion here). Found on a sidewalk around the edge in the grass. About 1 cm long. She's in an AntsCanada test tube in the pic, if that's a reference for you...
by Canadant
Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Omni Nest Series
Topic: Received My Omni nest... some thoughts.
Replies: 1
Views: 352

Re: Received My Omni nest... some thoughts.

I can't edit my post.

Well, please disregard thee whole Longer bolt issue. Face palm. They're the same length just the layers of the omni-nest make the bolts appear longer/shorter on closer inspection.

Thanks,

Canadant
by Canadant
Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Quick Tetramorium ID method
Replies: 1
Views: 114

Quick Tetramorium ID method

Is there a quick and easy way to identify a tetramoruium ant? I'm constantly looking for queens around sidewalks. I see lots of tiny black ants but, are they tetramorium or other ants? I'm in Nova Scotia, Canada. Is a 'tiny black ant' a tetramorium? Or Argentine ant? Or formica? Google can be frustr...
by Canadant
Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Tetramorium Nova Scotia Canada. Did I miss it?
Replies: 6
Views: 392

Tetramorium Nova Scotia Canada. Did I miss it?

Hello, I,ve been out everyday since early June looking for tetramorium queens but to no avail. I have found several camponotus noveboracensis three of which i have in test tubes and already several eggs in Pupae stage. I actually just found a HUGE camponotus pennsylvanicus today (at least that's my ...