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by AntsRomania1999
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Romania,Suceava,21.06.2018,queen ant ID
Replies: 5
Views: 208

Re: Romania,Suceava,21.06.2018,queen ant ID

Here are some better pictures :
https://imgur.com/a/WwilKuj
by AntsRomania1999
Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Romania,Suceava,21.06.2018,queen ant ID
Replies: 5
Views: 208

Re: Romania,Suceava,21.06.2018,queen ant ID

Thanks again for the response ! :)
Do you have any idea how to take a proper picture of that queen ?
by AntsRomania1999
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Romania,Suceava,21.06.2018,queen ant ID
Replies: 5
Views: 208

Re: Romania,Suceava,21.06.2018,queen ant ID

Thanks for the response ! :D
From what I know lasius brunneus workers are different from lasius emarginatus, so after the nanitics arrive is possible to tell wich specie is it ?
by AntsRomania1999
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Romania,Suceava,21.06.2018,queen ant ID
Replies: 5
Views: 208

Romania,Suceava,21.06.2018,queen ant ID

Hello guys ! I just caught a queen and i want to know what specie should be . date : 21.06.2018 measure: around 8-9 mm She has a thorax wich have a dark red color on the surface,red on the sides, legs brownis-yellow Here are some pictures ; https://imgur.com/a/6f4TeS7 Thanks in advance ! :D
by AntsRomania1999
Tue May 01, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: How to identify a particular specie from a genus ?
Replies: 1
Views: 121

How to identify a particular specie from a genus ?

Hello guys !

I was wondering, how to identify a particular specie from a genus ?
How can one distinguish a myrmica specie such as myrmica rubra or myrmica ruginodis
Queens looks the same! :(
Thanks in advance !
by AntsRomania1999
Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Formica colony with only one egg
Replies: 1
Views: 267

Formica colony with only one egg

Hello guys !

Two weeks ago, I woke up my colony of formica cinerea
Two days later, the queen laid an egg
Two weeks have pased and no new eggs have been laid .
The colony has only two workers and a queen. :|
Do you have any advice or idea why she did not laid any new eggs?
Thank in advance!
by AntsRomania1999
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Solenopsis fugax is polygynous ?
Replies: 9
Views: 849

Solenopsis fugax is polygynous ?

Hello guys !

The winter is over and it's time to wake up my queens.
I have three solenopsis fugax queens, and I think to put two together in a test tube .
Will they work or kill each other?
Thanks in advance ! :)
by AntsRomania1999
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernation
Replies: 1
Views: 224

Hibernation

Hello guys!

I live in Europe, in Romania where winter is tough. I hibernate my ants in an unheated room at 13 degrees C [ 55 Fahrenheit]
I want to know if is good for my ants ?
I hibernate a formica colony , 2x lasius colonies, 2x lasius queens , 3x solenopsis fugax queen
Thanks in advance !
by AntsRomania1999
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Hibernation tips
Replies: 1
Views: 249

Hibernation tips

Hello guys !

I would like to know if I can hibernate my colonies of of formica lemani, lasius niger, lasius flavus queen, solenopsis fugax queens in the fridge
Knowing that ant species have different preferences you think they can hibernate together ?
In my fridge there are 6 degrees
by AntsRomania1999
Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Lasius Flavus tips 2
Replies: 1
Views: 264

Lasius Flavus tips 2

Hello guys ! Yesterday I found two queen lasius flavus together under a stone. And in the box that kept them up to my home and in the test tube I put them in, they were taking care of each other. I read that it would be better to separate them, and now they behave strangely. They can die if I separa...