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by SouthWesternAnts
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Pheidole Queen? El Paso Tx Aug
Replies: 5
Views: 320

Re: Pheidole Queen? El Paso Tx Aug

No problem ;) I don't live in America and I've never kept leafcutter ants, so I can't tell the exact species. All I know is that it's definitely an Acromyrmex sp queen. These beautiful leafcutter ants are difficult to raise in the first few weeks, because you need to provide her the exact temperatu...
by SouthWesternAnts
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Pheidole Queen? El Paso Tx Aug
Replies: 5
Views: 320

Re: Pheidole Queen? El Paso Tx Aug

Hi, yeah it does look like a type of leaf cutter ant queen I took some new pictures of the queen and she seems to have some larvae in her mandibles hopefully she has some fungus with her. Now that I look her she's a dark brown color with two orange circles in her gaster. I'll try to find out what ex...
by SouthWesternAnts
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Pheidole Queen? El Paso Tx Aug
Replies: 5
Views: 320

Pheidole Queen? El Paso Tx Aug

Hi, I just caught this queen ant and was wondering what species it is. I caught this queen near the El Paso TX area today and I think this is a type of pheidole species but am unsure of which one specifically or if it's a different ant species all together. She has a black to very dark brown/reddish...
by SouthWesternAnts
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID El Paso TX Aug. 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 199

Queen ID El Paso TX Aug. 2019

Hi, I just caught this queen ant and was wondering what species it is. I caught this queen near the El Paso TX area today and I think this is a type of pheidole species but am unsure of which one specifically or if it's a different ant species all together. She has a black to very dark brown/reddish...
by SouthWesternAnts
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Camponotus Queen ID El, Paso TX Caught June 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Camponotus Queen ID El, Paso TX Caught June 2019

Hi, I caught this camponotus queen in the El Paso Tx area around June and was wondering what species it was.
https://imgur.com/a/9RqtPNd
Image
by SouthWesternAnts
Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: The GAN Project (Global Ant Nursery)
Topic: New GAN Farmer in the El Paso, TX area
Replies: 3
Views: 926

New GAN Farmer in the El Paso, TX area

Hi, I just became a new GAN Farmer in Fabens, TX. I noticed there isn't anyone selling near the western part of Texas and more specifically near the El Paso area. I currently have a couple of different species for sale like dormymrymex, pheidole, and pogonomymrmex. I also have two medium sized Pheid...
by SouthWesternAnts
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID, El Paso, TX Caught July 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 256

Queen ID, El Paso, TX Caught July 2018

Hi, I caught a few of these types of queen ants around July this year in the El Paso, TX area and I wanted to know what species they were. I believe they look like a type of Crematogaster due to the workers pointed gasters, but I'm unsure of which species exactly. The queen is about 8mm and the work...
by SouthWesternAnts
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID El, Paso TX Caught July 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 359

Re: Queen ID El, Paso TX Caught July 2018

Thanks for the ID on this queen! I definitely thought it was a pogonomyrmex species since it looks similar but being anovomessor is so much better. Thanks!
by SouthWesternAnts
Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ID El, Paso TX Caught July 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 359

Queen ID El, Paso TX Caught July 2018

Hi, I caught this queen ant around the beginning of July this year in the El Paso Texas area. I can't seem to upload pictures so here is a link to the images of the queen ant( https://imgur.com/a/GxTX9PE ). She hasn't laid any eggs and still has her wings attached, but I only really want to know wha...
by SouthWesternAnts
Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: The GAN Project (Global Ant Nursery)
Topic: Becoming a GAN Farmer
Replies: 6
Views: 2493

Becoming a GAN Farmer

Hi, I wanted to register to become a GAN farmer here in Texas, but I was wondering if when I register if the location in which I live will be listed as the location were I sell my ants. I live in a not well known town and live only a few miles from El Paso which is a much more easily known. I was wo...