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by Shnicnick
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Moving my ants after using the fridge to chill them(switching their test tube to a new ac test tube portal)
Replies: 6
Views: 799

Re: Moving my ants after using the fridge to chill them(switching their test tube to a new ac test tube portal)

I found my queen in Mccall Idaho, where it is constantly below freezing and it is common to reach below 0 degrees F. How long should I leave them in the fridge for? 1 minute?
by Shnicnick
Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Moving my ants after using the fridge to chill them(switching their test tube to a new ac test tube portal)
Replies: 6
Views: 799

Moving my ants after using the fridge to chill them(switching their test tube to a new ac test tube portal)

My small colony of Camponotus Pensylvanicus(currently consists of queen, three workers, two pauli, and several larvi and eggs) is currently housed in an ac test tube portal with two test tubes for nesting. The bottom surface of the test tube portal has become covered with honey and is beginning to m...
by Shnicnick
Wed Aug 02, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need help with ID of queen ants
Replies: 12
Views: 1690

Re: Need help with ID of queen ants

Thanks for the help everyone, ive found out that my queen is camponotus pennsylvanicus!
by Shnicnick
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need help with ID of queen ants
Replies: 12
Views: 1690

Re: Need help with ID of queen ants

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Here are some more pictures of the queen.
The most noticeable feature to me is that she has three yellowish colored rings on her abdomen, the first worker also just enclosed seconds after I took this picture and also has the rings
by Shnicnick
Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need help with ID of queen ants
Replies: 12
Views: 1690

Re: Need help with ID of queen ants

Can anyone give me the exact species? I knew that it was camponotus I just need the subspecies.
by Shnicnick
Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need help with ID of queen ants
Replies: 12
Views: 1690

Re: Need help with ID of queen ants

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Here is the image from Imgur
by Shnicnick
Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Need help with ID of queen ants
Replies: 12
Views: 1690

Need help with ID of queen ants

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Can someone please help me get an ID on what species this is? The queens length is 16mm, she was caught in McCall Idaho on Memorial Day weekend, thanks for the help!