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by Atro9887
Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Caring for Neoponera Villosa
Replies: 9
Views: 460

Caring for Neoponera Villosa

I found a queen Neoponera Villosa about two weeks ago and had her in a test tube setup. I happened to stumble across her (she had wings which she broke off in the test tube the first night) and was super excited once I finally got the ID on her. I figured she was semi-claustral just by her looks, an...
by Atro9887
Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: LARGE (1in) Queen South Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Re: LARGE (1in) Queen South Texas

Thanks! I kinda thought she was a Villosa as well, but the entemologist where I work wasnt sure and thought it might be a twig ant, so I was hesitant. but looking at ant wiki, she is 17mm, just like she should be, and has that beautiful golden sheen. Im so excited (and a little scared) to have a sho...
by Atro9887
Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: LARGE (1in) Queen South Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 217

LARGE (1in) Queen South Texas

First off please dont hate me, I'm a pest control tech, but I love ants and an fascinated by them and I've been wanting to start a colony, since I basically look for ants for a living. Recently I came across an ant I've never seen before, but just the queen (she had wings when I found her on the sid...