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by Ryderw
Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Intro a new queen?
Replies: 1
Views: 241

Intro a new queen?

I was recently given a trap jaw colony without a queen but i have a queen i found, can i introduce the queen to the colony and have them take it in and treat it as their own? The type of trap jaw is Odontomachus brunneus i cant find much research on the ants so i dont know if they tolerate more then...
by Ryderw
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Trap jaw queen!?
Replies: 2
Views: 515

Re: Trap jaw queen!?

KinmanPack777 wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:34 pm
Can you find trap jaws in California
I'm not really sure a quick google search should tell you
by Ryderw
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Trap jaw queen!?
Replies: 2
Views: 515

Trap jaw queen!?

Hello i recently came across a trap jaw queen or so I think... I don"t have problem identifying if it is one or not i just don"t want to take in a infertile one as they are semi cloistral and a lot of work during this period. The exact species i'm pretty sure is Odontomachus brunneus and I need to k...
by Ryderw
Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant identification
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Re: Queen ant identification

Batspiderfish wrote:
Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:32 pm
A location is necessary for ID requests. Looks like Pseudomyrmex.
it is from USA FLORIDA
by Ryderw
Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant identification
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Queen ant identification

I have seen these ants all the time and they seem very elusive they only have one worker at a time it seems that goes out to forage even when there is a big colony. So I wanted to research and discover how these ants work and what their daily life is like so I caught one of these queens today as i s...
by Ryderw
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: ACAF Questions, Support, and Suggestions for the forums
Topic: Anyone happened to catch camponotus queens yet
Replies: 2
Views: 452

Anyone happened to catch camponotus queens yet

Hello I really was looking forward to keeping a camp colony this year and wanted to know if anyone else has had them fly in north america Florida yet. I have was watching a colony with their elates to know when to look but they had moved over night and I could not find them :(. So anyone seen them f...
by Ryderw
Tue May 22, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: Unknown ant need help identifying
Replies: 4
Views: 548

Re: Unknown ant need help identifying

Thanks everyone for the help but I did have someone tell me it was Forelius pruinosus which I pretty sure that that's it thx anyway :D
by Ryderw
Sun May 20, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant identification
Replies: 3
Views: 387

Re: Queen ant identification

Ok thanks allot yeah sorry about that I just joined and wasn't sure if I was posting so everyone could see or my profile lol but thanks so much :D
by Ryderw
Sun May 20, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: I really need help (Queen ID)
Replies: 1
Views: 342

I really need help (Queen ID)

I am just starting ant keeping and found this ant this last week(5/17/18). She was in the ground trying to start a new colony after her nuptial flight and I dug her up.I am desperate to find out what kind she is as she started to lay eggs. Here are the pics hope you can get a good look my phone didn...
by Ryderw
Sun May 20, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Queen ant identification
Replies: 3
Views: 387

Queen ant identification

I am just starting ant keeping and found this ant this last week(5/17/18). She was in the ground trying to start a new colony after her nuptial flight and I dug her up.I am desperate to find out what kind she is as she started to lay eggs. Here are the pics hope you can get a good look my phone didn...