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by MorbidBugg
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant queen identification help?!
Replies: 19
Views: 4167

Re: Ant queen identification help?!

Okay I'm not gonna lie I have zero experience with ants in Sri Lanka so I'll do my best to help. These are good pictures I'm sure she's in the formicidae family but I am not confident enough further I can't count the antenna scape and I'd need to see the madibles. If you could get a shot of the fron...
by MorbidBugg
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Myrmecology, Laboratory/Field Work, Publications, Documentaries
Topic: Another recent taxonomic change
Replies: 5
Views: 768

Re: Another recent taxonomic change

JoeHostile1 wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:57 am
Any idea how to pronounce that properly?
If I'm not mistaken to pronounce it would be sub ay(like day) Ness senz (more z sound then s)
by MorbidBugg
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Brachymyrmex Depilis care sheet?
Replies: 3
Views: 386

Re: Brachymyrmex Depilis care sheet?

Great burst of info.

Couple of questions.
Do they prefer a false nest or a dirt nest?
How long roughly for workers to show up (I assume pretty quick because of the monomorpgic tininess)

What's a good temp for these guys it sounds like their akin is pretty thin don't wanna flash freeze em.
by MorbidBugg
Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Ant queen identification help?!
Replies: 19
Views: 4167

Re: Ant queen identification help?!

Certainly. First upload a picture the best you can as big as you can the better. Try to take a couple under a bright light to really help us see what we're looking at next upload the picture to imgur.com and cope the .jpg link and post the link here and we will help ya also where are did you find he...
by MorbidBugg
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: Brachymyrmex Depilis care sheet?
Replies: 3
Views: 386

Brachymyrmex Depilis care sheet?

I don't seem to see a care sheet for this species. So. Let's here your personal colony care sheet what goods have worked what ration of sugar water or if they even like it? Also any care sheet that is closely resembled to depilis that you believe would work well. Next year if all goes well for winte...
by MorbidBugg
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Morbid Buggs ants and bugs and plants
Replies: 14
Views: 1261

Re: Morbid Buggs ants and bugs and plants

Just wanted to add we have added yet another formicinae to the family. Brachymyrmex Depilis No common name... till now. Aka. The tiny tiny ants That's right if it has no common name it's up for grabs, so I'll take it. So welcome to the family tiny tiny ants may you enjoy your stay with our happy lit...
by MorbidBugg
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Smallest queen ive ever seen 4 mm Ontario 6:30 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1215

Re: Smallest queen ive ever seen 4 mm Ontario 6:30 pm

That makes me so happy that I was right about the genus again the eyes aren't so great. However im curious what makes it depilis? I'm amazed the quality was good enough for an accurate ID Oops depilis - without hair B. depilis is the only species from the genus which lives that far north. And there...
by MorbidBugg
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Smallest queen ive ever seen 4 mm Ontario 6:30 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1215

Re: Smallest queen ive ever seen 4 mm Ontario 6:30 pm

Batspiderfish wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:12 pm
Brachymyrmex depilis
That makes me so happy that I was right about the genus again the eyes aren't so great. However im curious what makes it depilis? I'm amazed the quality was good enough for an accurate ID

Oops depilis - without hair
by MorbidBugg
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Smallest queen ive ever seen 4 mm Ontario 6:30 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1215

Re: Smallest queen ive ever seen 4 mm Ontario 6:30 pm

Cropped and enhanced better shot of the antenna
Image
by MorbidBugg
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Smallest queen ive ever seen 4 mm Ontario 6:30 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1215

Re: Smallest queen ive ever seen 4 mm Ontario 6:30 pm

Can you possibly get any pics of the petiole? because of her position on the cotton these were the best ones I could get from the set https://i.imgur.com/5iLV2sJ.jpg https://i.imgur.com/xwJbzRN.jpg https://i.imgur.com/OtyuwDZ.jpg https://i.imgur.com/YC9gqUF.jpg https://i.imgur.com/HaGhmnc.jpg