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by Attatexana
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen
Replies: 26
Views: 3508

Re: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen

You can buy on Amazon and breed them yourself and I would say she is fully claustral
by Attatexana
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen
Replies: 26
Views: 3508

Re: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen

I looked into her being a black carpenter ant queen and no, it looks like she is not.
by Attatexana
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen
Replies: 26
Views: 3508

Re: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen

Yep, she is a queen and she would be bigger than most of her workers. Also what is your live insect dilemma?
by Attatexana
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen
Replies: 26
Views: 3508

Re: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen

Thank you for sharing this it seems it is a pretty rare ant there are no web documents about it. So maybe it is exotic to the Canadian region.
by Attatexana
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen
Replies: 26
Views: 3508

Re: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen

Also I appreciate that like most people you did not just kill her. Are you an AntsCanada fan.
by Attatexana
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen
Replies: 26
Views: 3508

Re: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen

Looks all good and don't worry you will do fine I can't find her species anywhere and I have look at many sources so I would keep her she must be rare. Do you have any similar ants nearby? If so do not leave anything out.
by Attatexana
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Social parasites in Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 574

Re: Social parasites in Texas

Thank you! Tell me how your colonies are doing.
by Attatexana
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Social parasites in Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 574

Social parasites in Texas

What social parasites are there in Texas?
by Attatexana
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen
Replies: 26
Views: 3508

Re: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen

I would say that this point go with your gut and resource areas good for her release and maybe you should keep her for the first year because only a very slim percent of Camponotus survive the first year. Also you might as well take this opportunity to give yourself the great chance of raising your ...
by Attatexana
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Ant Keeping for Beginners
Topic: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen
Replies: 26
Views: 3508

Re: Help... Not an antkeeper, trying to save a Queen

Sorry about that it is cool you live on a island. Any exotic ants there (Like in Australia)?