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by Nathant
Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Rhode Island Sightings
Replies: 16
Views: 1983

Re: Rhode Island Sightings

Martialis wrote:
Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:48 pm
Nathant wrote:
Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:53 pm
Interesting! Perhaps a fluke from a nearby colony, or a flight really happened.
Doesn't L. interjectus fly in the spring?
They are the earliest fliers for parasitic Lasius, but usually not this early.
by Nathant
Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Rhode Island Sightings
Replies: 16
Views: 1983

Re: Rhode Island Sightings

Interesting! Perhaps a fluke from a nearby colony, or a flight really happened.
by Nathant
Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:46 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Rhode Island Sightings
Replies: 16
Views: 1983

Re: Rhode Island Sightings

Hey! I'm from MA. We have a New England thread over on Formiculture that is very active: http://www.formiculture.com/topic/4877-massachusetts-anting-thread/ One anter from that thread lives in Northern RI. We also have a thread right on this forum: http://forum.AntsCanada.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=90...
by Nathant
Sat May 27, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Massachusetts Flight Sightings
Replies: 181
Views: 38076

Re: Massachusetts Flight Sightings

I found a Tetramorium colony a few days ago with reproductive larvae- soon! :)
by Nathant
Thu May 25, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Massachusetts Flight Sightings
Replies: 181
Views: 38076

Re: Massachusetts Flight Sightings

I am still finding dealates walking around or under wood from the medium-sized flight last week. Camponotus are probably not done flying.
by Nathant
Tue May 16, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Massachusetts Flight Sightings
Replies: 181
Views: 38076

Re: Massachusetts Flight Sightings

Report of a small Camponotus nearcticus flight today in Randolph, MA.
by Nathant
Wed May 10, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Ant Journals, Videos, and Blogs
Topic: Jack's VLog
Replies: 12
Views: 1252

Re: Jack's VLog

Tip-use more lighting when taking video of the ants.
by Nathant
Tue May 09, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: General Ant Talk
Topic: Unique Ants Species?
Replies: 5
Views: 651

Re: Unique Ants Species?

I personally think every ant is unique in it's own way. But the poneroid ants are quite out-of-this-world. I suggest getting the book "A Field Guide to the Ants of New England." It reviews every ant in and around New England, and each species is given it's own page or two. Dolichoderus is one of my ...
by Nathant
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Nuptial Flight Schedules and Sightings
Topic: Massachusetts Flight Sightings
Replies: 181
Views: 38076

Re: Massachusetts Flight Sightings

Found 8 today from 3:30-6:00. It was a modest flight, but I probably missed a big chunk of it.
by Nathant
Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: ID US Maryland 3mm 4-10
Replies: 8
Views: 998

Re: ID US Maryland 3mm 4-10

Wow! You just foud the mother of finds. I would say Stigmatomma pallipes as well. Their brood takes a whole year to develop and they have very specialized diets.