Parasitic queen?

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Parasitic queen?

Post: # 31949Post TippyDisc911
Sun Oct 01, 2017 12:24 pm

How can I tell if a queen is parasitic? Idk if one of mine is becuase the eggs that she lays don’t hatch and I know that she’s mated.
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Re: Parasitic queen?

Post: # 31951Post Batspiderfish
Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:10 pm

Parasitic species don't lay eggs until they have host workers.
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