Colorado Nupital Flights

Where and when are you finding queen ants? A section to share nuptial flight schedules by ant species and locality

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Theantkeeper200
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Re: Colorado Nupital Flights

Post: # 78304Post Theantkeeper200
Mon Jun 07, 2021 6:54 pm

Actually I just caught a tetramorium queen. It is currentally in a test tube setup.
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Re: Colorado Nupital Flights

Post: # 78305Post Theantkeeper200
Mon Jun 07, 2021 6:59 pm

I think that is.
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Re: Colorado Nupital Flights

Post: # 78307Post Theantkeeper200
Mon Jun 07, 2021 7:08 pm

It is totally a queen though, just not fully sure on its species
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Re: Colorado Nupital Flights

Post: # 78313Post Theantkeeper200
Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:47 pm

UPDATE- got a second one, around Denver. Same area as the other one. This one looks almost dead though, I doubt it will survive long.
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Re: Colorado Nupital Flights

Post: # 78321Post Theantkeeper200
Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:45 am

Actually it lived and is now doing ok somehow
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Re: Colorado Nupital Flights

Post: # 78533Post Theantkeeper200
Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:48 am

Ok i caught 8 queens yesterday and 1 today, 0 idea what species they are and 8 still have wings but fell in a pool
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