Australian Ant Nuptial Flight Sighting

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

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Australian Ant Nuptial Flight Sighting

Post: # 55164Post Dockygo
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:50 pm

Hi Ant Lovers,

I noticed this (A nest preparing for their Nuptial Flight) in my back yard today which has me really hopeful on catching my first queen.

Unfortunately they didn't start flying out of the nest but I think this is a good sign that things will be happening soon. Its really cloudy in my area today, so we may be expecting more rain soon so I am hopeful to go searching.

I have attached a link to one of my drop box folders which has some photos so feel free to have a look. I do apologise for quality, it was so rush in the moment and all I had was my phone.


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Re: Australian Ant Nuptial Flight Sighting

Post: # 55202Post antnest8
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:22 pm

wow such a beautiful species.
keeper of
3 tetremorium queens
2 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony

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