Red European fire ant

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

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Vincex
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Location: Ireland

Red European fire ant

Post: # 61860Post Vincex
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:31 am

Hi does anyone around uk Ireland have a general idea when red ants have there nup flight s! Lasius niger are swarming but I really want the mycilla rubrus ( spelt terrible) 😂😂
Keeper of
1 lasius niger
1 messor barberus
1 myrmica rubra

ClashOwenBash
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Joined: Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:58 am
Location: Oxfordshire, England

Re: Red European fire ant

Post: # 61865Post ClashOwenBash
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:12 am

Not from Ireland, but Myrmica Rubra fly later than Lasius species, from like Mid August to September.
Ant-keeper going into his 4th year of loving ants!

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