Nuptial Flight: West TN & surrounding areas

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

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Re: Nuptial Flight: West TN & surrounding areas

Post: # 34067Post Antmanmike
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:25 am

I stay middle Tennessee and haven't seen any Queen yet but my eyes are open

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Re: Nuptial Flight: West TN & surrounding areas

Post: # 34068Post xTNxANTMANx
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:33 am

Awesome, you should join our TN ant group on Slack. If you are interested, message me yiur email. We have a couple that are in middle TN as well.
Camponotus subbarbatus
Formica pallidefulva x2
Formica subsericea x4
Lasius sp
Tetramorium immigrans x2
Dorymyrmex bureni

Formica pallidefulva
Unknown sp x2

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Re: Nuptial Flight: West TN & surrounding areas

Post: # 38597Post oarfish
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:21 pm

Rather than start a new thread I figured I'd add to this one. I've had a lot of luck finding Canponotus chromaiodes in the Memphis area (I just applied for GAN so hopefully soon I'll have my queens for sale!), especially in the wooded areas. I also know there are some colonies on the University of Memphis campus that have been flying--red ants, most likely Camponotus castaneus. I mostly saw drones but I've found one red queen so far!

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