Looky what I caught in south texas!!

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Martialis
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Re: Looky what I caught in south texas!!

Post: # 22429Post Martialis
Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:17 pm

ultraex2 wrote:
Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:39 am
Are you sure that's a queen? It looks a lot like a male ant due to the head being so tiny and gaster is small as well.
That is queen Atta texana. It looks male because of the angle.

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AntzNaTube
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Re: Looky what I caught in south texas!!

Post: # 22606Post AntzNaTube
Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:17 am

Just a little update on these ladies. They were both delivered to their new homes. I will be keeping in touch to find out how they are doing soon. Anyone know how long it might be before workers emerge? I was asked, but had no clue.
Founding:
2 x camponotus pennsylvanicus queens
1 x atta texana queens
1 x Pogonomyrmex barbatus queen

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