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

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Post: # 35118Post mallonje
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:12 pm

Hi All,

As the snow is still falling - or at least flurrying earlier today I wanted to point out that Friday night at dusk I saw a massive camponotus pennsylvanicus nuptial flight. Since then I've found about half a dozen males but no queens.

Anyone in MA have any luck yet?
1 P. Imparis queen caught 4/26/18
2 L. Umbratus caught 5/8/18
1 C. Pennsylvanicus queen caught 5/7/18 1st Eggs 5/17/18
1 C. Pennsylvanicus queen caught 5/17/18

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