Nuptial Flights 1

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

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PTasker15
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Nuptial Flights 1

Post: # 37072Post PTasker15
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:03 pm

Here Are Some Nuptial Flights I Can Update On That Was Never Listed In AntsCanada's Video-"Nuptial Flight Schedules".
Note That This Is What I've Noticed In Huffman,Texas.

Solenopsis Invicta-All Year Long
12pm-4pm,Day Or Two After Rain,Found In Hundreds On Sidewalk.Will Only Fly If Twmputure Is Above 78°F.

Pheidole Sp.(Really Small.Black Queens.Orange Workers)-Early April;Late June
11am-3pm,Unidentifiable Conditions.

Brachymyrmex Patagonicus-Mid May;?
8pm-?,Males And Females Attracted To Light.Queens Stay Close To Light On Ground Or Chairs,Planks,Tables,etc.

Psudomyrmex Graccilis-Mid May;Late July
11am-3pm,Queens Easily Identified By Differed Coloration On Thorax And Shape.Usually Found Crawling On Walls,Trees,Bramches,Fences,etc.

Solenopsis Molesta-Late May;Late June
Unable To Find Set Times.Day After Rain,(I)Often Find Dead(Sometimes Alive)In Puddles,Water Scources,Or Anything That Had Been Filled Up From Rain In The Open.

Camponotus Ceastenus-?;Late May
9pm-?
Females Either Wandering Ground Or On Objects.Males Attracted To Light.Queens Easily Found For.."Unusual Size".Queens About 1.3-1.55 Inches,Red With Orange Abdomens.

Ask Me About Any Other Texas Ants!
My current ants
Pogonomyrmex Barbatus
Psudomyrmex Graccilis
Temnothroax Longiveps
Tetramourium Bicarinatum
Pheidole Moerens
Pheidole Obscuriothorax
Brachymyrmex Patgonicus
Camponotus Decipens,And Castanus.

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