Only one species

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GrumpyEggs
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Location: Utah

Only one species

Post: # 39797Post GrumpyEggs
Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:19 am

So I have been trying to catch a camponotus modoc queen here in Utah but all I keep finding is more and more tetramorium queens and I think it's just unluckiness but do you guys have any tips?
Keeper of tetramorium immgrans

Dream species: prenolepis imparis

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idahoantgirl
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Location: Idaho, USA

Re: Only one species

Post: # 39799Post idahoantgirl
Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:44 am

Same story here in Idaho. Escepially in June and July.
Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you sluggard;
consider its ways and be wise!
It has no commander,
no overseer or ruler,
yet it stores its provisions in summer
and gathers its food at harvest.

Keeping Tetramorium immigrans, Tapinoma Sessile

MorbidBugg
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Location: Orangeville

Re: Only one species

Post: # 40407Post MorbidBugg
Sun Jul 08, 2018 8:34 pm

Dunno if it will help with your search or not but I found my C. Nova around 5-6pm. As well as other C. Spp so far this year after the 4pm mark, now I'm in ontario so it may not be any help at all but figured I'd let ya know what I've been seeing. (Most of the Queens I've seen had no wings at these times either perhaps another telling pattern)
Ants are life's most successful invaders. Understand and respect that power.

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