Antkeeping in sweden

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MelloAntkeeper
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Antkeeping in sweden

Post: # 50476Post MelloAntkeeper
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:53 am

Hi I need some help about antkeeping in Sweden.
So, I have been trying to find a queen ant in Sweden and I have an issue, and that issue is that I am not finding anny queen ants, I have tryed for the last 2 weeks to find and ant but I still have not found any, according to AntsCanada I sould be finding queen ants at this time of the year. If someone that lives in Sweden have any tips that would help out alot THX! :?

KimNorway
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Re: Antkeeping in sweden

Post: # 50494Post KimNorway
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:20 pm

from looking at the Norwegian "Artsdatabanken", it seems the most promising candidate is Myrmica rubra:
https://www.artsdatabanken.no/Pages/173159 (In Norwegian).
Some Myrmica in Trøndelag in Norway did fly in the middle of August, but you might be lucky. Only ant i know of who might fly this late.

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