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Sarahrose080
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My larvae is brown!

Post: # 42173Post Sarahrose080
Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:15 pm

I caught my queen in June, I believe she is a camponotus. She laid around 5 eggs shortly after I got her. One of her larvae’s appears to be a brown color now, can anyone tell me what it is.
http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g255/Sarah_Vanevenhoven/BEAC8E98-D875-4C57-849A-797BB2BAA340_zpsw284chbx.jpeg
http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g255/Sarah_Vanevenhoven/5A63952F-85A7-4B74-8891-B4DB257A261C_zpsva7bgpii.jpeg
http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g255/Sarah_Vanevenhoven/036C12E4-B64A-4F6F-A55F-6C238718439A_zps9bayrest.jpeg
I know the photos aren’t the best quality, I can take better ones later. I have her in a jewelry bead tube, almost like a test tube

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colo3000
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Re: My larvae is brown!

Post: # 42217Post colo3000
Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:16 am

The pupae turn brown when they’re near eclosing. Pupa darken as they mature and come closer to an adult ant.
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