Ant Queen ID Indonesia, Bandung

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ivandiryana
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Ant Queen ID Indonesia, Bandung

Post: # 53647Post ivandiryana
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:39 pm

I cought her this morning 14 November, 8:23. She's around 150mm, so big that I start to doubt myself, is it really an ant queen or other insect? is the test tube big enough?

I'm new to ant keeper and I plan to introduce this ant keeping activity to my son because I think this is a good way for him to learn more about nature.


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Thank you.

Alexander
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Re: Ant Queen ID Indonesia, Bandung

Post: # 54033Post Alexander
Sat Nov 24, 2018 8:21 am

Its a queen but unfortunatelylooks like carebara castanea witch are incredibly difficult to keep in captivity so I would just release her
Keeper of:
Lasius niger
Messor barbarus
Campanotus Barbaricus
Pheidole Palidula
Tetramorium Caespitum
Campanotus Vagus
Tapinoma sp
Messor aciculatus
Messor lusitanicus

IndoAnts
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Location: Indonesia

Re: Ant Queen ID Indonesia, Bandung

Post: # 54038Post IndoAnts
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:31 pm

Hi Ivandiryana! (I will just speak in indonesian language for you to better understand.)

Ini saya juga kebetulan tinggal di bandung, sekarang koloni semut yg saya punya sdh lumayan banyak. Terus ini koloninya ada beberapa yg cocok sekali buat pemula. Siapa tau anda berminat membeli salah satu dari koloninya?

Thx

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