wingless black queen ant

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acuriousnewbie
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wingless black queen ant

Post: # 70140Post acuriousnewbie
Wed May 20, 2020 10:02 am

Malaysia
at my house in sungai petani
17.5.2020
around 6pm
moves alot if disturbed and bites , but it dosen't usually moves and haven't eat anything
wingless, shiny fur coat, big jaws, black with a little brown,have a pointy part at the middle of abdomen and thorax at least 1.2cm (not sure because it keeps moving)
Image
hope its enough
and i just found out that, currently she is trying to tear the paper i used as background
i THINK its a black garden ant because ive saw some around my house and it looks similar
is it possible that it will lay eggs? :?:

acuriousnewbie
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Re: wingless black queen ant

Post: # 70203Post acuriousnewbie
Fri May 22, 2020 9:52 am

Say... she now already lay her eggs but theres only 3 i think she ate them because she haven't eat anything i gave her.if theres no reply...i guess ill wait for them to hatch and see what the species. Not to mention...how tiny the eggs were from such a big queen ,2mm i guess.

NKantsalberta
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Re: wingless black queen ant

Post: # 70204Post NKantsalberta
Fri May 22, 2020 9:58 am

Your image didn't work so no way to know the species. some queens stress out very easily, and feeding her could have stressed her out, causing her to eat her eggs. I would remove any food, and just leave her be for a month. Check on her then and see if anything changes.
Raising 3x Camponotus novaeboracensis, 2x Formica sp, 2x Lasius sp.

acuriousnewbie
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Re: wingless black queen ant

Post: # 70209Post acuriousnewbie
Fri May 22, 2020 10:33 am

NKantsalberta wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 9:58 am
Your image didn't work so no way to know the species. some queens stress out very easily, and feeding her could have stressed her out, causing her to eat her eggs. I would remove any food, and just leave her be for a month. Check on her then and see if anything changes.
im just scared that it might eat its egg but i just know that feeding it might cause it to do so ?! Wow, never knew that...
but some others says its safer to feed it so it don't eat its egg ? ( <== this is not from somebody here )
if only i found this website earlier so i would know :( so many professionals to help a newbie like me
i cant upload the photo now since its 11:32 now and i probably won't because now it laid it's eggs i don't want to disturb it anymore.
i think its some lasius XXX because of its little thorny part in the middle

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