ID comfirmation

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Dominik
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ID comfirmation

Post: # 35282Post Dominik
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:35 am

I think i ve caught a camponotus pennsylvannicus queen and because of the loe quality picture just confirm it please
Keeping : 2 Formica colonies: 5-10 workers
Tetramorium : 1 colony 3-5 workers
Lasius Niger : colony 30+ workers
Lasius Emarginatus:colony 10 workers
Solenopsis Fugax: 5 colonies 5+workers
C.V:2 queens founding

Dominik
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Re: ID comfirmation

Post: # 35292Post Dominik
Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:32 am

forgot a link sorry it is https://imgur.com/as3RduC
Keeping : 2 Formica colonies: 5-10 workers
Tetramorium : 1 colony 3-5 workers
Lasius Niger : colony 30+ workers
Lasius Emarginatus:colony 10 workers
Solenopsis Fugax: 5 colonies 5+workers
C.V:2 queens founding

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antnest8
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Re: ID comfirmation

Post: # 35346Post antnest8
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:06 pm

looks like c. pennsylvannicus
keeper of
3 tetremorium queens
2 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony
!!And A CREMATOGASTER QUEEN!!

Dominik
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Re: ID comfirmation

Post: # 35526Post Dominik
Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:56 am

I was lucky to catch two of them so what do you think when will they lay eggs ?
Keeping : 2 Formica colonies: 5-10 workers
Tetramorium : 1 colony 3-5 workers
Lasius Niger : colony 30+ workers
Lasius Emarginatus:colony 10 workers
Solenopsis Fugax: 5 colonies 5+workers
C.V:2 queens founding

FolloweroftheWay
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Re: ID comfirmation

Post: # 35527Post FolloweroftheWay
Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:31 am

I caught one this year and after I put her in a founding formicarium rather than a test tube, she calmed down and immediately laid eggs.

M.
Solenopsis Richteri x 2
Lasius Neoniger x 2
Camponotus spp. x1
Wish List:

Monomorium pharaonis

Dominik
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Re: ID comfirmation

Post: # 35528Post Dominik
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:06 am

How did that founding formicaruim look ?
Keeping : 2 Formica colonies: 5-10 workers
Tetramorium : 1 colony 3-5 workers
Lasius Niger : colony 30+ workers
Lasius Emarginatus:colony 10 workers
Solenopsis Fugax: 5 colonies 5+workers
C.V:2 queens founding

Mortamir
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Re: ID comfirmation

Post: # 35529Post Mortamir
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:06 am

Dominik wrote:
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:35 am
I think i ve caught a camponotus pennsylvannicus queen and because of the loe quality picture just confirm it please
She will lay eggs in the next week. But they will take a bit to become workers. 3 months. Ish
Keeper of:
Camponotus Laevigatus
Formica sp.
Lasius Flavus
Camponotus Modoc
Polyrhacis Dives
Camponotus friedae

FolloweroftheWay
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Re: ID comfirmation

Post: # 35550Post FolloweroftheWay
Mon Apr 30, 2018 10:01 am

Dominik wrote:
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:06 am
How did that founding formicaruim look ?
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zySitsBq7Jd3Zi0z7BF-KnfvBhBx_ejo/view?usp=drivesdk

I'll take another picture if you need.

M.
Solenopsis Richteri x 2
Lasius Neoniger x 2
Camponotus spp. x1
Wish List:

Monomorium pharaonis

Dominik
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Re: ID comfirmation

Post: # 36101Post Dominik
Sat May 19, 2018 12:20 pm

Nice formicarium but I got good news two of my queens had laid eggs and i am certain that on off them was fertilized :)
Keeping : 2 Formica colonies: 5-10 workers
Tetramorium : 1 colony 3-5 workers
Lasius Niger : colony 30+ workers
Lasius Emarginatus:colony 10 workers
Solenopsis Fugax: 5 colonies 5+workers
C.V:2 queens founding

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Batspiderfish
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Re: ID comfirmation

Post: # 36104Post Batspiderfish
Sat May 19, 2018 2:10 pm

It's Camponotus, but C. pennsylvanicus is only found in Eastern North America.
If you enjoy my expertise and identifications, please do not put wild populations at risk of disease by releasing pet colonies. We are responsible to give our pets the best care we can manage for the rest of their lives.

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