4 species I found in my garden all layed eggs

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DraxusPro
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4 species I found in my garden all layed eggs

Post: # 36804Post DraxusPro
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:54 am

Thank you for reading my questions I got four ant queens from my garden I have a vague idea of what they could be.The first one is around 12mm I caught it in southern Minnesota along with the others and I caught them around the middle of may so this is the a video of my queen ants on YouTube search DraxusPro on YouTube go to my subscriptions and click on the ants of Minnesota the first is the 12mm than a 15mm than a 9mm you will no it’s mine cuz I have 1, 2 or 3 subscribers

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Re: 4 species I found in my garden all layed eggs

Post: # 36809Post DraxusPro
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:16 am

DraxusPro wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:54 am
Thank you for reading my questions I got four ant queens from my garden I have a vague idea of what they could be.The first one is around 12mm I caught it in southern Minnesota along with the others and I caught them around the middle of may so this is the a video of my queen ants on YouTube search DraxusPro on YouTube go to my subscriptions and click on the ants of Minnesota the first is the 12mm than a 15mm than a 9mm you will no it’s mine cuz I have 1, 2 or 3 subscribers and I have two of the nine millimeter ants

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Re: 4 species I found in my garden all layed eggs

Post: # 36932Post FrederickAnt
Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:48 am

Hi Draxus,

I've takin' a look in your youtube channel and there hasn't seen to be any evidence or photos showing your queen ants! :o so may you please include a picture or maybe record a video of it on youtube? thanks!

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Re: 4 species I found in my garden all layed eggs

Post: # 36934Post DraxusPro
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:21 am

Oh sry bout that here is the video https://youtu.be/Z7cmXrnb4a8 alright so i think the video should work now :D.I think.if it dosent ill send photos. :D Im new to this so idk the fundumentals.

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Re: 4 species I found in my garden all layed eggs

Post: # 37036Post DraxusPro
Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:43 pm

So what do you think it is

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Re: 4 species I found in my garden all layed eggs

Post: # 37224Post DraxusPro
Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:19 pm

Anyone have any ideas plz???

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Re: 4 species I found in my garden all layed eggs

Post: # 37226Post Batspiderfish
Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:29 pm

I don't think there's much chance of doing an ID with this video. I can tell that the big one is Camponotus novaeboracensis, but it's very hard to see the others. Did you catch any of these above-ground, after their flight? or were they dug up?
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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Re: 4 species I found in my garden all layed eggs

Post: # 37239Post DraxusPro
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:08 pm

They were dug up when my dad tilled our garden

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Post: # 37241Post DraxusPro
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:22 pm

I have uploaded a video earlier today that wight have more clear shots of the ants

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Re: 4 species I found in my garden all layed eggs

Post: # 37250Post Batspiderfish
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:10 pm

Alright! That is a little better. The 12mm queen is Formica. the 9mm queens are most likely Lasius. Go with pictures for future ID's, since even high-quality video has low image quality (1080p = 2 megapixels).
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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