Queen ant?

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MarkStephen
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Queen ant?

Post: # 37333Post MarkStephen
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:58 am

imgur.com/a/mUS2qvB,pls search this,when I put them in my own set up,she is not moving,like she will be dead soon,I don't know why,pls help me.

PTasker15
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Re: Queen ant?

Post: # 37408Post PTasker15
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:31 pm

Yes.Pheidole Moerens..Depends On Size.But Still Pheidole
My current ants
Pogonomyrmex Barbatus
Psudomyrmex Graccilis
Temnothroax Longiveps
Tetramourium Bicarinatum
Pheidole Moerens
Pheidole Obscuriothorax
Brachymyrmex Patgonicus
Camponotus Decipens,And Castanus.

MarkStephen
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Re: Queen ant?

Post: # 37431Post MarkStephen
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:28 pm

Is that normal for an ant to not move?does she need sunlight(from a flashlight)to lay eggs,I am still new in ant keeping.

MarkStephen
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Re: Queen ant?

Post: # 37451Post MarkStephen
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:21 pm

imgur.com/a/jzI3eBH,is she dead??

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Batspiderfish
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Re: Queen ant?

Post: # 37464Post Batspiderfish
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:06 am

Doesn't look like she's going to make it. I think she is something from Dolichoderinae, though, and not Pheidole.
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