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The chances of a wingless queen to be fertile

Posted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:37 am
by drcreamdonut
I was wondering what the chances of a newly caught, wingless queen ant being fertile is?

Re: The chances of a wingless queen to be fertile

Posted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:41 am
by rakuichijou
Maybe about 50%?

Re: The chances of a wingless queen to be fertile

Posted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 11:47 am
by drcreamdonut
Thanks.

Re: The chances of a wingless queen to be fertile

Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 5:08 pm
by Varanid
I've had pretty good luck with them being fertile. Probably closer to 80%, maybe I just got lucky though.

Re: The chances of a wingless queen to be fertile

Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:23 am
by BlueLance
I just caught 14 Lasius Niger wingless queens, lets hope, there were loads all over the place today, I didnt believe it when people said its that easy to spot. They wernt kidding