Temnothorax Hunting

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Temnothorax Hunting

Post: # 32544Post YSTheAnt
Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:42 am

I found a few small colonies of what I think are temnothorax, they nested in dirt. The other day I went hunting in acorns and sticks, but found nothing other than some beetle larvae. I wanted to know if anyone had a method of looking for this species, and what to look for. Any help would be appreciated, thanks!
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Re: Temnothorax Hunting

Post: # 32558Post PTasker15
Sun Oct 22, 2017 1:22 pm

Temnothorax?Wow.Flip Over Things Like Bricks And Boards.For Finding Slates(Term For Queen Who Mated And Is Looking For Somewhere)Look From Mod September To Late October
My current ants
Pogonomyrmex Occdentalis
Myrmecositis Mexicanus
Formica Subsercea
Pheidole Moerens
Pheidole Obscuriothorax
Pheidole Bicarinata
Tetramourium Bicarinatum
Temnothorax Lonvcieps
Camponotua Castanus
Solenopsis Richteri,invicta,xyloni,Molesta.

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Re: Temnothorax Hunting

Post: # 32561Post Batspiderfish
Sun Oct 22, 2017 2:02 pm

They have their nuptial flights at night.
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