Nuptial flights starting!

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AntNoob1
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Location: NC

Nuptial flights starting!

Post: # 36275Post AntNoob1
Wed May 23, 2018 5:15 pm

Wow, I just found my first two aletes of the season! A larger red alete, and tiny black alete! What have you guys caught so far? :mrgreen:

AntNoob1
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Re: Nuptial flights starting!

Post: # 36276Post AntNoob1
Wed May 23, 2018 5:19 pm

I've done some research on the red one, and I think it might be a Florida carpenter ant, or Camponatus tortuganus. But i'm still looking!

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antnest8
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Location: Detroit, MI

Re: Nuptial flights starting!

Post: # 36294Post antnest8
Thu May 24, 2018 5:47 am

even in Michigan we a have lots of camponotus pennsylvannicus and camponotus novaborancus flying
keeper of
3 tetremorium queens
2 C. pennsylvanicus
1 C novaeboracensis
1 tapinoma sessile colony

AntDudeUSA
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Location: North Carolina

Re: Nuptial flights starting!

Post: # 37641Post AntDudeUSA
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:00 pm

Ive caught a tertramorium caespitum queen a camponotus .pen queen and a formica subscerica queen along with a solenopsis invicta queen I'm not sure if I'm goin to keep or not
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x1 Camponotus Penslyvanicus
x1 Formica Subscerica
x1 Tetramorium Caespitum
x1 Solenopsis Invicta
x1 Pheidole sp
x1 Dorymyrmex Bureni

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