Queen ant I thought was Lasius

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Will230145
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Queen ant I thought was Lasius

Post: # 33814Post Will230145
Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:18 am

This queen is the size of Lasius Neoniger but the gaster is looking really weird?


https://imgur.com/gallery/QCnfs
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Will230145
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Re: Queen ant I thought was Lasius

Post: # 33836Post Will230145
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:43 pm

She hasn’t been laying eggs, and her gaster look so weird, could something be blocking her egg laying?
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Re: Queen ant I thought was Lasius

Post: # 33838Post Jadeninja9
Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:10 pm

It's not Lasius. And also it can take days or months for a queen to lay eggs so you gotta wait a bit
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Re: Queen ant I thought was Lasius

Post: # 33871Post Will230145
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:21 pm

Today she layed 3 eggs! I still haven’t gotten an ID :cry:

(And no she’s not a termite, obviously) :lol:
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Re: Queen ant I thought was Lasius

Post: # 33873Post Jadeninja9
Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:53 pm

Will230145 wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:21 pm
Today she layed 3 eggs! I still haven’t gotten an ID :cry:

(And no she’s not a termite, obviously) :lol:
Oh wow nice
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Re: Queen ant I thought was Lasius

Post: # 33885Post Will230145
Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:44 pm

I just wish Batspiderfish would come on :cry:
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