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patrondj
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camponatus queens

Post: # 61264Post patrondj
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:06 am

I housed a few camponatus queens I had found in a log. next day 2 were dead and the third looked healthy. Will queens kill each other if housed together?

Camponotus
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Re: camponatus queens

Post: # 61265Post Camponotus
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:21 am

Probablly will spray each other with formic acid

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Re: camponatus queens

Post: # 61279Post Hawkeye
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:30 am

patrondj wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:06 am
I housed a few camponatus queens I had found in a log. next day 2 were dead and the third looked healthy. Will queens kill each other if housed together?
They are a monogyn species, so one queen to rule them all. Queens will try to kill other queens in their vicinity.

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