Solenopsis nuptial flight in Alabama

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Solenopsis nuptial flight in Alabama

Post: # 28318Post MadVampy
Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:30 pm

So I'm at work and step out to smoke a cigarette and I look down and see a Solenopsis Queen running around looking for a place to dig a brooding chamber! I went in and grabbed a container and proceeded to catch 22 Queens in less then 10mins! A good day with out even trying!

Temp: 80*F
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Time: 3:00PM
Rained last night and been raining off and on all day.


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Re: Solenopsis nuptial flight in Alabama

Post: # 28355Post xTNxANTMANx
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:58 am Solenopsis richteri queen passed away on me last night. I noticed something was wrong with her from how she was acting but I couldn't figure it out. Maybe and hopefully I can find another S. richteri or S. invicta this to anyone in TN, plz contact me if you have any plz!!!
Camponotus subbarbatus
Formica pallidefulva x2
Formica subsericea x4
Lasius sp
Tetramorium immigrans x2
Dorymyrmex bureni

Formica pallidefulva
Unknown sp x2

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