Nuptial Flights 1

Where and when are you finding queen ants? A section to share nuptial flight schedules by ant species and locality

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Nuptial Flights 1

Post: # 37072Post PTasker15
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:03 pm

Here Are Some Nuptial Flights I Can Update On That Was Never Listed In AntsCanada's Video-"Nuptial Flight Schedules".
Note That This Is What I've Noticed In Huffman,Texas.

Solenopsis Invicta-All Year Long
12pm-4pm,Day Or Two After Rain,Found In Hundreds On Sidewalk.Will Only Fly If Twmputure Is Above 78°F.

Pheidole Sp.(Really Small.Black Queens.Orange Workers)-Early April;Late June
11am-3pm,Unidentifiable Conditions.

Brachymyrmex Patagonicus-Mid May;?
8pm-?,Males And Females Attracted To Light.Queens Stay Close To Light On Ground Or Chairs,Planks,Tables,etc.

Psudomyrmex Graccilis-Mid May;Late July
11am-3pm,Queens Easily Identified By Differed Coloration On Thorax And Shape.Usually Found Crawling On Walls,Trees,Bramches,Fences,etc.

Solenopsis Molesta-Late May;Late June
Unable To Find Set Times.Day After Rain,(I)Often Find Dead(Sometimes Alive)In Puddles,Water Scources,Or Anything That Had Been Filled Up From Rain In The Open.

Camponotus Ceastenus-?;Late May
Females Either Wandering Ground Or On Objects.Males Attracted To Light.Queens Easily Found For.."Unusual Size".Queens About 1.3-1.55 Inches,Red With Orange Abdomens.

Ask Me About Any Other Texas Ants!
Ive almost Quit ant keeping,Just here to help with the withering wisdom.

It was a Nice 4 Years! :)

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