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Cloud's Lasius americanus Journal (Updated June 4th, 2019)


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#1 Offline Ferox_Formicae - Posted June 4 2019 - 5:40 AM

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I found this queen on Sunday running across the sidewalk at my park. She seems very tiny for a Lasius queen, and I'm not 100% sure of her identification, but this is what I'm sticking with for the time being. Updates coming soon!


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#2 Offline NickAnter - Posted June 4 2019 - 5:57 AM

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Are you sure that it is not Brachymyrmex or Nylanderia?  That is what I would think based on the time, and small size.


Currently keeping:             

Camponotus hyatti (1, single queen, 1 worker.)                     "Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground." -Theodore Roosevelt

                                                                                              "Either you will control your government, or government will control you." -Ronald Reagan

                                                                                "Leadership is the art is getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it." -                                                                                   Dwight  D. Eisenhower

                        

 

Currently founding:

---Solenopsis molesta(2 tubes  with five in one and two in the other.  )

---Monomorium cf. minimum(1 queen) Pheidole navigans(9 separate queens) Hypoponera sp. (1 queen)  Nylanderia vividula(1)

Hoping to get soon:Camponotus fragilis,Lasius pallitarsis and brevicornis,Formica argentea,Stigmatomma pallipes/oregonense and Pogonomyrmex californicus.


#3 Offline Ferox_Formicae - Posted June 4 2019 - 6:12 AM

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Are you sure that it is not Brachymyrmex or Nylanderia?  That is what I would think based on the time, and small size.

Brachymyrmex are night fliers, but she could be Nylanderia.


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