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Caltech is looking for Liometopum queens


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#1 Offline nurbs - Posted June 21 2019 - 7:10 PM

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Hey folks,

 

If any of you in California have found Liometopum (occidentale or luctuosum) queens, let me know. We need as many as possible. We will also purchase the queens if you find a lot (you must be a resident of California, of course).

 

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#2 Offline AntPhycho - Posted June 21 2019 - 8:21 PM

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Why would one need so many Liometopum queens?  :thinking: illegal ant fighting?


Founding:              

Solenopsis invicta Experimental 5 Queen Colony                   Brachymyrmex sp.

Liometopum occidentale x1                                                     Pheidole cerebrosior x3

Forelius sp. 3 Queen Colony                                                   Solenopsis xyloni 3 Queen Colony x1

Forelius sp.                                                                              

Pogonomyrmex californicus x5                                                 

Solenopsis xyloni x infinity                                                        

 

 

 


#3 Offline Martialis - Posted June 22 2019 - 5:02 AM

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Why would one need so many Liometopum queens?  :thinking: illegal ant fighting?

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#4 Offline ponerinecat - Posted June 22 2019 - 9:30 AM

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found two alates, one dead, one infertile at a light.



#5 Offline ponerinecat - Posted July 21 2019 - 5:32 PM

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infertile one has a pile of pupae larger than her body






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