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JoshuaGF's Tapinoma Sessile Journal


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#1 Offline JoshuaGF - Posted August 25 2014 - 1:14 PM

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Well I have decided to create a journal for this queen. I am new to online journals but will try my best. I found this queen crossing my porch on August 12th. Since I didn't have any test tubes I put her in a jar. I left her alone for 9 days without looking at her and came back to find that she had laid a batch of eggs. Originally she had 7 eggs but laid 5 more eggs on August 24th. I have noticed she picks each one up and cleans them periodically. Right now things appear to be going well. I do put a few drops of water in with her every once in awhile. Currently thinking about introducing a dead cricket. She is being kept in the nice hot garage in a dark cabinet and appears to stand the heat well.



#2 Offline Myrmicinae - Posted August 25 2014 - 2:12 PM

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Nice! This species is very adaptable in where it nests, so I'm not too surprised that she is doing well in a jar.
Journals on Formiculture:
Pheidole ceres
Tapinoma sessile

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#3 Offline Gregory2455 - Posted July 16 2015 - 3:49 AM

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What happened to these?






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