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Leo's Gnamptogenys bicolor journal :v


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#1 Offline Leo - Posted November 13 2017 - 5:39 AM

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29/10/17

Captured colony while on a hike with bff

(transferring them into a container)

 

13/11/17

They have a gamergate and have laid a bunch of cylinder-shaped eggs.

they have a medium sized pile of brood.

(they have a slight mite problem though, This is a mite I removed from a pupae. Then I blow-torched the mite  :D )


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#2 Offline MegaMyrmex - Posted November 13 2017 - 12:42 PM

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Jealous, wish ponerines lived here in MD... oh well. Keep us updated though and cool ants!
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#3 Offline Mettcollsuss - Posted November 13 2017 - 2:16 PM

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What is the colony size (workers, queens, brood)? 


Current Colonies:

  • Aphaenogaster rudis x4 — Journal
  • Camponotus caryae — Journal
  • Camponotus pennsylvanicus — Journal
  • Formica pallidefulva — Journal
  • Formica subsericea x3 — Journal
  • Lasius cf. americanus
  • Lasius cf. neoniger — Journal
  • Prenolepis imparis — Journal
  • Tetramorium immigrans — Journal

Queens:

  • Camponotus pennsylvanicus x2
  • Crematogaster cf. lineolata Journal
  • Lasius sp. x2
  • Myrmica sp.

Other Animals:

  • Felis catus x5
  • Phodopus roborovskii
  • Various Fish
  • Younger Brothers x2

#4 Offline Leo - Posted November 13 2017 - 5:21 PM

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Gamergate colony. 30 workers????

 

Jealous, wish ponerines lived here in MD... oh well. Keep us updated though and cool ants!

Not ponerines  ;)



#5 Offline Leo - Posted December 8 2017 - 5:26 PM

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9/12/17

Lots of larvae, they look fuzzy and are very active, fresh batch of eggs!

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the nanitics are ADORABLE






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