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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 )


Edited by Leo, November 13 2017 - 5:42 AM.

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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!

#3 Offline Mettcollsuss - Posted November 13 2017 - 2:16 PM

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


Currently Keeping:

  • 1 Brachymyrmex Depilis (Rover Ant)
  • 1 Camponotus nearcticus (Carpenter Ant)
  • 4 Formica subsericea
  • 1 Unidentified Formica species
  • 1 Unidentified semi-claustral Myrmicine genus
  • 1 Unidentified Lasius species
  • 4 Tetramorium sp.E (Pavement Ant)
  • 1 Aphaenogaster fulva
  • 1 Ponera pennsylvanica
  • Various Fish
  • Clea helena (Assassin Snail)
  • 2 Phodopus roborovskii (Roborovski Dwarf Hamster)
  • 5 Felis catus (Domestic Cat)
  • 2 Younger Brothers

#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  ;)






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