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#1 Offline kalkoman - Posted March 13 2018 - 7:34 AM

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Hello everyone,

I've been spending time putting together an article on Myrmica rubra on my site Antkeepers – Myrmica rubra. But I've struggled with finding some of the information in all of my ant books and online.

Maybe some of you can help me with the information? Please check out the link above and add here what you think should be in there :) What I mainly need information on is how long it takes for an egg to evolve into an ant. And also the lifespan of the workers in the species. Any ideas?

Thanks :)



#2 Offline ZllGGY - Posted March 13 2018 - 7:48 AM

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Hello everyone,

I've been spending time putting together an article on Myrmica rubra on my site Antkeepers – Myrmica rubra. But I've struggled with finding some of the information in all of my ant books and online.

Maybe some of you can help me with the information? Please check out the link above and add here what you think should be in there :) What I mainly need information on is how long it takes for an egg to evolve into an ant. And also the lifespan of the workers in the species. Any ideas?

Thanks :)

where did you get your information from because some of it seems to be off?


Dream Ants:

Stenamma Diecki

Solenopsis Molesta

Manica Invidia

Camponotus Herculeanus

Lasius Latipes

Dorymyrmex Pyramicus

Tapinoma Sessile


#3 Offline kalkoman - Posted March 13 2018 - 12:16 PM

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Hello everyone,[/size]
I've been spending time putting together an article on Myrmica rubra on my site [/size]Antkeepers – Myrmica rubra. But I've struggled with finding some of the information in all of my ant books and online.[/size]Maybe some of you can help me with the information? Please check out the link above and add here what you think should be in there :) What I mainly need information on is how long it takes for an egg to evolve into an ant. And also the lifespan of the workers in the species. Any ideas?[/size]Thanks :)[/size]

where did you get your information from because some of it seems to be off?

Really? Well I’ll gladly have a look at it if you point out what is wrong (and maybe provide references if you have).

The information is mainly from The Ants, Journey to the Ants and Nationalnyckeln: a popular scientific account produced on contract from the Swedish Parliament by the Swedish Species Information Centre (ArtDatabanken) at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Uppsala.

#4 Offline ZllGGY - Posted March 13 2018 - 12:40 PM

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Hello everyone,[/size]
I've been spending time putting together an article on Myrmica rubra on my site [/size]Antkeepers – Myrmica rubra. But I've struggled with finding some of the information in all of my ant books and online.[/size]Maybe some of you can help me with the information? Please check out the link above and add here what you think should be in there :) What I mainly need information on is how long it takes for an egg to evolve into an ant. And also the lifespan of the workers in the species. Any ideas?[/size]Thanks :)[/size]

where did you get your information from because some of it seems to be off?

Really? Well I’ll gladly have a look at it if you point out what is wrong (and maybe provide references if you have).

The information is mainly from The Ants, Journey to the Ants and Nationalnyckeln: a popular scientific account produced on contract from the Swedish Parliament by the Swedish Species Information Centre (ArtDatabanken) at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Uppsala.

 

sorry didn't see the references on the bottom of your page. I thought the life span of the queen ants was 5-15 years? and also i don't think its the bite that hurts but more so the stinger they possess?


Dream Ants:

Stenamma Diecki

Solenopsis Molesta

Manica Invidia

Camponotus Herculeanus

Lasius Latipes

Dorymyrmex Pyramicus

Tapinoma Sessile


#5 Offline Ants4fun - Posted March 13 2018 - 8:07 PM

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Hello everyone,[/size]I've been spending time putting together an article on Myrmica rubra on my site [/size]Antkeepers – Myrmica rubra. But I've struggled with finding some of the information in all of my ant books and online.[/size]Maybe some of you can help me with the information? Please check out the link above and add here what you think should be in there :) What I mainly need information on is how long it takes for an egg to evolve into an ant. And also the lifespan of the workers in the species. Any ideas?[/size]Thanks :)[/size]

where did you get your information from because some of it seems to be off?

Really? Well I’ll gladly have a look at it if you point out what is wrong (and maybe provide references if you have).
The information is mainly from The Ants, Journey to the Ants and Nationalnyckeln: a popular scientific account produced on contract from the Swedish Parliament by the Swedish Species Information Centre (ArtDatabanken) at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Uppsala.
sorry didn't see the references on the bottom of your page. I thought the life span of the queen ants was 5-15 years? and also i don't think its the bite that hurts but more so the stinger they possess?

Not all queen ants have the same lifespan. While that generalized timeframe may be true for many monogynous species, I find that the lifespan of polygynous species' queens, such as Argentine ants, fall short of this range.

#6 Offline ZllGGY - Posted March 14 2018 - 6:12 AM

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Hello everyone,[/size]I've been spending time putting together an article on Myrmica rubra on my site [/size]Antkeepers – Myrmica rubra. But I've struggled with finding some of the information in all of my ant books and online.[/size]Maybe some of you can help me with the information? Please check out the link above and add here what you think should be in there :) What I mainly need information on is how long it takes for an egg to evolve into an ant. And also the lifespan of the workers in the species. Any ideas?[/size]Thanks :)[/size]

where did you get your information from because some of it seems to be off?

Really? Well I’ll gladly have a look at it if you point out what is wrong (and maybe provide references if you have).
The information is mainly from The Ants, Journey to the Ants and Nationalnyckeln: a popular scientific account produced on contract from the Swedish Parliament by the Swedish Species Information Centre (ArtDatabanken) at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Uppsala.
sorry didn't see the references on the bottom of your page. I thought the life span of the queen ants was 5-15 years? and also i don't think its the bite that hurts but more so the stinger they possess?

Not all queen ants have the same lifespan. While that generalized timeframe may be true for many monogynous species, I find that the lifespan of polygynous species' queens, such as Argentine ants, fall short of this range.

 

you're probably right i havnt had any experience at all with any polygynous queens. don't really know if any are in my area, but if i discover some i am definitely down to start some sort of experiment with them to test it 


Dream Ants:

Stenamma Diecki

Solenopsis Molesta

Manica Invidia

Camponotus Herculeanus

Lasius Latipes

Dorymyrmex Pyramicus

Tapinoma Sessile





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