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Studio's Solenopsis Invicta Journal

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#1 Offline Studio - Posted March 15 2018 - 11:09 AM

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I'm honestly real sick of seeing fire ants around here because I rarely see anything else. They're in such overabundance that no one really cares to start a journal about them lol.

Well I know that many of you up north and everywhere else don't get to see fire ants so I caught a queen while I was at work, but could easily find one near my doorstep if I wanted to.

I'm creating a RIFA Solenopsis invicta journal in HD for those who don't really get a chance to see them up close.

Here's the founding queen with her wings still attached. As 3/15/18 she's removed her own wings. I just keep her in a little container with a piece of paper towel.

WATCH IN HD


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#2 Offline Studio - Posted March 15 2018 - 11:24 AM

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UPDATE: Unfortunately she has died which is strange because RIFA's are usually extremely hardly and prolific. Oh well, one less RIFA colony in Texas. I'm sure I can find more easily, I'll just update on here once I get them.



#3 Offline sgheaton - Posted March 15 2018 - 11:31 AM

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She died in the 20 minutes from your first video upload to the update?


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#4 Offline KBant - Posted March 15 2018 - 11:51 AM

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New World Record death of a queen. 15 minutes
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#5 Offline Studio - Posted March 15 2018 - 9:44 PM

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LOL! The video says the date of capture 3/13/18 so she passed after 2 days.

LMAO you guys!  :lol:



#6 Offline sgheaton - Posted March 16 2018 - 4:53 AM

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Yeah... You're right. I was just going off of your post times. So recorded video on 3/12/18, posted 3/15/18 + updated to dead on 3/15/18. 

 

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#7 Offline KBant - Posted March 16 2018 - 6:43 AM

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LOL! The video says the date of capture 3/13/18 so she passed after 2 days.

LMAO you guys!  :lol:

 

lol you still get the world record. i already called Guinness. 







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