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Stigmatomma Pallipes Supercolony

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#1 Offline VenomousBeast - Posted June 6 2018 - 4:44 PM

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So, I have recently decided to add my extra Stigmatomma queen with my other colony. This is a colony of, now, 23 workers, 1 larvae, and 2 queens. I have decided that I will include every worker and queen I find of this species to make a supercolony! As you probably know, this species typically has limits of 15-20 workers per colony and so with more queens the more capacity they have to have a larger colony. So I plan to update you guys on this as often as possible. The queen has adjusted well and the colony is so far working together correctly. Stigmatomma are known to accept several queens and workers from other colonies without problems. That is how it would work. I don't suggest doing this with other species as it could lead to disastrous effects. A supercolony of Stigmatomma pallipes!! Can't wait till it gets larger!! Let me know on how you guys think this will go and your thoughts on this!


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NATIVE: Crematogaster sp -1 Monomorium minimum-1 Formica fusca-1  Stigmatomma pallipes-7

NON-NATIVE: Solenopsis invicta- 2 Atta texana-2-3


#2 Offline Martialis - Posted June 6 2018 - 4:53 PM

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Not sure it's a supercolony, but is still just as cool! 

 

Got any  pictures of them?


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#3 Offline VenomousBeast - Posted June 6 2018 - 4:56 PM

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I do, just waiting for a good picture to post. it should be soon


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NATIVE: Crematogaster sp -1 Monomorium minimum-1 Formica fusca-1  Stigmatomma pallipes-7

NON-NATIVE: Solenopsis invicta- 2 Atta texana-2-3


#4 Offline VenomousBeast - Posted June 7 2018 - 3:39 PM

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-Haden Lee
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NATIVE: Crematogaster sp -1 Monomorium minimum-1 Formica fusca-1  Stigmatomma pallipes-7

NON-NATIVE: Solenopsis invicta- 2 Atta texana-2-3


#5 Offline CoolColJ - Posted June 7 2018 - 7:10 PM

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15-20 workers per queen, yikes...


Current ant colonies -
1) Opisthopsis Rufithorax (strobe ant), Melophorus sp2. black and orange
Pheidole antipodum colonies...  Polyrhachis rufifemur, Camponotus suffusus bendingesis, Camponotus nigriceps, Myrmecia fulvipes, Colobopsis macrocephala
Journal = http://www.formicult...ra-iridomyrmex/

Heterotermes cf brevicatena termite pet/feeder journal = http://www.formicult...feeder-journal/

#6 Offline VenomousBeast - Posted June 8 2018 - 8:00 AM

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-Haden Lee
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NATIVE: Crematogaster sp -1 Monomorium minimum-1 Formica fusca-1  Stigmatomma pallipes-7

NON-NATIVE: Solenopsis invicta- 2 Atta texana-2-3


#7 Offline Ant_Dude2908 - Posted May 12 2019 - 6:09 AM

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Update?

My journals:                                             My shop:                                                                        Tennessee Anting Thread:                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                                                         

Aphaenogaster rudis

 

Aphaenogater tenneseenis                      Ant_Dude2908's Antkeeping Supply Shop                    Tennessee Anting Thread

 

Brachyponera chinesis

 

Camponotus subbarbatus

 

Camponotus chromaiodes

 

Crematogaster ashmeadi

 

 

 

Ants I've found (in TN) : Aphaenogaster rudis, Aphaenogaster tenneseenis, Brahcyponera chinesis, Camponotus subbarbatus, Camponotus chromaiodes, Camponotus pennsylvanicus, Camponotus snellingi, Crematogaster ashmeadi, Crematogaster lineolata, Crematogaster cerasi, all Temnothorax spp., Solenopsis invicta, Solenopsis xyloni, Stigmatomma pallipes, all Strumigenys spp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


#8 Offline Acutus - Posted May 12 2019 - 7:26 AM

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Yes, what happened? 


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Currently keeping:

Camponotus chromaiodes

Camponotus castaneus

Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Aphaenogaster "NOT tennesseensis" fulva


#9 Offline VenomousBeast - Posted May 15 2019 - 8:57 AM

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I still have this colony. Go to my newest journal for the latest update on them. They are the 19 queen colony with 200ish workers now. I'll add more pictures as updates later if my camera will work... This has been, by far, my favorite colony! Also, the soil I'm using in their box here is the same soil I've been trying to describe in my description of the soil type.



-Haden Lee
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NATIVE: Crematogaster sp -1 Monomorium minimum-1 Formica fusca-1  Stigmatomma pallipes-7

NON-NATIVE: Solenopsis invicta- 2 Atta texana-2-3


#10 Offline Acutus - Posted May 15 2019 - 11:45 AM

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Looking forward to seeing it!


Billy

 

Currently keeping:

Camponotus chromaiodes

Camponotus castaneus

Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Aphaenogaster "NOT tennesseensis" fulva






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