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Pheidole antipodum


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#81 Offline CoolColJ - Posted September 16 2019 - 1:01 AM

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Australians are so lucky when it comes to ants.... (maybe not when they're stung by Myrmecia, though.  :lol: )

 

Well grass is always greener on the other side as they say. I wish we had more Carebara ants :)

And the ones we have are not that easy to find...

 

 

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Pheidole Antipodum colony started covering the holes of the Byformica water feeder with sand... so scratch that.... will switch to a plugged up small test tube for water instead...

They already made a small graveyard on the foil :lol:

Also surprised how active they are, constant trail of ants on patrol.

They are supposed to be subterranean but they don't really act like it so far


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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/




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