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#81 Offline Thatfa666ene - Posted July 22 2019 - 10:15 AM

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Uh, I think the first one is a wasp. It looks nothing like a B. chinensis male. Also, the antennae are not those of an ant.


I thought it was weird how it curled it's antennae into coils.

#82 Offline TennesseeAnts - Posted July 22 2019 - 11:14 AM

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Uh, I think the first one is a wasp.  It looks nothing like a B. chinensis male. Also, the antennae are not those of an ant.


Yeah the more I pay attention to the antennae, the more it looks like a wasp. Good catch!

#83 Offline Thatfa666ene - Posted August 28 2019 - 12:18 PM

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I'm guessing this one is Lasius Flavus? She's around 7-8 mm. 



#84 Offline AntsBC - Posted August 28 2019 - 12:25 PM

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That's a parasitic Lasius queen. I can't tell the species from those photos though; she might be a light colored variant of L. interjectus.

 

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#85 Offline TennesseeAnts - Posted August 28 2019 - 12:31 PM

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Definitely Lasius interjectus.
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#86 Offline Thatfa666ene - Posted August 28 2019 - 3:31 PM

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Back to the wilds.

#87 Offline Canadian anter - Posted August 28 2019 - 3:46 PM

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Actually it's not. Lasius subumbratus. Lasius interjectus have already finished flying and don't have the faster thickness that Umbratus-group does. I would recommend getting some Lasius brood and putting it with her. Lasius umbratus group are very easy to raise
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#88 Offline TennesseeAnts - Posted August 28 2019 - 4:39 PM

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Actually it's not. Lasius subumbratus. Lasius interjectus have already finished flying and don't have the faster thickness that Umbratus-group does. I would recommend getting some Lasius brood and putting it with her. Lasius umbratus group are very easy to raise


Hmm. You're right. I should have paid more attention.

#89 Offline Thatfa666ene - Posted August 29 2019 - 12:35 PM

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Actually it's not. Lasius subumbratus. Lasius interjectus have already finished flying and don't have the faster thickness that Umbratus-group does. I would recommend getting some Lasius brood and putting it with her. Lasius umbratus group are very easy to raise

I can never find workers much less brood or anything.

#90 Offline Thatfa666ene - Posted June 5 2021 - 9:21 PM

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Its been a while, back with some more ants. Found a few of these big girls, 2 cm.





This one seems to be suffering from something, I hope she makes it thru the night. Little over 1 cm.


This one is about 1 cm



#91 Offline ZTYguy - Posted June 5 2021 - 11:02 PM

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First two are Camponotus no doubt. Sorry if you already new but I think the first one is camponotus castaneus or something like that. I’m probably wrong with species but definitely Camponotus but the last queen kinda looks like a tetra but not sure.


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#92 Offline JamesJohnson - Posted June 6 2021 - 11:24 AM

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The last queen is Tetramorium immigrans.
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#93 Online Manitobant - Posted June 6 2021 - 1:22 PM

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1. Camponotus castaneus

2. Camponotus sp (subgenus myrmentoma), possibly nearcticus

3. Tetramorium immigrans

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#94 Offline Thatfa666ene - Posted June 8 2021 - 8:46 PM

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I've had this colony for a little bit, but never took any photos of the queens. Now they hide behind a dirt mound. Workers are so tiny. Queens maybe 6mm.



#95 Offline ZTYguy - Posted June 8 2021 - 8:51 PM

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Looks like Brachymyrmex but that’s just a wild guess. Need closer pics.


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#96 Offline Aaron567 - Posted June 9 2021 - 10:05 AM

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Brachymyrmex patagonicus.



#97 Offline Thatfa666ene - Posted June 9 2021 - 8:18 PM

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Aight so I lit these girls up and got some pics of the queens. I also think they are brachymyrmex patagonicus.


Also here are some workers eating honey.


Caught this tiny girl tonight. Maybe 5mm.




#98 Offline NickAnter - Posted June 9 2021 - 8:25 PM

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The new one is Temnothorax curvispinosus.


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Lasius americanus--110+ Workers

Nylanderia vividula--500+ workers

Temnothorax rudis--9-12 workers and brood                           

Pheidole navigans--500+? workers

Cardiocondyla mauritanica--3 queens+boosted workers

Camponotus maritimus--1-3 workers and brood.

Dorymyrmex insanus--6 workers

Solenopsis "plebius"--Eggs

Solenopsis cf. truncorum--No brood. 






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