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Poland 26.08.2019

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#1 Offline Spoodzy - Posted August 26 2019 - 4:44 AM



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1. Location of collection: Norhern Poland
2. Date of collection: 25.08.2019
3. Habitat of collection: Near a lake
4. Length (from head to gaster): 6mm
5. Color, hue, pattern and texture: Dark reddish - orange
6. Distinguishing characteristics: Two peitole nodes, small head and gaster
7. Distinguishing behavior:Really active


Pics: https://imgur.com/a/DMg04t8

Edited by Spoodzy, August 26 2019 - 4:46 AM.

#2 Offline NickAnter - Posted August 26 2019 - 5:12 AM


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Myrmica species.

Species being kept:


 Solenopsis "plebeius", Camponotus maritimus, Formica cf. subaenescens, Formica cf. aerata, Lasius cf. americanus, Lasius aphidicola, Lasius brevicornis, Lasius nr claviger, Nylanderia vividula, Temnothorax nevadensis, Temnothorax chandleri, Temnothorax arboreus Solenopsis validiuscula, Solenopsis truncorum, Solenopsis xyloni, Formica perpilosa, Formica cf. lasiodes, Formica cf. neogagates Pogonomyrmex californicus, Pogonomyrmex salinus, and Myrmecocystus testaceus!!!!


Hoping to find this year:

Myrmecocystus, Liometopum occidentale, Camponotus essigi, Camponotus fragilis, Manica bradleyi, Formica perpilosa, Pheidole hyatti, and a Parasitic Formica sp.


People are stupid. It explains a lot...

#3 Offline Manitobant - Posted August 26 2019 - 8:06 AM


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As said above, that is a myrmica queen. Unlike most other queens, she is semi claustral, meaning you need to feed her during the founding stage.

Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: queen id

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