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The Official SOCIETY OF DAKOTAN ANT KEEPERS Thread!

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#41 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 6 2020 - 6:49 PM

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Anticipating Prenolepis flights over the weekend!
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"God made..... all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. (including ants) And God saw that it was good. Genesis 1:25 NIV version


#42 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted March 7 2020 - 1:06 PM

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Same here. I will let all south Dakota ant keepers know if i find any queen(even though i have my doubts about prenolepis...)


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#43 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 7 2020 - 3:56 PM

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I looked earlier today, yet couldn't find any......  :(


"God made..... all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. (including ants) And God saw that it was good. Genesis 1:25 NIV version


#44 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted March 7 2020 - 4:34 PM

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Me neither. So, what color are they? And, are they the size of lasius?


I feel like it was too windy today.


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#45 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 7 2020 - 6:42 PM

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They’re about the same in every way. The color’s just a little lighter.
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#46 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted March 8 2020 - 11:23 AM

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I have not seen any yet...


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#47 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted March 12 2020 - 12:18 PM

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This whole week as well as next week is supposed to be of a low temp :((as in 40's or too low for prenolepis)


Edited by Ants_Dakota, March 12 2020 - 12:19 PM.

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#48 Offline Thunder_Birds - Posted March 12 2020 - 12:31 PM

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Yeah, the high is like 49 degrees :(


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#49 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 12 2020 - 12:32 PM

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Still better than 10 or 20, though.
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#50 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted March 12 2020 - 12:35 PM

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Still better than 10 or 20, though.

So much better. At least i can get out of the house with out literally a bullet proof suit of coats, boots, ect. weighing me down :D!


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#51 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 12 2020 - 12:36 PM

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And you can stand outside without the windchill forcing you to go back in.
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#52 Offline Thunder_Birds - Posted March 12 2020 - 12:42 PM

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Still better than 10 or 20, though.

So much better. At least i can get out of the house with out literally a bullet proof suit of coats, boots, ect. weighing me down :D!

 

Hahaha, good one :lol: I can agree. 


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#53 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 26 2020 - 2:31 PM

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I just saw a Dorymyrmex insanus worker in my house!
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#54 Offline Thunder_Birds - Posted March 26 2020 - 2:32 PM

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Cool! I haven't seen any ants yet this year...


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#55 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 26 2020 - 2:42 PM

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Her colony lives really close to the foundation of my house, so it’s probably warmer for them, and they probably woke up earlier.

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#56 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted March 26 2020 - 4:31 PM

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Cool!


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#57 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 31 2020 - 4:00 PM

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I'm not completely sure on this, but I think (emphasize think) I saw a Prenolepis queen on my window today! I looked around outside, but didn't see anymore. Probably still too cold.


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#58 Offline AntsDakota - Posted April 1 2020 - 7:08 AM

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It's going to get to 69 today! I bet Prenolepis will fly!  :yahoo:


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#59 Offline Ants_Dakota - Posted April 1 2020 - 8:38 AM

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Nice! I need to get looking!


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#60 Offline AntsDakota - Posted April 1 2020 - 8:39 AM

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As do we all..........

"God made..... all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. (including ants) And God saw that it was good. Genesis 1:25 NIV version






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