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#1 Offline VenomousBeast - Posted June 16 2020 - 10:35 AM

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Hey everyone!! I have officially received my Mission call and will be opening it tonight a 7 PM (EST, Eastern Standard Time). If you'd like to join me to find out where I go, when I go, and what language I'll be speaking, feel free to join via this Zoom link!

 

https://us04web.zoom...lZpV3AyeUJNUT09

 

-A side note, you don't have to be religious or anything to join and participate, it's open to anyone as long as you are nice and considerate to everyone!

 

This is mission will prohibit me from catching ants, selling ants, and post anything on here... I will be taking a 2 year break from all this to go and serve people. 

 

A mission call is very important and it determines where I go, when I leave, and what language I'll be speaking for the next 2 years!! A Missionary's purpose is to serve and teach about the gospel! I will be sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ to wherever I am sent! Thank you and hope to see you join me in this big step in my life!!


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-Haden Lee
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1 Savannah Monitor (cause I don't have the heart to give her up and send her away while I'm on my mission, She's my pride and joy!)

 

NOTES: I'm about to leave on a mission for my church (September 2nd, 2020-September 2022) to Mexico City, Spanish speaking. 


#2 Offline TechAnt - Posted June 16 2020 - 10:57 AM

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I hope your mission goes great. Farewell!
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My Ants:
(x1) Campontous semitstaceus ~20 workers, 1 Queen
(x1) Camponotus vicinus ~10 workers, 1 Queen (all black variety)
(x1) Tetramorium immigrans ~100 workers, 1 Queen
(x1) Myrmercocystus mexicanus -1 Queen
(x2) Mymercocystus mimcus -1 Queen
(x1) Mymercocystus testaceus ~45 workers, 1 Queen

#3 Offline Antkid12 - Posted June 16 2020 - 11:47 AM

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Good luck! :)


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Ants I have: Tapinoma sessile(2 queen colony). RED MORPH Camponotus neacticus(now has pupae!), Tetramorium immigrans (x3), Aphaenogaster sp, Temnothorax sp, Brachymyrmex sp.   possibly infertile   :(,  Ponera pennsylvanica, and Pheidole morrisi!  :yahoo: 

 

Other insects: Polistes sp. Queen

                    

Ants I need: Pheidole sp., Trachymyrmex sp., Crematogaster cerasi , Dorymyrmex sp. Most wanted: Pheidole morrisii

 

                    

                   

 

 


#4 Online ANTdrew - Posted June 16 2020 - 12:20 PM

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We’ll miss your insights in the Virginian anting community.
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"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25  

Keep ordinary ants in extraordinary ways.


#5 Offline VenomousBeast - Posted June 16 2020 - 12:23 PM

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We’ll miss your insights in the Virginian anting community.

That actually reminds me!! I found 2 Solenopsis invicta queens about 3 weeks ago here in my neighborhood. I have them in a test tube setup together (hoping they are monogyne and not the polygyne kind, so I'm doing this to test that out). I'm going to freeze them after I get workers from them (if they are even fertile).



-Haden Lee
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1 Savannah Monitor (cause I don't have the heart to give her up and send her away while I'm on my mission, She's my pride and joy!)

 

NOTES: I'm about to leave on a mission for my church (September 2nd, 2020-September 2022) to Mexico City, Spanish speaking. 


#6 Online ANTdrew - Posted June 16 2020 - 12:25 PM

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Ugh. I can’t even handle that this week.
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"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25  

Keep ordinary ants in extraordinary ways.


#7 Offline Antkid12 - Posted June 16 2020 - 1:17 PM

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We’ll miss your insights in the Virginian anting community.

That actually reminds me!! I found 2 Solenopsis invicta queens about 3 weeks ago here in my neighborhood. I have them in a test tube setup together (hoping they are monogyne and not the polygyne kind, so I'm doing this to test that out). I'm going to freeze them after I get workers from them (if they are even fertile).

 

i haven't seen a Solenopsis invicta queen in my life.  :)


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Ants I have: Tapinoma sessile(2 queen colony). RED MORPH Camponotus neacticus(now has pupae!), Tetramorium immigrans (x3), Aphaenogaster sp, Temnothorax sp, Brachymyrmex sp.   possibly infertile   :(,  Ponera pennsylvanica, and Pheidole morrisi!  :yahoo: 

 

Other insects: Polistes sp. Queen

                    

Ants I need: Pheidole sp., Trachymyrmex sp., Crematogaster cerasi , Dorymyrmex sp. Most wanted: Pheidole morrisii

 

                    

                   

 

 


#8 Online TennesseeAnts - Posted June 16 2020 - 1:39 PM

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We’ll miss your insights in the Virginian anting community.

That actually reminds me!! I found 2 Solenopsis invicta queens about 3 weeks ago here in my neighborhood. I have them in a test tube setup together (hoping they are monogyne and not the polygyne kind, so I'm doing this to test that out). I'm going to freeze them after I get workers from them (if they are even fertile).

 

i haven't seen a Solenopsis invicta queen in my life.  :)

 

You are one lucky dude....


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#9 Offline TechAnt - Posted June 16 2020 - 4:53 PM

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We’ll miss your insights in the Virginian anting community.

That actually reminds me!! I found 2 Solenopsis invicta queens about 3 weeks ago here in my neighborhood. I have them in a test tube setup together (hoping they are monogyne and not the polygyne kind, so I'm doing this to test that out). I'm going to freeze them after I get workers from them (if they are even fertile).
i haven't seen a Solenopsis invicta queen in my life.  :)
You are one lucky dude....

Indeed.
My Ants:
(x1) Campontous semitstaceus ~20 workers, 1 Queen
(x1) Camponotus vicinus ~10 workers, 1 Queen (all black variety)
(x1) Tetramorium immigrans ~100 workers, 1 Queen
(x1) Myrmercocystus mexicanus -1 Queen
(x2) Mymercocystus mimcus -1 Queen
(x1) Mymercocystus testaceus ~45 workers, 1 Queen

#10 Offline MrOdontomachus - Posted June 16 2020 - 5:19 PM

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We’ll miss your insights in the Virginian anting community.

That actually reminds me!! I found 2 Solenopsis invicta queens about 3 weeks ago here in my neighborhood. I have them in a test tube setup together (hoping they are monogyne and not the polygyne kind, so I'm doing this to test that out). I'm going to freeze them after I get workers from them (if they are even fertile).
i haven't seen a Solenopsis invicta queen in my life.  :)
You are one lucky dude....

Indeed.

 

Indeed.



#11 Offline VenomousBeast - Posted June 16 2020 - 5:35 PM

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I’M GOING TO MEXICO CITY, SPANISH SPEAKING!! I Report on September 8th, 2020!!

-Haden Lee
Keeps:
 

1 Savannah Monitor (cause I don't have the heart to give her up and send her away while I'm on my mission, She's my pride and joy!)

 

NOTES: I'm about to leave on a mission for my church (September 2nd, 2020-September 2022) to Mexico City, Spanish speaking. 


#12 Offline TechAnt - Posted June 16 2020 - 5:37 PM

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I’M GOING TO MEXICO CITY, SPANISH SPEAKING!! I Report on September 8th, 2020!!


Awesome! I always wanted to go to Mexico. Sounds cool! Will your mission take you anywhere else?
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My Ants:
(x1) Campontous semitstaceus ~20 workers, 1 Queen
(x1) Camponotus vicinus ~10 workers, 1 Queen (all black variety)
(x1) Tetramorium immigrans ~100 workers, 1 Queen
(x1) Myrmercocystus mexicanus -1 Queen
(x2) Mymercocystus mimcus -1 Queen
(x1) Mymercocystus testaceus ~45 workers, 1 Queen

#13 Offline Manitobant - Posted June 16 2020 - 6:47 PM

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I'm a jew so i personally don't believe in jesus but still good luck!
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#14 Offline Thunder_Birds - Posted June 16 2020 - 6:48 PM

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Cool. What is your mission in Mexico?


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#Ants4Life


#15 Online TennesseeAnts - Posted June 16 2020 - 6:49 PM

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I’M GOING TO MEXICO CITY, SPANISH SPEAKING!! I Report on September 8th, 2020!!

Atta is common there...


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#16 Offline AntsDakota - Posted June 16 2020 - 6:51 PM

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I'm a jew so i personally don't believe in jesus but still good luck!

Well, God bless anyways. We Christians especially believe He loves His people.
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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


#17 Online ANTdrew - Posted June 16 2020 - 7:23 PM

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Atta queens emerge in incredible abundance when the rainy season starts in May. At least they used to when I lived in Central America 25 years ago!
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"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25  

Keep ordinary ants in extraordinary ways.


#18 Offline Antkid12 - Posted June 17 2020 - 2:18 AM

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He won't catch anything tho.


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Ants I have: Tapinoma sessile(2 queen colony). RED MORPH Camponotus neacticus(now has pupae!), Tetramorium immigrans (x3), Aphaenogaster sp, Temnothorax sp, Brachymyrmex sp.   possibly infertile   :(,  Ponera pennsylvanica, and Pheidole morrisi!  :yahoo: 

 

Other insects: Polistes sp. Queen

                    

Ants I need: Pheidole sp., Trachymyrmex sp., Crematogaster cerasi , Dorymyrmex sp. Most wanted: Pheidole morrisii

 

                    

                   

 

 


#19 Online ANTdrew - Posted June 17 2020 - 2:33 AM

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You don’t have to catch everything to appreciate and enjoy it. That’s what it means to be a naturalist.
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"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25  

Keep ordinary ants in extraordinary ways.


#20 Offline Antkid12 - Posted June 17 2020 - 2:48 AM

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You don’t have to catch everything to appreciate and enjoy it. That’s what it means to be a naturalist.

I agree.


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Ants I have: Tapinoma sessile(2 queen colony). RED MORPH Camponotus neacticus(now has pupae!), Tetramorium immigrans (x3), Aphaenogaster sp, Temnothorax sp, Brachymyrmex sp.   possibly infertile   :(,  Ponera pennsylvanica, and Pheidole morrisi!  :yahoo: 

 

Other insects: Polistes sp. Queen

                    

Ants I need: Pheidole sp., Trachymyrmex sp., Crematogaster cerasi , Dorymyrmex sp. Most wanted: Pheidole morrisii

 

                    

                   

 

 





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