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My last anting season was _______ (Fill in the blank)


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#61 Offline gs5248 - Posted January 13 2021 - 11:54 AM

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I only have tetras in my pavement. They are probably the least common species in my yard, as it is ruled by native ants. I have found Formica Podzolica, Formica Fusca, Camponotus Modoc majors, Tapinoma Sessile, Solenopsis Molesta, Myrmica sp., Camponotus Vicinus, Lasius Flavus, Lasius Neoniger and a Formica Obscuripes worker. Pretty content with the ants I have. :) My favorite queen find had to be Formica Obscuripes. I thought it was Pacifica at that time so it didn't make it.  :facepalm:

You are very lucky you have so many native ants.



#62 Offline Antkeeper01 - Posted January 13 2021 - 1:29 PM

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I only have tetras in my pavement. They are probably the least common species in my yard, as it is ruled by native ants. I have found Formica Podzolica, Formica Fusca, Camponotus Modoc majors, Tapinoma Sessile, Solenopsis Molesta, Myrmica sp., Camponotus Vicinus, Lasius Flavus, Lasius Neoniger and a Formica Obscuripes worker. Pretty content with the ants I have. :) My favorite queen find had to be Formica Obscuripes. I thought it was Pacifica at that time so it didn't make it.  :facepalm:

so lucky


X1  Aphaenogaster .cf fulva Manica invidia queen with brood!

X1 Crematogaster species 1 worker

Ant Plants: Hydnophytum Puffii

Carnivorous plants:

X1 Venus fly trap

X1 pitcher plant

Ants I Want: Crematogaster sp, Camponotus Sp., Ponera Pennsylvanica, Mymercocystus sp.


#63 Offline Antkeeper01 - Posted January 13 2021 - 1:34 PM

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This was a a pretty decent year for me I think. I found Pheidole tysoni in a local park and found Lasius neoniger queens 3 consecutive days in a row. I didn't really look for queens most of the year though so that might be why I think my flights are better.

and i found tetra queens 2 conseqtive weeks in a row they are as common as dirt here


X1  Aphaenogaster .cf fulva Manica invidia queen with brood!

X1 Crematogaster species 1 worker

Ant Plants: Hydnophytum Puffii

Carnivorous plants:

X1 Venus fly trap

X1 pitcher plant

Ants I Want: Crematogaster sp, Camponotus Sp., Ponera Pennsylvanica, Mymercocystus sp.


#64 Offline Swirlysnowflake - Posted January 13 2021 - 2:10 PM

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This was a a pretty decent year for me I think. I found Pheidole tysoni in a local park and found Lasius neoniger queens 3 consecutive days in a row. I didn't really look for queens most of the year though so that might be why I think my flights are better.

and i found tetra queens 2 conseqtive weeks in a row they are as common as dirt here

 

I have never even seen tetras in the wild around me lol


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#65 Offline antsandmore - Posted January 13 2021 - 2:49 PM

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I only have tetras in my pavement. They are probably the least common species in my yard, as it is ruled by native ants. I have found Formica Podzolica, Formica Fusca, Camponotus Modoc majors, Tapinoma Sessile, Solenopsis Molesta, Myrmica sp., Camponotus Vicinus, Lasius Flavus, Lasius Neoniger and a Formica Obscuripes worker. Pretty content with the ants I have. :) My favorite queen find had to be Formica Obscuripes. I thought it was Pacifica at that time so it didn't make it.  :facepalm:

LUCKY!!!


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#66 Offline antsandmore - Posted January 13 2021 - 2:51 PM

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This was a a pretty decent year for me I think. I found Pheidole tysoni in a local park and found Lasius neoniger queens 3 consecutive days in a row. I didn't really look for queens most of the year though so that might be why I think my flights are better.

and i found tetra queens 2 conseqtive weeks in a row they are as common as dirt here

 

I have never even seen tetras in the wild around me lol

 

I haven't seen camponotus and tetramorium ever in the wild before, even though they are pretty common. darn you argentines...


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Ants I am keeping:

  • Crematogaster colony, queen and 3 workers




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