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Ant Keeping Census (Updated list of ants kept by members of the forum)


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#261 Offline Hothkinstroy - Posted January 4 2023 - 4:15 PM



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Currently Keeping:
Lasius brevicornis x1 - The rest I gave to someone in my school
Temnothorax curvispinosus x1 - Founding Queen (In Diapause)
Crematogaster cerasi x1 - Founding Queen (Just took out of diapause)
Lasius claviger x1 - Dead? Or in deep hibernation
Pheidole bicarinata x1 - Just moved into a Wakooshi Saturn Nest
Tetramorium immigrans x1 - Test tube flooded, trying to make a recovery
Camponotus decipiens x1 - Not much, just growing right now, 40 something workers   :D

Species I want to keep:
Pheidole pilifera/megacephala/morissii/anything
Tapinoma sessile
Any Atta/Acromyrmex
Myrmecocystus mexicanus/placodops



If you want to learn more some of these colonies

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#262 Offline BDantsalberta - Posted January 9 2023 - 10:39 AM


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#263 Offline ColAnt735 - Posted January 9 2023 - 4:04 PM


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I guess I’ll do an updated one.

Solenopsis molesta
Lasius brevicornis
Lasius neoniger
Tetramorium immigrans
Messor minor
Temnothorax cf curvispinosus
Myrmica sp.
Camponotus pennsylvanicus x2
Camponotus novaeboracensis
Formica incerta
Formica neogagates
Crematogaster cerasi

Ants I’d like to catch this year:
Aphaenogaster sp.
Camponotus myrementoma group
Monomorium minimum

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#264 Offline antperson24 - Posted February 5 2023 - 2:39 PM


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Here they are:

  1. Aphaenogaster rudis (my favorite species).
  2. Brachymyrmex sp.
  3. Camponotus novaeboracensis
  4. Lasius neoniger
  5. Temnothorax curvispinosus
  6. Tetramorium immigrans

I had a lot more last summer but some died.  :(

Edited by antperson24, March 5 2023 - 2:44 PM.

Why keep ants that aren't found in your yard?

There are so many cool ants right were you live!


I strongly disagree with the keeping/buying of ants that are not found in your area. 


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