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

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#281 Offline Izzy - Posted October 20 2023 - 7:17 AM

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Current species:

Camponotus sansabeanus x2

Camponotus vicinus x4

Crematogaster emeryana (5 queens)

Dorymyrmex (either bicolor or insanus) x4

Formica (unidentified desert species bought from Utah Ants)

Monomorium minimum (13 queens)

Lasius flavus (2 queens) x1 (1 queen) x1

Pheidole ceres

Pogonomyrmex occidentalis x7

Tetramorium immigrans

Past species:
Camponotus modoc

Solenopsis molesta (5 queens)


Edited by Izzy, June 3 2024 - 7:03 PM.

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#282 Offline The_Gaming-gate - Posted February 9 2024 - 4:30 AM

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Solenopsis Invicta

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#283 Offline JesseTheAntKid - Posted February 9 2024 - 6:38 PM

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Tetramorium bicarinatum

Pheidole obscurithorax

Solenopsis sp.


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Currently keeping: Pheidole obscurithorax (FINALLY I CAN STUDY THEM AND HAVE THEIR COOL MAJORS  B)), Tetramorium bicarinatum, Solenopsis spp. (probably xyloni, the queens are tiny hehe)

Wanting: Atta texana, Camponotus planatus (PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE CAN SOMEONE HOOK ME UP WITH ATTA)

Previously kept: Monomorium minimum, Pheidole dentata

 

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#284 Offline The_Gaming-gate - Posted May 21 2024 - 4:06 AM

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Add Brachymyrmex obscurior to that list.

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#285 Offline Ernteameise - Posted May 21 2024 - 10:46 AM

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I now keep 6 species:

 

Temnothorax nylanderi (acorn ants)- they are native from here in Germany

 

Lasius niger (black garden ant)- I collected the queen myself last year (Germany)

 

Messor barbarus (harvester ant)- from Southern Spain- my largest colony with about 500 workers currently

 

Camponotus piceus- a small, shiny black species from Portugal

 

Camponotus lateralis-  a small species that mimics (and is facultative parasite to) Crematogaster scutellaris. The colony is from Croatia.

 

Acanthomyrmex thailandensis- a small species of harvester ants from the tropical rainforest of Thailand


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#286 Offline GOCAMPONOTUS - Posted May 21 2024 - 10:49 AM

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Great diversity!


Currently keeping: 2 C.vicinus colonies.2 C.sansabeanus. 1 C.leavissimus. 2 C.Ca02. 1 V.pergandei. 4 T.immigrans.1 F.pacifica. 1 C.hyatti

1 M.ergatognya

 

 

 

 

Trying to get my hands on :C.modoc,A.vercicolor, and Any Honeypots

  

 

 


#287 Offline 1tsm3jack - Posted May 22 2024 - 5:27 AM

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    Advanced Member

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Camponotus Chromaiodes (Founding)

 

Camponotus Pennsylvanicus (3 workers lots of brood) 

 

Camponotus Nearcticus (Founding)

 

Camponotus Sp. (Founding)

 

Camponotus Castaneus (Founding)

 

Monomorium Minimum (12-15 workers)

 

 Aphaenogaster Rudis (10-12 workers)

 

 Aphaenogaster Rudis (1 Worker and eggs now)

 

Formica Subsericea (Founding (Eggs now)

 

Tetramorium Immigrans (Founding.


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#288 Offline AntsAnting808 - Posted May 28 2024 - 2:46 PM

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Me and my better half Currently Keeping:

- Camponotus Variegatus (Hawaiian carpenter ant is the largest ant in Hawaii, 650-750 workers, started from 1 queen my bf caught ending of 2023)

- Brachymyrmex sp. (I think Obscurior, 300-400 workers, started from 1 queen I caught under a brick trap in Sep 2023)

- Pseudomyrmex gracilis (newest colony replacing my old twig ant colony that just died out; new one currently has about 20 workers and a few queen alates & males)

Previously Kept: Paratrechina longicornis (black crazy ants)

#289 Offline Zeko - Posted June 12 2024 - 1:08 PM

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- 3 Argentine Ant Colonies [Founding]

- 1 Camponotus (?) Colony [Founding]


Edited by Zeko, June 12 2024 - 1:08 PM.

Young ant keeper! 

 

Keeping: 3x Argentine Ants & 1 Camponotus (Unknown Type)

 

 

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#290 Offline GOCAMPONOTUS - Posted June 12 2024 - 1:11 PM

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Currently keeping: 2 C.vicinus colonies.2 C.sansabeanus. 1 C.leavissimus. 2 C.Ca02. 1 V.pergandei. 4 T.immigrans.1 F.pacifica. 1 C.hyatti

1 M.ergatognya

 

 

 

 

Trying to get my hands on :C.modoc,A.vercicolor, and Any Honeypots

  

 

 


#291 Offline Stubyvast - Posted June 12 2024 - 6:29 PM

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Lasius Niger

Myrmica Rubra (x2)

Camponotus Modoc

 

Past:

Tetramorium immigrans

Formica obscuripes + host Formica Pacifica


Currently raising: 

Myrmica Rubra

Camponotus Modoc

Lasius Niger

Formica Obscuripes + Formica Pacifica Host 

"In many environments, take away the ants and there would be partial collapses in many of the land ecosystems."

- E. O. Wilson

 

 






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