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Lasius Flavus Queens


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#1 Offline NewbieAntMan - Posted January 21 2022 - 12:19 PM

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Hi all,

I'm just wondering whether it would work if I tried to introduce a Lasius Flavus queen (with no workers) to another Lasius Flavus colony with 3 nanitics? I've seen that some people keep multiple queens but I was of the mindset that they are monogynous.

Edited by NewbieAntMan, January 21 2022 - 1:12 PM.


#2 Offline Manitobant - Posted January 22 2022 - 11:17 AM

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Lasius primarily found through pleometrosis, which means that the queens found together and all but one are killed off once the nanitics arrive. Since your colony is past this stage, I would not introduce them.

#3 Offline NewbieAntMan - Posted January 22 2022 - 2:39 PM

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Lasius primarily found through pleometrosis, which means that the queens found together and all but one are killed off once the nanitics arrive. Since your colony is past this stage, I would not introduce them.


Thanks for your help! :)




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