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Chickalo's Degenerate Dolichoderinae

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#1 Offline Chickalo - Posted April 15 2022 - 6:36 PM

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Oh

Oh no

I'm back

 

Yes, I'm sure that's what you all are thinking.

That's definitely what I'm thinking.

 

So I recently caught a colony of Tapinoma sessile, otherwise known as The Big Stinkies or Other Ruler of the Suburban Household (The other is Camponotus pennsylvanicus).  Apparently they like to die.  A lot. 

 

There were a lot of red flags walking into this that I ignored.  The first one being the fact that they're escape artists.  Lo and behold, almost half the colony escaped during moving (don't worry I got them all in).  Then, when I was sucking them up, my lungs hurt.  They hurt a lot.  So I might've forgotten that Tapinoma sessile can produce that acid-kind-of thing, so let's just leave it as my walk home was filled with spittle and coughing.  Also they're household pests.  Arguably worse than Camponotus I've heard.  I've also seen a lot of people here complain about them.  Haha, I bet I disappointed a lot of people who clicked on this thinking they were gonna find some cool species like Dolichoderus plagiatus.  Get fooled, it was stinky ol' sessile!

 

"90% sure i know have some of these ants and brood in my lungs"

-Me, about 5 hours ago

 

Anyways, here are some low quality photos I took of the colony, they're 2 queen 30ish workers by the way:

(I'll insert some later, my computer does not want to work with me today.)


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#2 Offline NicholasP - Posted April 15 2022 - 7:00 PM

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Oh

Oh no

I'm back

 

Yes, I'm sure that's what you all are thinking.

That's definitely what I'm thinking.

 

So I recently caught a colony of Tapinoma sessile, otherwise known as The Big Stinkies or Other Ruler of the Suburban Household (The other is Camponotus pennsylvanicus).  Apparently they like to die.  A lot. 

 

There were a lot of red flags walking into this that I ignored.  The first one being the fact that they're escape artists.  Lo and behold, almost half the colony escaped during moving (don't worry I got them all in).  Then, when I was sucking them up, my lungs hurt.  They hurt a lot.  So I might've forgotten that Tapinoma sessile can produce that acid-kind-of thing, so let's just leave it as my walk home was filled with spittle and coughing.  Also they're household pests.  Arguably worse than Camponotus I've heard.  I've also seen a lot of people here complain about them.  Haha, I bet I disappointed a lot of people who clicked on this thinking they were gonna find some cool species like Dolichoderus plagiatus.  Get fooled, it was stinky ol' sessile!

 

"90% sure i know have some of these ants and brood in my lungs"

-Me, about 5 hours ago

 

Anyways, here are some low quality photos I took of the colony, they're 2 queen 30ish workers by the way:

(I'll insert some later, my computer does not want to work with me today.)

I have to argue about them being worse than Camponotus. I aspirated C. pudorosus and man my lungs were dead with formic acid. Anyways, I wish you good luck with your ants!


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#3 Offline United-Ants - Posted April 15 2022 - 8:26 PM

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Oh

Oh no

I'm back

 

Yes, I'm sure that's what you all are thinking.

That's definitely what I'm thinking.

 

So I recently caught a colony of Tapinoma sessile, otherwise known as The Big Stinkies or Other Ruler of the Suburban Household (The other is Camponotus pennsylvanicus).  Apparently they like to die.  A lot. 

 

There were a lot of red flags walking into this that I ignored.  The first one being the fact that they're escape artists.  Lo and behold, almost half the colony escaped during moving (don't worry I got them all in).  Then, when I was sucking them up, my lungs hurt.  They hurt a lot.  So I might've forgotten that Tapinoma sessile can produce that acid-kind-of thing, so let's just leave it as my walk home was filled with spittle and coughing.  Also they're household pests.  Arguably worse than Camponotus I've heard.  I've also seen a lot of people here complain about them.  Haha, I bet I disappointed a lot of people who clicked on this thinking they were gonna find some cool species like Dolichoderus plagiatus.  Get fooled, it was stinky ol' sessile!

 

"90% sure i know have some of these ants and brood in my lungs"

-Me, about 5 hours ago

 

Anyways, here are some low quality photos I took of the colony, they're 2 queen 30ish workers by the way:

(I'll insert some later, my computer does not want to work with me today.)

I have to argue about them being worse than Camponotus. I aspirated C. pudorosus and man my lungs were dead with formic acid. Anyways, I wish you good luck with your ants!

 

maybe an aspirator with an acid filter would help with getting acid in your lungs 


Edited by United-Ants, April 15 2022 - 8:27 PM.

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#4 Offline ANTdrew - Posted April 16 2022 - 1:22 AM

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My favorite species!
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#5 Offline Chickalo - Posted April 16 2022 - 5:59 AM

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Oh

Oh no

I'm back

 

Yes, I'm sure that's what you all are thinking.

That's definitely what I'm thinking.

 

So I recently caught a colony of Tapinoma sessile, otherwise known as The Big Stinkies or Other Ruler of the Suburban Household (The other is Camponotus pennsylvanicus).  Apparently they like to die.  A lot. 

 

There were a lot of red flags walking into this that I ignored.  The first one being the fact that they're escape artists.  Lo and behold, almost half the colony escaped during moving (don't worry I got them all in).  Then, when I was sucking them up, my lungs hurt.  They hurt a lot.  So I might've forgotten that Tapinoma sessile can produce that acid-kind-of thing, so let's just leave it as my walk home was filled with spittle and coughing.  Also they're household pests.  Arguably worse than Camponotus I've heard.  I've also seen a lot of people here complain about them.  Haha, I bet I disappointed a lot of people who clicked on this thinking they were gonna find some cool species like Dolichoderus plagiatus.  Get fooled, it was stinky ol' sessile!

 

"90% sure i know have some of these ants and brood in my lungs"

-Me, about 5 hours ago

 

Anyways, here are some low quality photos I took of the colony, they're 2 queen 30ish workers by the way:

(I'll insert some later, my computer does not want to work with me today.)

I have to argue about them being worse than Camponotus. I aspirated C. pudorosus and man my lungs were dead with formic acid. Anyways, I wish you good luck with your ants!

 

maybe an aspirator with an acid filter would help with getting acid in your lungs 

 

Ah yes, maybe its time to consider investing in a new aspirator instead of mine made from a drug bottle, vinyl tubing, and half a stick of hot glue.

 

My favorite species!

I can hear the sarcasm through my screen (I think)


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#6 Online lazyant - Posted April 16 2022 - 10:46 AM

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Tapinoma ants Keep killing my friends colony lol BUT THEY ARE THE  BEST SPECIES FOR SURE


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#7 Offline NicholasP - Posted April 16 2022 - 11:24 AM

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Tapinoma ants Keep killing my friends colony lol BUT THEY ARE THE  BEST SPECIES FOR SURE

When there's an ant species that Universities (that have options for entomology) can't get to alates you know that ant species is good. I'm speaking of Tapinoma sessile if you guys didn't know where I was going with that...


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#8 Online lazyant - Posted April 16 2022 - 11:31 AM

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Tapinoma ants Keep killing my friends colony lol BUT THEY ARE THE  BEST SPECIES FOR SURE

When there's an ant species that Universities (that have options for entomology) can't get to alates you know that ant species is good. I'm speaking of Tapinoma sessile if you guys didn't know where I was going with that...

 

Yez We were 


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#9 Offline ANTdrew - Posted April 16 2022 - 12:14 PM

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Tapinoma sessile is the GOAT ant species. No doubt about it.
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#10 Offline NicholasP - Posted April 16 2022 - 5:27 PM

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This journal is the best. We need to see the actual menace though! Sessile the Menace. Let's make it an actual movie.


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#11 Offline Chickalo - Posted April 21 2022 - 7:22 AM

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Little update:

 

Le Sessile have been accepting the mealworm heads I've been giving them so far.  I ordered some ultracal so I'll make an outworld for them soon.  I'll also try finding other foods to expand their diet, maybe fruit flies?


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