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Queen Ant Spotting/Mating Chart

anting mating queens swarming alates mating flight nuptial flight

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#1621 Offline ColAnt735 - Posted April 13 2022 - 8:54 AM

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Species: Prenolepis imparis

Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario,Canada

Date: 13/4/22

Time: 12:32pm

Temperature: 20 degrees Celsius  

Humidity: 83%

Wind: Light breeze

Rain: 2-3 days ago


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Keeping ants since 2020 

I keep:

Myrmicinae: Solenopsis molesta( 2 queens). Tetramorium immigrans ( 3 colonies with the biggest nearing 800 workers!),

Crematogaster cerasi  :yahoo:  ( 1 colony with a worker). Temnothorax  curvispinosus ( 1 queen with colony of 2 workers).

Formicinae: Prenolepis imparis ( 2 single queen colonies). Lasius brevicornis  :yahoo:( 19 founding queens) haven't seen many journals of them. Lasius Neoniger (a founding queen).Formica incerta( 1 colony with 22 workers)

 

Previously kept: Pogonomyrmex occidentalis   ( 1 colony with 9 workers). 

 

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#1622 Offline yen_saw - Posted May 9 2022 - 6:23 AM

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Species: Atta texana

Location: Tomball, TX (Spring Creek Park)

Date: 05/07/22

Time: 7:15 am

Temperature: 72F 

Humidity: 75%

Wind: calm (~3-5 MPH)

Rain: Thunderstorm 05/05/2022



#1623 Offline azzaaazzzz00 - Posted May 23 2022 - 6:41 AM

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Species: Nylanderia flavipes and Ponera pennsylvanica

Location: Bogota, NJ (Olsen Park)

Date: 05/14/22

Time: 4:23 pm

Temperature: 78F 

Humidity: 60%

Wind: about 2-4 MPH

Rain: three days before


Edited by azzaaazzzz00, May 23 2022 - 6:44 AM.

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Been keeping ants since January of 2021

 

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#1624 Online ZTYguy - Posted May 24 2022 - 9:35 PM

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Species: Pogonomyrmex californicus, Solenopsis xyloni, Solenopsis molesta

Location: Oak Mountains, California 

Date: 05/24/22

Time: 4:30 pm till 9:30 pm

Temperature: 80-70 f

Humidity:

Wind: none 

Rain:


Ant Keeping Since June 2018
Currently Keeping:
A. versicolor, C. vicinus, C. us-ca02, C. clarithorax, C. yogi, C. sansabeanus, C. semitestaceus, C. laevigatus , M. mimicus, M. mexicanus , P. montanus, V. andrei, V. pergandei, N. cockerelli, L. humile

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#1625 Online ZTYguy - Posted May 26 2022 - 7:00 PM

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Species: Pogonomyrmex californicus, Veromessor stoddardi
Location: Oak Mountains, California
Date: 05/26/22
Time: 4:30 pm till 9:30 pm
Temperature: 80-70 f
Humidity:
Wind: none
Rain:
Ant Keeping Since June 2018
Currently Keeping:
A. versicolor, C. vicinus, C. us-ca02, C. clarithorax, C. yogi, C. sansabeanus, C. semitestaceus, C. laevigatus , M. mimicus, M. mexicanus , P. montanus, V. andrei, V. pergandei, N. cockerelli, L. humile

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#1626 Offline UTants - Posted May 27 2022 - 8:19 AM

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I have found a camponotus Pennsylvanicus queen in Utah. As far as I know they haven't been documented this far west before. Has anyone else seen a Pennsylvanicus queen in Utah?

Edited by UTants, May 27 2022 - 8:20 AM.

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#1627 Offline ColAnt735 - Posted May 27 2022 - 8:50 AM

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I have found a camponotus Pennsylvanicus queen in Utah. As far as I know they haven't been documented this far west before. Has anyone else seen a Pennsylvanicus queen in Utah?

Post an ID request and we'll get an ID for her.


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Keeping ants since 2020 

I keep:

Myrmicinae: Solenopsis molesta( 2 queens). Tetramorium immigrans ( 3 colonies with the biggest nearing 800 workers!),

Crematogaster cerasi  :yahoo:  ( 1 colony with a worker). Temnothorax  curvispinosus ( 1 queen with colony of 2 workers).

Formicinae: Prenolepis imparis ( 2 single queen colonies). Lasius brevicornis  :yahoo:( 19 founding queens) haven't seen many journals of them. Lasius Neoniger (a founding queen).Formica incerta( 1 colony with 22 workers)

 

Previously kept: Pogonomyrmex occidentalis   ( 1 colony with 9 workers). 

 

As you can tell I like ants


#1628 Offline B_rad0806 - Posted May 29 2022 - 9:22 AM

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Species: Veromessor andrei

Location: Ague Dulce 

Date: 5-25

Time: 8:30

Temperature: 83-85 degrees

Humidity:

Wind:

Rain: None

 

Species: Pogonomyrmex californicus

Location: Santa Clarita

Date: 5-26

Time: 4:00

Temperature: 87 degrees

Humidity:

Wind:

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#1629 Offline T.C. - Posted May 29 2022 - 5:38 PM

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Small flights


Species: Camponotus pennsylvanicus and Camponotus novaeboracensis

Location: MidWestern Wisconsin
Date: 05/29
Temperature: 78 degrees F
Humidity: 62%
Rain: Scattered drizzle

#1630 Online ZTYguy - Posted June 11 2022 - 11:42 AM

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Species: Veromessor stoddardi
Location: Oat Mountain, Chatsworth
Date: 6-8 / 6-9 / 6-10
Time: 9:30
Temperature: 80-85 degrees
Humidity:
Wind:
Rain: None
Ant Keeping Since June 2018
Currently Keeping:
A. versicolor, C. vicinus, C. us-ca02, C. clarithorax, C. yogi, C. sansabeanus, C. semitestaceus, C. laevigatus , M. mimicus, M. mexicanus , P. montanus, V. andrei, V. pergandei, N. cockerelli, L. humile

GO CHECK OUT ANTSEMPORIUM HERE: https://antsemporium.com/





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