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Queen Ant Spotting/Mating Chart

anting mating queens swarming alates mating flight nuptial flight

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#1661 Offline bmb1bee - Posted April 28 2023 - 6:39 AM


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Species: Camponotus cf. clarithorax
Location: Saratoga, California
Date:  4-27-2023
Time: 8:30-9:00 PM
Temperature: At the time high 60s (Daytime in upper 80s)
Humidity: Around 70%
Wind: None
Rain: None

Notes: Camponotus vicinus also flew from what I heard, but I did not find any

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#1662 Offline Scrixx - Posted June 15 2023 - 7:15 AM


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Species: Formica sp.
Location: Lytle Creek, California
Date:  06/14/23
Time: 10:00 AM
Temperature: 74F
Humidity: Around 70%
Wind: None
Rain: None

Notes: Intermittently cloudy


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Keeping: Camponotus sansabeanus - C. vicinus - Formica francoeuri - Liometopum occidentale -  Pogonomyrmex californicus - P. rugosus - P. subnitidus - Solenopsis molesta - S. xyloni - Tapinoma sessile - Temnothorax sp.

Journals: Camponotus sansabeanus & C. vicinus | Pogonomyrmex californicus & P. rugosus | Solenopsis molesta & S. xyloni

Discontinued: Pogonomyrmex subnitidus

#1663 Offline antsriondel - Posted June 15 2023 - 7:59 AM


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Is there Liometopum on this thread? There are so many pages I could not find them.

#1664 Offline kellakk - Posted August 29 2023 - 8:47 PM


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Species: Pogonomyrmex cf. montanus (possibly different species), Manica bradleyi
Location: Sugarloaf Mountain Park, California
Date:  08/23/23
Time: 9:00 AM
Temperature: 65F
Humidity: Around 50%
Wind: 3mph
Rain: Heavy rain 2 days prior

Notes: Intermittently cloudy

Edited by kellakk, Today, 4:37 PM.

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Current Species:
Pogonomyrmex montanus


Reticulitermes hesperus

Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: anting, mating, queens, swarming, alates, mating flight, nuptial flight

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