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Purple's Pogonomyrmex Californicus

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#1 Offline MrPurpleB - Posted September 28 2022 - 11:24 PM


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Pogonomomyrmex Californicus August 29, 2022

Recieved a new colony with one worker, soon afterwards a second worker was ready to eclose.  

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The worker looks quite adorable here with its mandibles opened. The sand really brings out the orange in the worker. The third image shows a worker stuck on the wall, which is the worker ready to eclose. Someone pointed out that the third image looked like a crime scene lol. 
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The colony has received its third worker. Pogonomyrmex already appeared to be adorable, however the yellow, soft exoskeleton adds to the charm. 
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The growth appears to be steady, with another decent size larvae and more eggs making there way to the colony.
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Not sure, if I should write captions or write most of the information in one paragraph then post the images of that day. Any feedback would be appreciated. 
I had some journals that I started last year, but neglected those ants. They are still alive, and I forgot which species they belong to, so I would need to do some work to bring back those journal, haha.
I also have an instagram, where I dump the photos I did not use for the journal. 
Insta: Antkeeper.Purple





Edited by MrPurpleB, September 28 2022 - 11:26 PM.

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