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My lasius claviger colony has eggs!

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#1 Offline Naturenut1233 - Posted April 1 2024 - 9:02 PM

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Acquired a new colony of lasius claviger ants from Stateside Ants and noticed today they have eggs. They have been feeding heavily on sugary foods and have eaten some bugs as well, mainly a crushed up baby dubia and some fruit flies. Here is a link to a video of the colony. Lasius claviger ant colony has eggs! (youtube.com)


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My current ants species

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#2 Offline BDantsalberta - Posted April 5 2024 - 2:35 PM

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Acquired a new colony of lasius claviger ants from Stateside Ants and noticed today they have eggs. They have been feeding heavily on sugary foods and have eaten some bugs as well, mainly a crushed up baby dubia and some fruit flies. Here is a link to a video of the colony. Lasius claviger ant colony has eggs! (youtube.com)

Nice! Keep this journal updated pls!



#3 Offline The_Gaming-gate - Posted April 5 2024 - 5:48 PM

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Are the workers from the queen, or are they hosts? Also please keep us updated!

Ants are small creatures... but together... they can rule the world.

 

 

 


#4 Offline Naturenut1233 - Posted April 6 2024 - 3:24 PM

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Are the workers from the queen, or are they hosts? Also please keep us updated!

Honestly, I do not know. I believe they are hosts. I got them from stateside ants. I can't wait to watch the colony hopefully expand. Hoping they don't eat the eggs or anything. I'll post more videos later. 


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My current ants species

Lasius Claviger


#5 Offline Artisan_Ants - Posted April 6 2024 - 5:14 PM

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Yeah those are the biological workers. They look fuzzier than regular Lasius hosts; and larger (I’m not super sure so correct me on this).

Keeping:

3x - S. molesta 

1x - C. chromaiodes

2x - F. pallidefulva

2x - C. cerasi

1x - B. depilis

2x P. imparis (colonies) 3x P. imparis queens (1x queen in test tube, 3x queens in test tube, and 6x queens in another test tube. Can't wait to see the results!)

 

Check out my C. chromaiodes journal here: https://www.formicul...aiodes-journal/


#6 Offline BDantsalberta - Posted April 6 2024 - 11:24 PM

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Yeah those are the biological workers. They look fuzzier than regular Lasius hosts; and larger (I’m not super sure so correct me on this).

They could be claviger workers but they probably aren't that queens biological workers.


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#7 Offline Artisan_Ants - Posted April 7 2024 - 4:08 PM

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Yeah those are the biological workers. They look fuzzier than regular Lasius hosts; and larger (I’m not super sure so correct me on this).

They could be claviger workers but they probably aren't that queens biological workers.
Yeah I guess that’s true cause he mentioned eggs.

Keeping:

3x - S. molesta 

1x - C. chromaiodes

2x - F. pallidefulva

2x - C. cerasi

1x - B. depilis

2x P. imparis (colonies) 3x P. imparis queens (1x queen in test tube, 3x queens in test tube, and 6x queens in another test tube. Can't wait to see the results!)

 

Check out my C. chromaiodes journal here: https://www.formicul...aiodes-journal/






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