Espadaler, X., Santamaria, S. 2012. La faune myrmécologique de différents peuplements forestiers caractérisant la zone des basses Laurentides, Québec (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). 2018. ... Formica neogagates. Oecologia 161(1):161-171. Letendre M., A. Francoeur, R. Beique, and J.-G. Pilon. Ants collected on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. To obtain an APHIS permit, please visit www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/resources/permits. 1978. Leaf litter and arboreal ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a Mid-Atlantic Forest. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 70: 65–87. Part II. 1988. Entomol. The Great Lakes Entomologist 47(3-4): 149-165. 18: 277-312 (page 300, revived from synonymy as variety/subspecies of fusca), Creighton, W. S. 1950a. Iowa State Coll. Environ. A highly sought after species among intermediate and advanced ant-keepers, Formica subsericea is famous for the aggressive nature of its workers. The ants of Ashtabula County, Ohio (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Frye J. 2005. A. Out of stock. But, the species is closely related to Fusca. 1986. Origin and elaboration of a major evolutionary transition in individuality. A collection of ants from southcentral Ohio. Formica subsericea Index. Native and exotic ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Georgia: Ecological Relationships with implications for development of biologically-based management strategies. Northeastern Naturalist 9(3): 267-284. Longino, J.T. Long-term Impacts of Controlled Burns on the Ant Community (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of a Sandplain Forest in Vermont. 2014. Maine Agricultural and forest experiment station, The University of Maine, Technical Bulletin 206. Posted 3 years ago 11 notes . Queen: 11mm. North Dakota Historical Quarterly 11:231-271. Coloration/Hue: Black with silky, silver pubescence. Am. Formica subsericea is a species of ant in the genus Formica. A list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Edwin S. George Reserve, Livingston County, Michigan. 97(3): 513-518. Ward and Ann M. Fraser. Good luck to you guys as well! Wheeler G. C., J. N. Wheeler, and P. B. Kannowski. K-K. Zool.-Bot. It is apart of the Formica fusca group. A list of the ants of Manitoba. 40(6): 1397-1404. Ants of North Dakota, Wheeler, G.C. B. Keiper. 2000. 1981. MUSEUM RECORDS COLLATED BY ISRAEL DEL TORO. 2010. Yitbarek S., J. H. Vandermeer, and D. Allen. Ecology 60(6): 1211-1224. Entomol. Zettler J. Environ. Ive never kept a colony journal before, so I am super excited to start one now! Kennedy C. H., and C. A. Dennis. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 37: 447-480. Talbot M. 1976. Personal communication on November 25th 2013. Related Videos. Variation in Communities of Seed-Dispersing Ants in Habitats with Different Disturbance in Knox County, Ohio. The ants of North America. A preliminary list of ants from Illinois. and S.A. Marshall. Ellison A. M., and E. J. Farnsworth. Entomological News 50:161-165. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Zoologia Generale e Agraria della Reale Scuola Superiore d'Agricoltura. Need a queen ID(Lasius alienus, Formica subsericea) - The Ant Farm and Myrmecology Forum Doctor of Philosophy thesis, University of Georgia. Formica subsericea is known to be enslaved by Formica densiventris, Formica densiventris, Formica pergandei and Polyergus mexicanus, and to be a host for the temporary parasites Formica dakotensis and probably Formica knighti. Guide to the insects of Connecticut. Heithaus R. E., and M. Humes. Jahrb. Dowloaded on 5th February 2014 at. 115(1–4): 28–32. A revision of the ants of the genus Formica (Linné) Mayr. Sturtevant A. H. 1931. That formica subsericea queen I caught last month has a big ole pile of larvae now!!! Carroll T. M. 2011. Florida Entomologist 86(1):43-48. A list of the ants of Washington State. 1 … Letendre M., and J. Memoires de la Societe Entomologique du Quebec 3: 1-316. MacGown, J.A. Sci. Combining both inspirational and timeless looks, including characteristic such as horizontal graining, light, dark and neutralised shades. Native and Exotic Queen Ants For Sale - Fresh mated Queens and colonies available - Worldwide Postage (she is in the lower right). 4: 137-142. Jour. Accessed on February 5th 2014 at. A comparison of the effectiveness of pitfall traps and winkler litter samples for characterization of terrestrial ant (Formicidae) communities in temperate savannas. The Combined Effects of Exogenous and Endogenous Variability on the Spatial Distribution of Ant Communities in a Forested Ecosystem (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Biodiversity of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in golf course and lawn turf habitats in Kentucky. 0:46. A., T. Frye, and T. W. Suman. Brinkman, W.A. She looks exactly the same, all black with silver all the way to the end of her abdomen. Ants of North Dakota. Wood Grains. A preliminary list of the ants of Kansas (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Wheeler, G.C. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science 78(2): 45-49. 2004. Francoeur. Lessard, J.-P., R. R. Dunn and N. J. Sanders. Deyrup M., C. Johnson, G. C. Wheeler, J. Wheeler. Rafiqi, A.M., Rajakumar, A., Abouheif, E. 2020. Brown. New Formica subsericea Queen in Test Tube - Day 2 [HD] Report. Myrmecocystus mexicanus in a Mini Hearth formicarium. Wang C., J. Strazanac and L. Butler. Ground-inhabiting ants collected in a mixed hardwood southern Appalachian forest in Eastern Tennessee. Ants of North Carolina: an updated list (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). An Annotated List of the Ants of Maine (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Del Toro I., K. Towle, D. N. Morrison, and S. L. Pelini. Sci. Queen: 11mm Worker/s: 4-6mm History: Otherwise known as the Black Field Ant or Silky Field Ant. PERSONAL COMMUNICATION. Formica pallidefulva. Longino Collection Database. Johnson R. Personnal Database. Shik, J., A. Francoeur and C. Buddle. An annotated list of the ants of the Snake River Plains, Idaho (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Wien 36: 419-464 (page 426, Junior synonym of fusca), Say, T. 1836. Master's Thesis Purdue university, 385 pages. The enslaved species belong to the Formica neogagates, fusca, and pallidefulva species groups. Deyrup, M. 2003. Lucky, and R. R. Dunn. Menke S. B., and N. Vachter. J. Sci. (Convolvulaceae). Revision taxonomique des especes nearctiques du group fusca, genre Formica. Most field ants pass their days contentedly building their shallow, low-mound nests near rocks and trees, blissfully unaware of a dark underworld i… Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 169:221-284, Campbell K. U., and T. O. Crist. Los Angeles: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, vii + 138 pp. Canadian Field-Naturalist 119(1): 38-42. This species, like the other members of the Formica sanguinea species group, is a socially-parasitic ant species. Entomol. Toennisson T. A., N. J. Sanders, W. E. Klingeman, and K. M. Vail. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 33: 560-577. Environmental Entomology 46(3): 470–479. An Formica subsericea in uska species han Formicidae nga ginhulagway ni Thomas Say hadton 1836. 1994. 2003. The ants of Utah. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 79(4):325-340. Browse more videos. OHIO J. SCI. Ants collected during the 25th Annual Cross Expedition at Tims Ford State Park, Franklin County, Tennessee. Ants of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Tennessee and North Carolina). Northeastern Naturalist 21(1): NENHC-13–NENHC-24. Rowles, A.D. and J. Silverman. Ellison A. M., E. J. Farnsworth, and N. J. Gotelli. An annotated checklist and key to the species of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Chesapeake Bay region. Psyche (Cambridge) 38: 73-79. Free and Open Access to Biodiversity Data. 2018. Psyche 95:101-114, Wheeler, G.C. The ants of Mountain Lake, Virginia. Gardner and H.B. and C.G. Distribution: They prefer woodland habitats but can be found in semi-urbanized areas including suburban neighbourhoods. Wheeler W. M. 1900. Part VI. and J. Wheeler. 2013. 2014. O'Neill J.C. and Dowling A.P.G. Clark Adam. Formica subsericea queen resting amidst her work. Wallace, C. Chamberlin-Graham, J.P. Nutter and H.E. The Ants (hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Alabama. The workers emerging from this brood accept the intruding queen as their own. Wheeler W. M. 1905. Philadelphia: Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, 496 pp. Environ. Headley A. E. 1943. Smith F. 1941. Out of stock. Wheeler W. M. 1916. The slave-making ant, Formica sanguinea subintegra Emery, its raids, nuptual flights and nest structure. Playing next. Guénard B., K. A. Mccaffrey, A. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Manitoba 45:34-49. A Functional Comparison of Swimming Behavior in Two Temperate Forest Ants (, Mayr, G. 1886d. Ellison A. M., S. Record, A. Arguello, and N. J. Gotelli. Latin Name: Formica (Serviformica) subsericea: Trivialname: Black field ant: Taxonomy: Subfamily: Formicinae Tribe: Formicini Keeping Level: (2) in small basins they make easily use of their formicacid Distribution: Northamerica: Habitat: prefers open xeric and halfxeric grassland, avoids closed areas The Hymenoptera, or wasp-like insects, of Connecticut. 577-601 in: Viereck, H. L. 1916. Florida Entomologist 57: 115-116. lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C86CFDBF-61D9-48EE-9C2E-325FC0462B10: persistent identifier. 3: 1-316 (page 172, revived from synonymy, raised to species, and senior synonym of lecontei), Gripshover, N. D., S. P. Yanoviak, and E. M. Gora. Wright. Entomol. Ant Diversity in Two Southern Minnesota Tallgrass Prairie Restoration Sites. Ann. 40(5): 1067-1073. Révision taxonomique des espèces néarctiques du groupe fusca, genre Formica (Formicidae, Hymenoptera). Ants of Nantucket Island, Mass. A latitudinal gradient in rates of ant predation. American Entomologist 62(3): 182-193. 41(2): 222-232. The ants of the Kildeer plain area of Ohio (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Community Structure, Ecological and Behavioral Traits of Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Massachusetts Open and Forested Habitats. [concl.]. A., and R. L. Brown. Ipser R. M. 2004. Ayre. Formicidae. Tar Heel Ants. Effectiveness of Winkler litter extraction and pitfall traps in sampling ant communities and functional groups in a temperate forest. Wesson L. G., and R. G. Wesson. 2011. Formica subsericea Say is common in open and partially open woodlands and forest ecotones of eastern North American temperate forests [ 40 ]. 2012. 6-8 workers. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. The ant fauna of inland sand dune communities in Worcester County, Maryland. Inventaire des fourmis de la Station de Biologie de l'Universite de Montreal, St-Hippolyte, Quebec (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Technical Publications 10: 32-44, Dubois, M.B. An Undergraduate Honors, University of Arkansas. American Midland Naturalist 102(2):353-362. Comp. The effect of human activity on ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) richness at the Mont St. Hilaire Biosphere Reserve, Quebec. 1985. Choate B., and F. A. Drummond. Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists, References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics, Key to Nearctic Formica fusca group males, Key to Nearctic Formica fusca group queens, Key to Nearctic Formica fusca group workers, Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World. Pp. Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description. integra are a red two-tone color, often the abdomen is much darker than the thorax.F. 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Formica subsericea Formica subsericea colony - Founded in 2019 - Currently have between 10-30 workers, pupae, larvae, eggs, and a very active queen. Occasional Papers of the Boston Society of Natural History 7: 1-24. 21: 371-403. Ant diversity and distribution in Acadia National Park, Maine. Am. New distributional records of ants in Arkansas. Lessard J. P., R. R. Dunn, C. R. Parker, and N. J. Sanders. The effects of restoration age and prescribed burns on grassland ant community structure. 1: 209-305 (page 289, worker, male described). Camponotus castaneus Queen with first workers and pupae (1-3 workers, 6-8 pupae) available. Bulletin 22: 1-824. New ants from Ohio and Indiana, Formica prociliata, F. querquetulana, F. postoculata and F. lecontei, (Formicidae: Hymenoptera). 2007. Northeastern Naturalist 20: 1-12. 103 (4): 89-97. Northeastern Naturalist 21(1): 1-12. Wing M. W. 1939. 1981. This colony was 48 workers Feb 23 and is now over 175 as of May 1. Die Formiciden der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika. 2004. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 53: 379-565. The transportation of live queen ants between state lines is strictly prohibited by the United States Department of Agriculture, and under no circumstances will out of state sales be allowed without proof of a valid APHIS permit. Cokendolpher J. C., and O. F. Francke. The Great Lakes Entomologist 26(4): 297-310. Without many natural predators, rural populations of F. subsericea grow to extraordinary sizes and have even been known to develop symbiotic relationships with other ants including Monomorium minimum and Myrmica lobifrons. Ant diversity in pitcher-plant bogs of Massachussetts. It is apart of the Formica fusca group. Nearctic Region: United States (type locality). Southeastern Naturalist 1: 215-228. Del Toro, I. Ivanov K., L. Hightower, S. T. Dash, and J. 2014. © 2018-2019 Antsylvania Ant Adoption. New records of ants in Kansas, III. Polyergus mexicanus and Formica subsericea in an oak woodland in eastern Missouri, USA (James Trager). Silky Field AntsA highly sought after species among intermediate and advanced ant-keepers, Formica subsericea is famous for the aggressive nature of its workers. 2004. 50: 161-165, Nuhn, T.P. The ants of Casco Bay, Maine, with observations on two races of Formica sanguinea Latreille. Trans. Wheeler W. M. 1906. Blades, D.C.A. A colony of formica subsericea with 10-15 workers. Ant Diversity and Distribution (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Throughout Maine Lowbush Blueberry Fields in Hancock and Washington Counties. They prefer 22-26 Celsius and like around 50% humidity, though there is slight variation across species. Sold as live feeder insects for reptiles. An annotated list of the ants of Maine (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). CRC Press, 423 pages. Consequences of Forest Clear-Cuts for Native and Nonindigenous Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). and W.E. 1973. 1963. 2005. Lopez R., and D. A. Potter. Biological survey of the Mount Desert Region. List of the Formicidae. Nature 585, 239–244. 2: 43-69. The ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of western Texas. The ants of Indiana (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). and JV.G. Iowa Acad. 1994. 2005. 2014. Formica subsericea queen and young colony in her Mini Hearth habitat. It is found in the eastern United States and Canada.Workers of this species are incredibly fast and quite timid. Beckmann R. L., and J. M. Stucky. 1973. They grow large colonies up to 5000 workers in just 3 years. Entomol. Mahon M. B., K. U. Campbell, and T. O. Crist. Out of stock. Hayes W. P. 1925. Environmental Entomology. An Ecological Survey of Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a Landscaped Suburban Habitat. 2003. Northeastern Naturalist 25(2): 341-354. She has come a long way in her first three months. Peeler. 1989. Native and exotic ant in Mississippi state parks. Hill. The Ants of Ohio (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Ohio Biological Survey Bulletin New Series Volume 15(2):1-196. Influences on the Structure of Suburban Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Communities and the Abundance of Tapinoma sessile. Forster J.A. Hymenoptera of Beulah, New Mexico. Entomol. J. An Formica subsericea in nahilalakip ha genus nga Formica, ngan familia nga formicidae. Van Pelt A., and J. General D., and L. Thompson. Formica ants are comprised of three species: Formica integra (red wood ants), Formica subsericea, and Formica exectoides (Allegheny mound ant).F. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 17(1): 23-28. Fauna of New England. Rapid Inventory of the Ant Assemblage in a Temperate Hardwood Forest: Species Composition and Assessment of Sampling Methods. Cole A. C., Jr. 1942. 2017. 1944. Environ. 165 pages. Florida Entomologist 72: 91-101. Wheeler W. M. 1908. A checklist of the ants of Montana. Entomology 591607 (MCZ:Ent:591607); Formica subsericea; North America: United States: New York: Suffolk: Long Island; Lilco Power Strip, Champlin St. South Centereach; Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Formicini Formica subsericea; American Midland Naturalist 24: 89-103. An annotated list of the ants of New Jersey. Zool. Adopt an ant colony with an egg-laying queen today. -G. Pilon. Graham, J.H., A.J. Belcher A. K., M. R. Berenbaum, and A. V. Suarez. Am. 1990. Deyrup M. 2016. 217 pages, DuBois M. B. Formica queens often stop laying eggs as autumn approaches, because members of this genus do not keep any brood over the winter. 8127 publication LSID. 2017. My formica subsericea queen's test tube seems to have run dry (has been for awhile) I wanted to make sure she moves before hibernation so the colony will have enough water to make it through winter. Waray hini subspecies nga nakalista. An annotated list of the ants of Idaho (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). History: Otherwise known as the Black Field Ant or Silky Field Ant. 2018. Cole A. C., Jr. 1936. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 2003. $70. Personal Communication. Trans. Their gasters have a silvery sheen in the sunlight. Wheeler G. C., and J. Wheeler. Formiche del Nord America raccolte dal Prof. F. Silvestri. Choate B., and F. A. Drummond. B. Gentry. 0:36. Coovert G. A. All Rights Reserved. Extrafloral Nectaries and Plant Guarding in Ipomoea pandurata (L.) G. F. W. Mey. Eidmann V. H., and H. Münden. Fully Claustral/Semi-Claustral/Social Parasites: Fully Claustral Setup (Out… 19(3): 199-208. The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World. In Biodiversity of the Schoodic Peninsula: Results of the Insect and Arachnid Bioblitzes at the Schoodic District of Acadia National Park, Maine. 1979. 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She is around 3/8 of an inch in length and found in southern New Jersey. Zur Kenntnis der Ameisenfauna von Sudlabrador. Geogr. Forster. The Maryland Naturalist 31: 61-106. Prairie Nat. A Survey of the Ants (hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Arkansas and the Ozark Mountains. 2010. Ipser, R.M., M.A. A Checklist of the Ants of South Dakota. Formica ® Solid Surfacing - Surell ® is a smooth and robust material that retains its beauty in kitchen tops, vanity tops and counter tops at home and commercial place. Jeanne R. J. Soc. Without many natural predators, rural populations of F. subsericea grow to extraordinary sizes and have even been known to develop symbiotic relationships with other ants including Monomorium minimum and Myrmica lobifrons. Wheeler W. M. 1906. Workers of this species are commonly found working as slaves in Polyergus colonies. Rarity and Diversity in Forest Ant Assemblages of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The colony-founding female forces her way into a small colony of another species of Formica, somehow gets rid of its queen and workers and appropriates its nest and brood. Texas Tech University 30:1-76. Subfamilies Ecitoninae, Ponerinae, Pseudomyrmecinae, Dolichoderinae, and Formicinae. pages 133-156 in Advances in Myrmecology, J. Trager. Amstutz M. E. 1943. Insectes Sociaux 56(2):149-456. Ants of Florida: identification and natural history. 36(4): 766-775. An annoted list of the ants of Staten Island and Long Island, N. Y. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 17(1): 1-25. Balbach. Proverbs 6:6-8 publication ID. Ant species assembly in constructed grasslands isstructured at patch and landscape levels. 2013. 104: 1-585 (page 532, Junior synonym of fusca), Emery, C. 1893k. and J. Wheeler. Biol. 2006. This species is a host for the fungus Laboulbenia formicarum (a pathogen) (Espadaler & Santamaria, 2012). Northeastern Naturalist, 21(3): 446-471. I currently have a light source shining on the test tube it there anything else I should do? Merle W. W. 1939. Targeted sampling increases knowledge and improves estimates of ant species richness in Rhode Island. Biological Bulletin (Woods Hole). I also found her around the same spot that I caught the last Formica subsericea queen. 112 pages. 18pages. Wheeler W. M. 1928. Great Basin Naturalist 35(4):379-396, Wheeler, G.C. The habits of Ponera and Stigmatomma. Southeastern Naturalist 7(3):429-448, Gregg R. E. 1945 (1944). 29: 56-87. $90. Master of Science, Auburn University. Out of stock. Status: Formica rubicunda is named for the bright reddish coloration of these ants (rubicunda is based on the Latin for reddish or ruddy) (Ellison et al., 2012). 1933. 29: 579-586. Ivanov K. 2019. Dufour's gland secretion as a repellent used during usurpation by the slave-maker ant, Warren II, R.J., Bayba, S., Krupp, K.T. Sociobiology 42(3): 701-713. The ants of the Chicago region. Southeastern Naturalist 3(1): 113-126, Menke S. B., E. Gaulke, A. Hamel, and N. Vachter. 1988. Distribution: They prefer woodland habitats but can be found in semi-urbanized areas including suburban neighbourhoods. MacGown, J.A. Emlen, J.C. Zak, W.R. Long, M.P. Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Formica fusca: Emery, 1893k PDF: 659; Buren, 1944a PDF: 300. Survey of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Tombigbee National Forest in Mississippi. Lexington, Ky. : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013. Menozzi C. 1932. Environmental Entomology. if its lasius neoniger she will not lay eggs until after hibernation. 7. 1989. Soc. 2009. 2010. 2006. Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey. Zoologischer Anzeiger 101(7): 202-221. 2011. Jan 6, 2016 - Formica subsericea, Field Ant by Derek Hauffe Photography Le Naturaliste Canadien 100(3): 195-235. Entomological News. Survey of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Tombigbee National Forest in Mississippi. A preliminary list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Alabama, U.S.A. Entomological News 116(2):61-74. When the workers of the slave-making species … The ants of Ohio (Hymenoptera, Formicidae): an updated checklist. An Annotated list of the ants of Illionois. Psyche (Cambridge) 41: 221-227. MacGown J. 1940. The insect fauna. Cole A. C., Jr. 1949. Ges. Their gasters have a silvery sheen in the sunlight. Entomol. 2007. 1971. 2005. 2020. Formicoidea. Entomological News 36: 69-73. Kittelson P. M., M. P. Priebe, and P. J. Graeve. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 79(4):325-340. Gibbs M. M., P. L. Lambdin, J. F. Grant, and A. M. Saxton. Ill. Acad. Kovacic, J.J. Duda, D.C. Freeman, J.M. Le Naturaliste Canadien 98(4): 591-606. Wilson E. O., and A. Francoeur. Interacting effects of urbanization and coastal gradients on ant thermal responses. Ant Diversity Sampling on the Southern Cumberland Plateau: A Comparison of Litter Sifting and Pitfall Trapping. 1922. Portici. Five workers isn't bad for your queen's first year -- she may lay more, but she will be fine with those workers. Martelli, M.G., M.M. Formica ants, usually called “field ants,” are among the United States’ largest and most common ants. Formica subsericea is known to be enslaved by Formica densiventris, Formica densiventris, Formica pergandei and Polyergus mexicanus, and to be a host for the temporary parasites Formica dakotensis and probably Formica knighti. Insecta Mundi 2(3&4):230-239, Wheeler, G.C., J. Wheeler and P.B. Boston J. Nat. Recently captured and has started laying eggs. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamerikanischen Ameisenfauna. Zootaxa 3552: 1-36. Mém. Identity Taxonomic Tree Distribution Table Natural enemy of Distribution Maps Summary. Fauna of New England. Tiere 7: 633-682 (page 659, revived from synonymy as variety/subspecies of fusca), Francoeur, A. Procter W. 1938. This page was last edited on 31 October 2020, at 05:14. 2009. 1979. American Journal of Botany 68(1): 72-79. Ants of the Formica fusca group in Florida. Follow. Great Lakes Entomologist 26:1:297-310, Wheeler, G.C., J. Wheeler, T.D. Lubertazi, D. Personal Communication. An updated list of Florida ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). 2012. I have had a couple of Formica subsericea colonies for over two years now, and I would like to paint you a picture of the life of my favorite Formica subsericea colony. 2010. Formica Subsericea Ant Queen With Eggs. The Ants of Ohio (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Monomorium minimum. This is our collection of most of the field ants, or Serviformica. Entomol. Datasheet. American Midland Naturalist 28: 358-388. 1988. A Survey of Ground-Dwelling Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Georgia. Ohio Biological Survey, Inc. 15(2): 1-207. Description. Occasional Papers of the Boston Society of Natural History 7: 1-24. Syst. Tanquary M. C. 1912. It is often confused with another Formica species, Formica fusca. Queen part of Formica Fusca group. Mountain ants of Nevada. Formica subsericea Toolbox. I found this queen today after a heavy rain storm. Lasius neoniger. Specimen Data from Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard, Lynch J. F. 1988. New Formica subsericea Queen in Test Tube - Day 2 [HD] Hapromenta. The ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Savannah River Plant, South Carolina. The ants of Yellowstone National Park. 1937. Canadian Entomologist 68: 34-39. Gripshover et al. 2005. and J. Wheeler. Mann H. R., E. Rowe, J. Selfridge, and D. L. Price. 5 years ago | 7 views. Ann. Psyche Article ID 168478, 10 pages (doi:10.1155/2012/168478). Drummond F. A., A. M. llison, E. Groden, and G. D. Ouellette. Northwestern Naturalist 27(3):576–584. Worker/s: 4-6mm. integra feeds on other arthropods like sawfly larvae, bark beetles, termites, honey bees and tends aphids, psyllids and scale insects for honeydew. Psyche (Cambridge) 35: 10-11. Krzysik, D.A. A preliminary list of the ants of Florida. Out of stock. Adorable little squiggle babies : D I need to come up with a good name now. These are 1st year colonies. 2008. Wheeler J. N., G. C. Wheeler, R. J. Lavigne, T. A. Christiansen, and D. E. Wheeler. In addition to the ant colony, your purchase will include the following: While we prefer that most transactions be carried out in person at a time and location agreed upon by Antsylvania and the customer, shipping options will be provided once an online transaction is completed. Great Lakes Entomologist 8: 245-246. Soc. 2016. MacGown. Ouellette G. D., F. A. Drummond, B. Choate and E. Groden. Mus. Laberge. Soc. Descriptions of new species of North American Hymenoptera, and observations on some already described. 1973. In other news, I have a Formica subsericea queen with many eggs, and what I believe to be lasius neoniger, no eggs yet but caught last week around this time. Ant Community Composition across a Gradient of Disturbed Military Landscapes at Fort Benning, Georgia. Checklist of the ants of Michigan (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Abt. The influence of insecticides and vegetation in structuring Formica Mound ant communities (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Maine lowbush blueberry. lol So, I found another Formica subsericea queen while hiking down my local creek. Kannowski. 2015. Energy, Savannah River Ecology Lab., Aiken, SC., Report SRO-NERP-14, 56 p. Viereck H. L. 1903. Coovert, G.A. Nuptial flights typically occur in July or August. Nests of F. subsericea are usually deep and the nest entrance is often in a dead log or adjacent to large stones. Checklist and key to the Formica neogagates, fusca, genre Formica original description ( doi:10.1155/2012/168478 formica subsericea queen Morrison, K.! Ant, Formica fusca Tims Ford State Park, Maine, with observations on already! Rockwood Park, Maine evolutionary transition in individuality mm and workers from.! 2.0.: revisiting M. R. Berenbaum, and K. M. Vail zoobank.org::... 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