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Latin name: Camponotus castaneus
Taxonomy: Subfamily: Formicinae, Tribe: Camponotini
Breeding level: Intermediate
Geographical spread: United States region New Jersey, Ohio
Habitat: Prairie and Forest
Colony form: Monogyne
Queen: Size: 17 - 18mm Color: Dark to light orange according to specimen
Female workers: Size: 7 - 12mm Color: Dark orange to light according to specimen
Major: Size 15 - 17mm Color: Dark to light orange according to specimen
Male: Size: 13mm Color: Dark Orange
Food: Honeydew and insects: like flies, mealworms, mosquitoes and small crickets; also fruits.
Humidity: Hunting area: 50 - 60% Nest: 50 - 70%
Temperature: Hunting area: 20 - 32 ° C Nest: 24-28 ° C
Hibernation: Yes compulsory from November to March between 12 and 15 degrees.
Nest type: All types of nests will suit them, plexiglass, tube and reconstituted stone.
Description: Camponotus castaneus is one of the largest Camponotus in the United States with a unique color in the genus, slow evolution in the first year and then evolves well.
Development: Swarming from June to July
Foundation: Set in a cloister (without food) Development: 45 days from egg to worker (depending on temperature)
Size of the colony: A few hundred individuals, the queen can reach the age of 20 years.
199.90 EUR -- Queen 2019 + eggs
209.90 EUR -- Queen 2019 + brood
229.90 EUR -- Queen 2019 + 1 - 3 workers
259.90 EUR -- Queen 2019 + 5 - 10 workers
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