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Camponotus castaneus

Camponotus castaneus
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Camponotus castaneus
Reference : CFOUR-019
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.

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