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Latin name: Camponotus morosus
Taxonomy: Subfamily: Formicinae, Tribe: Camponotini
Breeding level: Intermediate
Geographical distribution: Chile and Argentina
Habitat: Hardwood forests
Colony form: Monogyne
Queen: Size: 11 - 13mm Color: Head and thorax black masts, shiny black gastre
Worker: Size: 4 - 7mm Color: Head and thorax black mast, shiny black gastre
Major: Size 10 - 12mm Color: Head and thorax black masts, shiny black gastre
Male: Size: 8mm Color: Black
Food: Honeydew and insects: like flies, mealworms, mosquitoes and small crickets; also fruits.
Humidity: Hunting area: 50 - 70% Nest: 50 - 80%
Temperature: Hunting area: 18 - 28 ° 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 morosus is a black Camponotus from western South America. They are very active outside the nest. They can bite vigorously and tolerate cooler temperatures.
Development: Swarming from June to July
Foundation: Claustral (without food) Development: 30 days from egg to worker (depending on temperature).
Size of the colony: Several thousand individuals, the queen can reach the age of 15 years.
59.90 EUR -- Queen 2019 + 10 - 15 workers
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