Camponotus parius

Camponotus parius
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Camponotus parius
Reference : CFOUR-070
Latin name: Camponotus parius

Taxonomy: Subfamily: Formicinae Tribe: Camponotini

Breeding level: Intermediate: imposes higher demands on temperatures.

Geographical distribution: India, Southeast Asia

Habitat: Rainforest

Colony form: Monogyne

Queen: Size: 14-15mm Color: black with reflections on the gastre, strong thorax

Workers: Size: 5 - 8mm Color: black with silvery reflection on the gaster, polymorph

Major: Size: 10 -12mm

Male: Size: 10 Color: Black

Food: Honeydew and insects: Flies, mealworms, mosquitoes, small crickets, fruits

Humidity: Hunting area: 50 - 70 Nest: 50 - 70%

Temperature: Hunting area: 21 - 35 ° C Nest: 24-28 ° C

Hibernation: none but a winter break of 3 months at room temperature is recommended.

Description: This species native to the regions of India and South-East Asia is really simple breeding provided to meet the conditions of maintenance. The workers are very active and show a high activity in the hunting area with a big aggressiveness once the colony populates.

Development: Swarming at the beginning of the rainy season

Foundation: cloistral (without food)

Size of the colony: several thousand individuals and queen who can live 20 years.

Normal price : 49.90 EUR
2023-12-31 34.9334.93 EUR
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