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Latin name: Camponotus pseudoirritans
Taxonomy: Subfamily: Formicinae, Tribe: Camponotini
Breeding level: (2) easy to maintain species with higher climatic requirements
Geographical distribution: China
Colony form: Monogyne
Queen: Size: 14 - 15mm Color: Dark brown, strong thorax
Workers: Size: 6 - 8mm Color: Head: dark brown / black, Thorax: brown to yellowish Gastre: brown to dark brown (partly with light yellow stripes).
Soldiers: Size 9 - 12mm Color: Head: dark brown / black, Thorax: brown to yellowish Gastre: brown to dark brown (partly with light yellow stripes).
Male: Size: 10mm Color: black
Food: Honeydew and insects: like flies, mealworms, mosquitoes and small crickets; also fruits
Humidity: Hunting area: 50 - 70% Nest: 50 - 70%
Temperature: Hunting area: 21 - 35 ° C Nest: 24-28 ° C
Hibernation: None but winter break at room temperature for 3 months advised
Nest type: Plexiglass nest, nest with classical tube or plaster, reconstituted stone nest
Description: Camponotus pseudoirritans is a rapidly growing species from China once reached the second year. Very simple breeding it will delight both breeders beginners and confirmed. Colored in an interesting way, which presents a great variance of color.
Development: Swarming at the beginning of the rainy season
Foundation: Claustral (without food) Development: 28 days from egg to worker (depending on temperature)
Size of the colony: Several thousand individuals, the queen can reach the age of 20 years.
69.90 EUR -- Queen 2020 + 1 - 5 workers
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