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Camponotus pseudoirritans

Camponotus pseudoirritans
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Camponotus pseudoirritans
Reference : CFOUR-078
Latin name: Camponotus pseudoirritans

Taxonomy: Subfamily: Formicinae, Tribe: Camponotini

Breeding level: (2) easy to maintain species with higher climatic requirements

Geographical distribution: China

Habitat: Rainforest

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.

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2020-12-31 69.9069.90 EUR
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