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Camponotus rufipes

Camponotus rufipes
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Camponotus rufipes
Reference : CFOUR-080
Latin name: Camponotus rufipes

Taxonomy: Subfamily: Formicinae, Tribe: Camponotini

Breeding level: Intermediate

Geographical distribution: Brazil and Guyana

Habitat: tropical forests

Colony form: Monogyne

Queen: Size: 17 mm Color: Head and thorax dark brown, Gastre and legs light yellowish-brown

Workers: Size: 8 - 9mm Color: Head and thorax dark brown, Gastre and legs light yellowish-brown

Major: Size 12 - 15mm Color: Head and thorax dark brown, Gastre and legs light yellowish-brown

Male: Size: 12mm Color: Black

Food: Honeydew and insects: such as flies, mealworms, mosquitoes and small locusts; also fruit.

Humidity: Hunting area: 30 - 50% Nest: 50 - 70%

Temperature: Hunting area: 21 - 30 ° C Nest: 24-28 ° C

Hibernation: No

Type of nest: All types of nests will suit them, plexiglass, tube and reconstituted stone.

Description: Camponotus rufipes develop very quickly and form very large colonies. They are also very good hunters and very active.

Development: Swarming at different times of the year depending on the origin

Foundation: Takes place in a cloistered manner (without food) Development: 35 days from egg to worker (depending on temperature).

Size of the colony: Several thousand individuals, the queen can reach the age of 15 years

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2021-12-31 119.90119.90 EUR
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