Camponotus sanctus YELLOW

Camponotus sanctus YELLOW
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Camponotus sanctus YELLOW
Reference : CFOUR-082
Latin name: Camponotus sanctus

Taxonomy: Subfamily: Formicinae, Tribe: Camponotini

Breeding level: Beginner, just provide a good temperature

Geographical distribution: South-East Mediterranean, Afghanistan, Greece, Turkey, Israel

Habitat: Steppes and favorite semi-deserts

Colony form: Monogyne

Queen: Size: 18 - 19mm Color: black with yellow on the first part of the gastre, big and strong (Selection YELLOW)

Workers: Size: 7 - 12mm Color: yellow honey very pronounced by selection

Major: Size 15 - 18mm Color: Black and yellow honey to yellowish brown

Male: Size: 15mm Color: Dark Brown

Food: Honeydew and insects: like flies, mealworms, mosquitoes and small crickets; also fruits

Humidity: Hunting area: 30 - 50% Nest: 50 - 60%

Temperature: Hunting area: 20 - 32 ° C Nest: 24-28 ° C

Hibernation: No, but winter break is recommended from November to March at room temperature

Nest type: All types of nests will suit them, tube foundation with water reserve and then dry nest with a trough in the hunting area.

Description: Camponotus sanctus are among the largest and most beautiful ants in Africa. They are very aggressive and defensive. but attacks only when disturbing the nest with very powerful mandibles.

Development: Swarming from March to July

Foundation: Set in a cloister (without food) Development: 45 days from egg to worker (depending on temperature)

Size of the colony: 10,000 individuals, the queen can reach the age of 20 years.

2024-12-31 79.9079.90 EUR
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