Camponotus sansabeanus

Camponotus sansabeanus
 Click on the magnifying glass to see the zoom 
Camponotus sansabeanus
Reference : CFOUR-084
Latin name: Camponotus sansabeanus

Taxonomy: Subfamily: Formicinae, Tribe: Camponotini

Breeding level: Intermediate

Geographic distribution: United States region California, Texas, Colorado, Nevada Oregon, Missouri, Louisiana

Habitat: semi-desert

Colony form: Monogyne

Queen: Size: 17 - 18mm Color: Head and thorax black and orange-brown gaster

Workers: Size: 7 - 12mm Color: Head and thorax black and orange-brown gaster

Major: Size 15 - 17mm Color: Head and thorax black and orange-brown gaster

Male: Size: 13mm Color: Black

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

Humidity: Hunting area: 30 - 50% Nest: 40 - 60%

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

Hibernation: Yes compulsory from November to March between 12 and 15 degrees.

Nest type: All types of nests will suit them, plexiglass, tube and reconstituted stone.

Description: Camponotus sansabeanus is one of the largest Camponotus in the United States with a unique color in the genus, slow evolution in the first year and then evolves well.

Development: Swarming from June to July

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

Size of the colony: A few hundred individuals, the queen can reach the age of 20 years.

Products available : 0
Rating No evaluation No comments Read or write a comment
Add a comment
Email (optional)
Copy the image