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Latin name: Camponotus sansabeanus
Taxonomy: Subfamily: Formicinae, Tribe: Camponotini
Breeding level: Intermediate
Geographic distribution: United States region California, Texas, Colorado, Nevada Oregon, Missouri, Louisiana
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.
119.90 EUR -- Queen 2020 2 - 5 workers
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