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Dinomyrmex ashokai

Dinomyrmex ashokai
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Dinomyrmex ashokai
Reference : DFOUR-005
Latin name: Camponotus fedtchenkoi

Taxonomy: Subfamily: Formicinae, Tribe: Camponotini

Breeding level: Expert, must be raised in natural terra

Geographical distribution: India

Habitat: Subtropical forest

Colony form: Monogyne

Queen: Size: 24 - 27mm Color: black brown head and gastre, reddish thorax

Worker: Size: 12 - 18mm Color: black brown head and gastre, reddish thorax

Major: Size 20 - 24mm Color: black brown head and gastre, reddish thorax

Male: Size: 22mm Color: Black

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

Humidity: Hunting area: 50 - 70% Nest: 60 - 70%

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

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

Nest type: Plaster tube foundation possible and then in natural Terra

Description: Dynomyrmex ashokai is one of the largest species in the world, you have to have a very big experience to provide them with the best conditions to keep possible for a good development.

Development: Swarming in June and 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.

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