Notostigma foreli

Notostigma foreli
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Notostigma foreli
Reference : NFOUR-005
Latin name: Notostigma foreli

Breeding level: Intermediate

Geographical distribution: Autralia

Habitat: Tropical forest

Colony form: Monogyne

Queen: Size: 20 - 22mm Color: Orange yellow

Workers: Size: 10 - 12mm Color: Reddish head, orange-yellow thorax and gastre

Soldier: No

Male: Size: Color:

Food: Honeydew and insectivores, such as mealworms, flies, mosquitoes, crickets etc ...

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

Temperature: Hunting area: 24-30 ° C Nest: 26-28 ° C

Hibernation: No

Nest type: Plaster tube, reconstituted stone nest or terra

Description: Magnificent rare species in breeding, very large with beautiful colors, you might think it is a big Camponotus, but it is a species that does not have a major, this species is mainly active in the evening and forms very increases the colonies.

Development: Swarming October to January

Foundation: Take place in a cloistered manner (without food) Development: 40 days from egg to worker (depending on temperature)

Size of the colony: up to 20,000 individuals, the queen can reach the age of 15 years.

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