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Tetramorium caespitum

Tetramorium caespitum
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Tetramorium caespitum
Reference : TFOUR-010
Latin name: Tetramorium caespitum

Taxonomy: Subfamily: Myrmicinae Tribes: Tetramoriini

Breeding level: Beginner

Geographical distribution: Europe to Western Siberia.

Habitat: Open landscapes, forest edges exposed to the sun, dirt roads, urban areas often on isolated surfaces.

Colony form: Monogyne

Queen: Size: 7 - 8mm Color: Dark Brown

Female workers: Size: 2 - 4mm Color: Dark brown

Major: No

Male: Size: 5-7mm Color: Black

Food: Mainly insectivorous, such as mealworms, flies, mosquitoes, crickets, etc. Honeydew and some seeds from time to time.

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

Temperature: Hunting area: 20 - 28 ° C Nest: 22 - 27 ° C

Hibernation: Yes, from early November to early mid-March between 8 and 14 ° C

Nest type: Plexiglas nest, nest with tubes, reconstituted stone nest.

Description: Tetramorium caespitum is a small, fast-growing species, very aggressive with other ant species and very good hunters.

Development: Swarming from July to August.

Foundation: Set in a cloister (without food) Development: 30 days from egg to worker (depending on temperature)

Size of the colony: Up to 10,000 individuals, the queen can reach the age of 15 years.

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