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Camponotus Cosmicus (Glossy Sugar Ant)

R400.00

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Colony size: Queen +/- 10 worker

Housing: Glass Test Tube
Latin Name: Camponotus cosmicus
Taxonomy: Subfamily: Formicinae Tribe: Camponotini
Keeping Level: (1) for beginners with higher requirements towards climate
Distribution: Africa
Habitat: open Grassland
Colony form: monogyne
Queen: Size: ca. 13mm Colour: black, gaster glossy golden
Worker: Size: minors 5mm, (minor-, meda-, major workers) Colour: black gaster glossy golden
Nutrition: Honeywater and insects e.g. Dipterans like Flies or Mosquitos
Airhumidity: Arena: 30 - 50% Nestpart: 50 - 60%
Temperature: Arena: 21 - 30°C Nestpart: 21 - 28°C
Hibernation: no
Nest form: Build their nest in soil
Kind of Formicaria: Farm-arena, Combi, Basin, Island, Acrylcylinder, Ytong/Plaster
Formicaria size: Size: M - L
Substrate:Farm: Sand-Loam Arena: Sand, Sand-Loam
Planting: similar to Forest- and Mountain areas with moss, grass and other plants
Decoration: Branches, Roots, Treeneedels,
Description: Camponotus cosmicus is a Southern African species, especially the queen has a glossy golden gaster
Founding: claustral (without feeding)
Quantity: one fertilized queen with workers | brood (depending on the season and development)

Additional information

Weight0.03 kg
Dimensions15 × 0.5 × 0.8 cm

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