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Cataglyphis sp. 1

Added on: 3/4/2015
Article number: casp0022
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Very fortified aggressive ant species with good sight. It is a long-legged and fast moving ant species. They almost can't climb glass panes.

  • Taxonomy: Formicinae
  • Color: black, shiny
  • Characteristics: strong polymorph
  • Size:4 - 8 mm
  • Distribution: north africa
  • Nutrition: Honey- or sugar water and insects
  • Hibernation: Yes (slight)
  • Temperature: 20 - 35 °C (summer, outside the nest)
  • Nest building: Build their nest deep in soil, creates calderas
  • Planting: steppe like
  • Class: medium



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Colony - Currently not available
with 10-20 workers