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Messor arenarius

Aggiunto il: 08/04/2012
Numero articolo: mear0001
Parole chiave:
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A matt black colored Messor species from the middle east and northern Africa. This species don't requires hibernation and can be kept warm or at room temperatur in winter. Messsor arenarius is a slim gracile and large Messor species that similar like other Messor produces so called ants bread. This species feeds not only exclusively of seeds, but also by other small animals.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Myrmicinae, Tribe Pheidolini
  • Color: black
  • Size: Worker: 5-18 mm, Queen: 20 mm
  • Distribution: Middle East, Northern Africa
  • Characteristics:  polymorph, monogyne
  • Nest building: Soil nests, often under stones
  • Nutrition: Mostly seeds from different rampant plants (also grass), but insects and honeywater too
  • Temperature: 24- 28°C
  • Hibernation: No
  • Air humidity: dry
  • Planting: nothing specific

All of our Messor will be shipped with a small container of hand-picked plant seeds that are most popular for the Messor.seeds

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Messor cephalotes

Aggiunto il: 02/05/2012
Numero articolo: mece0001
Parole chiave:
Nessuno +

Largest Messor species in the world with huge majors - it is highly polymorphic. The young animals of these ants have a bright red color. This species does not require hibernation and can be kept warm.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Myrmicinae, Tribe Pheidolini
  • Color: copper red
  • Distribution: Central and East Africa
  • Characteristics:  polymorph, monogyne
  • Nest building: Large soil nests
  • Nutrition: Mostly seeds from different rampant plants (also grass), but insects and honeywater too
  • Temperature: 24- 28°C
  • Hibernation: No
  • Air humidity: dry
  • Planting: nothing specific

All of our Messor will be shipped with a small container of hand-picked plant seeds that are most popular for the Messor.

seeds

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Messor cf. ebeninus

Aggiunto il: 01/05/2009
Numero articolo: meeb0001
Parole chiave:
Nessuno +

A black colored messor species that can be found in Middle East and North Africa. For that reason this species don't require an extensive hibernation phase and so can be kept warm or at room temperatur in winter.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Myrmicinae, Tribe Pheidolini
  • Color: black
  • Size: Worker: 4-11 mm, Queen: 12-13 mm
  • Distribution: Middle East, Northern Africa
  • Characteristics:  polymorph, monogyne
  • Nest building: Soil nests, often under stones
  • Nutrition: Mostly seeds from different rampant plants (also grass), but insects and honeywater too
  • Temperature: 16- 25°C (Mediterranean)
  • Hibernation: No
  • Air humidity: dry
  • Planting: nothing specific

All of our Messor will be shipped with a small container of hand-picked plant seeds that are most popular for the Messor.seeds

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Con fino a 30 operaie
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Con 50 operaie

Messor cf. minor (Northafrica )

Aggiunto il: 03/08/2013
Numero articolo: mecf0003
Parole chiave:
Nessuno +

Beautiful brown-black colored messor species which is also known as Messor minor hesperius.This species can be found in low lands and also in mountains and don't requires hibernation phase.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Myrmicinae, Tribe Pheidolini
  • Color: Workers: brown with black abdomen, Queen: black
  • Size: Worker: 4-11mm, Queen: 12-13mm
  • Distribution: Northafrica
  • Characteristics:  polymorph
  • Nest building: Soil nests, often under stones
  • Nutrition: Mostly seeds from different rampant plants (also grass), but insects and honeywater too
  • Temperature: 22 - 35 °C
  • Hibernation: No
  • Planting: nothing specific
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Messor hesperius

Aggiunto il: 01/07/2008
Numero articolo: mehe0001
Parole chiave:
Nessuno +

Beautiful brown-black colored messor species which is also known as Messor minor hesperius.This species can be found in low lands and also in mountains and don't requires hibernation phase.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Myrmicinae, Tribe Pheidolini
  • Color: Workers: brown with black abdomen, Queen: black
  • Size: Worker: 4-11mm, Queen: 12-13mm
  • Distribution: Macronesia
  • Characteristics:  polymorph
  • Nest building: Soil nests, often under stones
  • Nutrition: Mostly seeds from different rampant plants (also grass), but insects and honeywater too
  • Temperature: 22 - 30 °C (Mediterranean)
  • Hibernation: No
  • Air humidity: 50-65% (mountains)
  • Planting: nothing specific
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Regina con 20 - 30 operaie
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Con 50 - 90 operaie
Colonia grande - Al momento non disponibile
Con 100 operaie

Messor sp. (Central Africa)

Aggiunto il: 17/05/2013
Numero articolo: mesp0005
Parole chiave:
Nessuno +

Central African Messor species with extra ordinary red colored heads. This species doesn't need hibernation. They subsist on seeds, honey-/sugar water but also insects (similar to many Pheidole species). They will often nests in sand or loamy sand.

  • Taxonomy: Myrmicinae
  • Color: shinny black, red heads
  • Distribution: Central Africa
  • Nutrition: Mostly seeds from different rampant plants (also grass), but insects and honeywater too
  • Temperature: 25 - 35 °C
  • Hibernation: No
  • Air humidity: Dry climateseeds
  • Nest building: Soil nests, loam, pebbles
  • Planting: nothing specific
  • Class: easy to keep

All Messor will be included with untreated hand-picked plant seeds.

 

 

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Con 20 - 40 operaie
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Con 40 - 60 operaie

Messor sp. (Nordafrika)

Aggiunto il: 17/05/2013
Numero articolo: mesp0006
Parole chiave:
Nessuno +

Nothern African Messor species  This species doesn't need hibernation. They subsist on seeds, honey-/sugar water but also insects (similar to many Pheidole species). They often nests in sand or loamy sand.

  • Taxonomy: Myrmicinae
  • Color: black brown
  • Distribution: Nothern Africa
  • Nutrition: Mostly seeds from different rampant plants (also grass), but insects and honeywater too
  • Temperature: 25 - 35 °C
  • Hibernation: No
  • Air humidity: Dry climate
  • Nest building: Soil nests, loam, pebbles
  • Planting: nothing specificseeds
  • Class: easy to keep

All Messor will be included with untreated hand-picked plant seeds.

 

 

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Con circa 20 - 30 operaie
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Con 50 operaie

Myrmicaria sp. "Africa"

Aggiunto il: 27/10/2010
Numero articolo: mysp0002
Parole chiave:
Nessuno +

A dominant Myrmicaria species from East Africa which builds large nests. This species builds dense streets with ants like Atta in the new world. They build crateriform nests often arround tree trunks.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Myrmicinae, Tribe Myrmicariini
  • Origin: East Africa
  • Characteristics: Monomorph, can not sting
  • Hibernation: No
  • Nest bulding: soil nests, near tree trunks
  • Nutrition: honeywater, insects
  • Temperature: 26 - 30°C
  • Air humidity: dry (veld)

    • These ants have many features that wants a holder : 
    •     They are diurnal
    •     go actively hunt prey
    •     run on roads
    •     can very well hold in a nest ytong
    •     there is always something to watch



 

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Con 50-100 operaie
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Con circa 800-1000 operaie

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