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Pachycondyla cf tridentata

Added on: 11/10/2016
Article number: pacf0003
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  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Ponerinae, Tribe Ponerini
  • Distribution: South Asia
  • Color: black
  • Size: 20 - 21 mm
  • Appearance: black, a little bit red
  • Hibernation: No
  • Nutrition: Honey-/Sugar water and insects
  • Temperature: warm, 24 - 28°C (Rainforest climate)
  • Humidity: high
  • Soil condition: Humus layer soil
  • Nest building: rotten wood (tree roots/branches)
  • Planting: Any rain forest plants
  • Keeping level: easy
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Pheidole cf. noda

Added on: 6/21/2009
Article number: phcf0001
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This is a very common Pheidole species common in Japan and Southern China.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Myrmicinae, Tribe Pheidolini
  • Distribution: South-East Asia
  • Hibernation: no
  • Nest building: in soil
  • Climate: subtropical
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Pheidole sp. "long legged"

Added on: 11/2/2006
Article number: phsp0001
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This is a very long-legged Pheidolini, presumable of genus Pheidole. It was found in rotten wood only in deepest intact rain forest.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Myrmicinae, Tribe Pheidolini
  • Distribution: South-East Asia
  • Size: Workers: 6 - 7 mm, Soldiers: 8 - 9 mm, Queen: 10 - 11 mm
  • Nest building: in rotten wood
  • Climate: tropical, moist
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Pheidologeton cf. affinis

Added on: 11/2/2006
Article number: phsp0004
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New Pheidologeton species from South Asia with browner colored workers.

  • Taxonomy: Submailiy Myrmicinae, Tribe Pheidologetonini
  • Origin: South Asia
  • Color: Workers: brown, Soldiers: black brown
  • Characteristics: strong polymorph, monogyn and also polygyn
  • Nutrition: insects and seeds
  • Hibernation: No
  • Temperature: 25 - 30 °C
  • Humidity: 50% - 60% at 28° C (moist ground)
  • Soil conditions: loamy sand, loam
  • Planting: not necessary
  • Accessories: heat source
  • Level: for advancer
  • Specifics: very interesting ants because their predatory attacks like this of driver ants. They also apply fixed "highways" when the colony is great enough. The workers ride on their queens (for protection) and sometimes also on the soldiers. The difference of size between the workers and soldiers is the biggest of all ant species. In contrary to Pheidologeton diversus this species is more active in movement and nest building, and has also slightly smaller workers.
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Pheidologeton diversus

Added on: 11/2/2006
Article number: phdi0001
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  • Taxonomy: Submailiy Myrmicinae, Tribe Pheidologetonini
  • Origin: Indonesia
  • Color: Workers: black, Soldiers: black and also brown
  • Characteristics: strong polymorph, monogyn and also polygyn
  • Nutrition: insects and seeds
  • Hibernation: No
  • Temperature: 25 - 30 °C
  • Humidity: 50% - 60% at 28° C (moist ground)
  • Soil conditions: loamy sand, loam
  • Planting: not necessary
  • Accessories: heat source
  • Level: for advancer
  • Specifics: very interesting ants because their predatory attacks like this of driver ants. They also apply fixed "highways" when the colony is great enough. The workers ride on their queens (for protection) and sometimes also on the soldiers. The difference of size between the workers and soldiers is the biggest of all ant species.
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Pheidologeton sp.

Added on: 11/2/2006
Article number: phsp0003
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Similar to Pheidologeton diversus (workers ride on their queens and sometimes also on the soldiers). In contrast to P. diversus this kind creates tunneled streets to their feeding place.

  • Origin: South-East Asia
  • Color: Workers: braun, Soldiers: black and also brown
  • Characteristics: strong polymorph, monogyn and also polygyn
  • Nutrition: insects and seeds
  • Hibernation: No
  • Temperature: 24 - 28 °C (tolerates cooler temperatures than Pheidologeton diversus for instance)
  • Humidity: moist
  • Soil conditions: loamy sand, loam
  • Planting: not necessary
  • Accessories: heat source
  • Level: for advancer
  • Specifics: Very interesting ants because their predatory attacks like this of driver ants. They also apply fixed "highways" when the colony is great enough. The workers ride on their queens (for protection) and sometimes also on the soldiers. The difference of size between the workers and soldiers is the biggest of all ant species.
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Polyrhachis cf. illaudata

Added on: 5/26/2015
Article number: pocf0001
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In contrast to the Polyrhachis dives these Polyrhachis do not belong to the spining weaver's ants.

They live in natural hollow cavities (e.g., to bamboo canes, wooden trunks or similar).
 

  •     Taxonomy: Subfamily Formicinae, Tribus Camponotini
  •     Origin: Asia
  •     Winter rest: No
  •     Color :silbrig black
  •     Nest construction: Bamboo canes, wooden trunks or similar.
  •     Food: Honey water, insects
  •     Temperature: 25 - 28 °C
  •     Air humidity: 60 - 80% (tropical climate)
  •     Surface conditions: Only for any(possible) plantation inevitably
  •     Position class: simply 
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with ca. 40-60 workers

Polyrhachis sp.

Added on: 11/2/2006
Article number: posp0001
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This is a large bluish shinny black Polyrhachis species from Southeast Asia. The colony size is smaller than of the "bulk ants" Polyrhachis dives (max. 150 - 200 ants).

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Formicinae, Tribe Camponotini
  • Origin: Southeast Asia
  • Hibernation: No
  • Appearence: bluish shinny black with large thorns
  • Nest bulding: Cocon nests on tree stems and various hollow
  • Nutrition: honeywater, insects
  • Temperature: 25 - 28°C
  • Air humidity: 60 - 80 % (tropical rainforest)
  • Soil conditions: only necessary for planting
  • Planting: i.e. Ficus, Pachira aquatica
  • Level: Medium
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Polyrhachis sp. 2

Added on: 2/12/2009
Article number: posp0002
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This is a black aggressive indonesian polyrhachis species that builds weaved nests under leafes. It is a monogyn rarer species compared to other Polyrhachis. A remarkable characteristic is the hammertone finish like black head and thorax. This strong about 1 cm large Polyrhachis builds smaller colonies compared to other Polyrhachis.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Formicinae, Tribe Camponotini
  • Origin: Indonesia
  • Hibernation: No
  • Appearence: black (hammertone finish) with large thorns
  • Size: Workers 1 cm
  • Nest bulding: Cocon nests primarily between or under leafes
  • Nutrition: honeywater, insects
  • Temperature: 25 - 28°C
  • Air humidity: 60 - 80 % (tropical rainforest)
  • Soil conditions: only necessary for planting
  • Planting: i.e. Ficus, Pachira aquatica
  • Level: Medium

 

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Polyrhachis sp. 3

Added on: 5/15/2009
Article number: posp0003
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This is a small black colored peaceful indonesian Polyrhachis species that creates it's weave nests between leafes. Colonies are not very populous and are ideal for keeping in community basins. This species have large thorns and slight red leegs.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Formicinae, Tribe Camponotini
  • Origin: Indonesia
  • Hibernation: No
  • Appearence: black with large thorns
  • Nest bulding: Cocon nests primarily between leafes
  • Nutrition: honeywater, insects
  • Temperature: 25 - 28°C
  • Air humidity: 60 - 80 % (tropical rainforest)
  • Soil conditions: only necessary for planting
  • Planting: i.e. Ficus, Pachira aquatica
  • Level: Medium

 

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Polyrhachis sp. 4

Added on: 5/15/2009
Article number: posp0004
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This is a small shinny black colored indonesian Polyrhachis species that creates it's weave nests between leafes. Colonies are not very populous and are ideal for keeping in community basins.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Formicinae, Tribe Camponotini
  • Origin: Indonesia
  • Hibernation: No
  • Appearence: shinny black
  • Nest bulding: Cocon nests primarily between leafes
  • Nutrition: honeywater, insects
  • Temperature: 25 - 28°C
  • Air humidity: 60 - 80 % (tropical rainforest)
  • Soil conditions: only necessary for planting
  • Planting: i.e. Ficus, Pachira aquatica
  • Level: Medium

 

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Polyrhachis sp. 5

Added on: 1/23/2010
Article number: posp0005
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This is a small red colored indonesian Polyrhachis species that creates it's weave nests between leafes. Colonies are not very populous and are ideal for keeping in community basins.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Formicinae, Tribe Camponotini
  • Origin: Indonesia
  • Hibernation: No
  • Appearence: red
  • Nest bulding: Cocon nests primarily between leafes
  • Nutrition: honeywater, insects
  • Temperature: 25 - 28°C
  • Air humidity: 60 - 80 % (tropical rainforest)
  • Soil conditions: only necessary for planting
  • Planting: i.e. Ficus, Pachira aquatica
  • Level: Medium

 

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Polyrhachis sp. 6

Added on: 2/19/2010
Article number: posp0006
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This is a beautiful golden colored tropical Polyrhachis species of Southeast Asia. It is an undemanding, diurnal, and tame species.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Formicinae, Tribe Camponotini
  • Distribution: Southeast Asia
  • Hibernation: No
  • Appearence: golden
  • Colony size: medium
  • Nest bulding: dry tree branches or hollow tree trunks
  • Nutrition: honeywater, insects and other small animals
  • Temperature: 25 - 28°C
  • Air humidity: 60 - 80 % (tropical rainforest)
  • Soil conditions: only necessary for planting
  • Planting: usefull because they like walking on plants

 

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Polyrhachis sp. 7

Added on: 1/23/2011
Article number: posp0007
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This is a beautiful black colored tropical Polyrhachis species of Southeast Asia. It is an undemanding, diurnal, and tame species.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Formicinae, Tribe Camponotini
  • Distribution: Southeast Asia
  • Hibernation: No
  • Appearence: shiny black
  • Colony size: small
  • Nest bulding: weaved nests between green leafes
  • Nutrition: honeywater, insects and other small animals
  • Temperature: 25 - 28°C
  • Air humidity: 60 - 80 % (tropical rainforest)
  • Soil conditions: only necessary for planting
  • Planting: usefull because they like walking on plants

 

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Polyrhachis sp. 8 "Erdbewohner"

Added on: 11/11/2016
Article number: posp0008
Keywords:
  • Taxonomy: Unterfamilie Formicinae, Tribus Camponotini
  • Herkunft: Asien
  • Winterruhe: Nein
  • Aussehen:silbrig-schwarz
  • Nestbau: Erdnester
  • Nahrung: Honigwasser, Insekten
  • Temperatur: 25 - 28 °C
  • Luftfeuchtigkeit: 60 - 80 % (tropisches Klima)
  • Bodenbeschaffenheit: Nur für etwaige Bepflanzung notwendig
  • Haltungsklasse: einfach
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Proatta butteli

Added on: 11/2/2006
Article number: prsp0001
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Proatta looks like a miniature Atta but isn't related to it. This species don't breed fungi and don't cut leaves. There don't exists cast building. It is easy to keep.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily Myrmicine, Tribe Stenammini
  • Distribution: South-East Asia
  • Color: Worker: golden, Queen: brownish yellow
  • Nutrition: dead insects and honey-/sugar water
  • Nest building: Soilnest
  • Climate: Tropical rainforest
  • Specifics: Queen feign death if in danger, workers are otherwise very fortified
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