Language: German English French Italian

Camponotus storeatus

Aggiunto il: 05/10/2013
Numero articolo: cast0001
Parole chiave:
Nessuno +

This is a beautifully coloured Camponotus species from the southern parts of Africa, which also stands out due to its exceptional behavior. This species lives in steppes and semi-deserts, which is why it's not difficult to keep in captivitiy. A noticeable characteristic is the good eyesight and its impressive size.

  • Taxonomy: Subfamily: Formicinae
  • Origin: South Africa
  • Colour: dark red, gaster with dense cream-colored hairs, sometimes interrupted by median bare patches
  • Size: Queen: about 17 - 18 mm / Minor: about 9 - 10 mm / Media: about 11 - 14 mm / Major: about 15 - 19 mm
  • Dormant phase: in nature from June to end of August, temperatures up to +7 °C at night, up to 20 °C during the day
  • Nutrition: honey/sugar water and insects
  • Temperature: from warm to very hot: about 24 - 34 °C
  • Soil conditions: sandy/rocky soil
  • Nest building: porous concrete, plaster or soil nests
  • Planting: typical plants of arid areas
  • Specifics: very colourful and good eyesight

Attention: A specialized carrier for live animals should be used. Shipping abroad at your own risk!

add Camponotus storeatus e' stato aggiunto al carrello
error Camponotus storeatus non puo' essere aggiunto al carrello.
Colonia - Al momento non disponibile
Con 5 a 10 operaie