The Crematogaster Scutellaris is a fascinating species of ant that hails from southern Europe. These tiny creatures are known for their unique ability to build paper nests that resemble those created by wasps. In their natural habitat, they play an important role as predators of the fig wasp Blastophaga Psenes. If you're looking for a new and interesting addition to your ant colony, the Crematogaster Scutellaris is definitely worth considering. Their unique nesting habits and important role in the ecosystem make them a fascinating addition to any ant enthusiast's collection.
An article you must read before you step into ant keeping:
How to look after a Lasius ants (Ant Farm at home)?
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These ants are native to the UK so if you do not want to keep and care for them anymore please do release them into the wild.