CAMPONOTUS JAPONICUS Queen Ant with workers (see available options)
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Latin Name: Camponotus Japonicus
Trivial name: Japanese carpenter ant
Formicinae Tribe: Camponotini
Keeping Level: (2) higher requirements towards climate and escape prevention
Distribution: Japan, China, Mongolia, Korea, Russia
Habitat: open habitats
Colony form: monogyne
Queen: Size: 14 - 17mm Colour: black
Worker: Size: 6 - 14mm Colour: black, polymorph
Soldier: not present
Nutrition: Honey, insects e.g. Dipterans like flies, mosquitos
Air humidity: Arena: 30 - 50% Nestpart: 50 - 70%
Temperature: Arena: 21 - 35°C Nestpart: 24 - 28°C
Hibernation: No, but as the most Camponotus the queen shows an endogenic diapause
Nest form: Build their nest in soil
Kind of Formicaria: Ytong/Plasternest
Formicaria size: Size: M - L
Planting: similar to meadows with moss and grass
Decoration: Branches, roots, leave litter, stones
Description: Camponotus Japonicus is a complete black ant from East Asia similar to the European Camponotus Fallax.
Development: mating flight: between May and June founding: claustral (without feeding)
Colony size: up to a few 100 Individuals
Quantity: one fertilized queen with workers (see selection); brood (depending on the season and development)
Please contact us if you no longer wish to keep them and we will email you a prepaid postage label so you can send them back to us.
Any questions, please let us know.
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Ship items back within: 21 days of delivery.
Live insects/animals and items that are personalised or made to specific requirements such as Personalised Ant Nest, etc. are excluded from the Distance Selling Regulations and are non-returnable so unless they arrive damaged or defective, we don't accept returns.
Conditions of return:
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.