Camponotus Parius Queen Ant with workers Live Queen Ant (see available optoins)
Guarantee: Queen is guaranteed to be alive on arrival.
|Latin Name:||Camponotus Parius|
|Taxonomy:||Subfamily: Formicinae Tribe: Camponotini|
|Keeping Level:||(2) higher requirements for climate and escape prevention|
|Queen:||Size: 14mm Colour: black, silky pilosity on the gaster|
|Worker:||Size: 5 - 10mm Colour: black, silky pilosity on the gaster, polymorph|
|Males:||Size: - Colour: -|
|Nutrition||Honey, insects e.g. Dipterans like flies or mosquitos|
|Air humidity:||Arena: 50 - 70% Nestpart: 50 - 70%|
|Temperature:||Arena: 21 - 35°C Nestpart: 24 - 28°C|
|Nest form:||Build their nest in soil|
|Kind of Formicaria:||Ytong/Plasternest|
|Formicaria size:||Size: M - L|
|Substrate:||Farm: Sand-Loam Arena: Sand, Sand-Loam|
|Planting:||similar to a tropical rainforest with moss and tropical plants e.g passiflora|
|Decoration:||Branches, and roots, leave litter|
Camponotus Parius is a very common ant species within the
southeast Asian range. Through their golden shining silky pilosity,
they show an interesting contrast to their black body.
They are very active foragers during the day.
|Development:||mating flight: with begin of the rain season|
founding: claustral (without feeding)
colony size: up to a few 1000 individuals
one fertilized queen with workers (see selection);
brood (depending on the season and development)
Shipping Restrictions: We do not ship live specimens outside of Europe.
These ants are not native to the UK and are therefore illegal to release them into the wild.
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.