Camponotus Turkestanicus Queen Ant (see available options)


Guarantee: Queen guaranteed to be alive on arrival.

Latin Name: Camponotus Turkestanicus

Keeping Level: (1) easy to keep. They are an easy and adaptable species to care for and can be aggressive and active foragers which makes an interesting species to watch.

Distribution: Southern Asia

Habitat: Semi-desert, Savanna

Colony form: monogyne

Queen: Size: 15 - 17mm

Worker: Size: 7 - 17mm

Soldier/Major: 9-14mm

Males: Size: 10mm

Nutrition Honey, insects e.g. Dipterans like flies, mosquitos, crickets; also fruits

Air humidity: Arena: 45%-55%; Nestpart: 55 - 70%

Temperature: Arena: 20 - 28°C; Nestpart: 24 - 28°C

Hibernation: NO

Kind of Formicarium: Plaster nest, PLA with sand or wood filling

Formicaria size: Size: M - L

Substrate: Farm: Sand

Planting: similar to semi-desert and meadows with moss and grass

Decoration: Branches, roots, leave litter

Development: mating flight: May to June

Founding: claustral (without feeding)

Brood development: 32-45 days ( depending on temperature)

Colony size: up to a few 1000 Individuals, Queen can live over 20 years Quantity: one fertilized queen with workers (see options); 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 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.


Thank you

Camponotus Turkestanicus Queen Ant Live Queen Ant Best Ants UK

£24.99 Regular Price
£19.99Sale Price
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    We do accept returns and exchanges.

    Please contact us if you have any problems with your order.

    Contact me within: 14 days of delivery

    Ship items back within: 21 days of delivery


    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, I can'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.

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