Tetramorium caespitum and 5-15 workers Queen Ant
Guarantee: Queen guaranteed to be alive on arrival.
Latin Name: Tetramorium caespitum Trivialname: - Taxonomy: Subfamily: Myrmicinae Tribe: Tetramoriini Keeping Level: (1) suitable for beginners, but good escape prevention necessary Distribution: Europe to Westsibira Habitate:
prefers xerothermic openland, sunexposed Forestedges,
in urbanareas on sealed spaces, often as houseant
Colonyform: monogyne Queen: Size: 6 - 8mm Colour: brown- black Worker: Size: 2 - 4mm Colour: brown- black Soldier: not present Males: Size: 5 - 7mm Colour: black Nutrion:
Honeywater and insects e.g. Dipterans like Flies or Mosquitos,
Airhumidity: Arena: 30 - 50% Nestpart: 50 - 60% Temperature: Arena: 18 - 28°C Nestpart: 21 - 24°C Hibernation: yes, from end of October until end of March at 5 - 8°C Nestform: Build their nest in soil, under stones Kind of Formicaria:
Farm, Farmbasin, Basin, Framebasin, Island, Acrylflatformicaria,
Formicaria size: Size: S Substrate: Farm: Sand-Loam Arena: Sand, Loam Planting: like grassland Decoration: Branches, Roots, Treeneedels, Stones Description:
aggressive ants which show high activity during warmdays.
This specie is an important host for Strongylognathus testaceus and Anergates astratulus.
Development: matingflight: from july to august
founding: claustral (without feeding)
colonysize: up to 10 000 workers
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
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Tetramorium caespitum Queen Ant with workers
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