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Species: Acromyrmex octospinosus 


Breeding difficulty: Medium


Castes : Yes


Size :

Queen: 12 millimeters

Workers: 3-10 millimeters


Foundation type: Claustrale independent


Harvesting area: Guadeloupe 


Number of gynes: Polygynous


Rearing temperatures: 20-26 degrees


Rearing humidity: 75-90


Food: Various plants


Hibernation: No


Nest type: Leafcutter-type installation consisting of various tanks


Adult colony size: several tens of thousands to several hundreds of thousands of workers


Description: Acromyrmex octospinosus is a species of leaf-cutting ant that lives in a fungus and feeds on plants. The fungus in turn feeds the colony.

Acromyrmex octospinosus

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