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Species: Camponotus castaneus


Breeding difficulty: Easy/Medium


Castes: Yes


Size :

Queen: 17-18 millimeters

Workers: 6-8 millimeters

Majors: 12-16 millimeters


Type of foundation: Independent clastral


Harvest location: United States


Number of gynes: Monogyne


Rearing temperatures: 26-28 degrees


Rearing humidity: 60-70%


Food: Insects and sweet liquids


Hibernation: Yes, 3 months at around 15 degrees


Type of nest: Terrarium, plaster, reconstituted stone, cellular concrete


Adult colony size: Several hundred to thousands of individuals


Description: Camponotus castaneus is a beautiful orange Camponotus found in North America.

Camponotus castaneus

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