top of page

Species: Camponotus cruentatus


Breeding difficulty: Medium


Castes: Yes


Size :

  • Queen: 16-17 millimeters
  • Workers: 6-8 millimeters
  • Soldiers: 10-15 millimeters


Type of foundation: Independent clastral


Harvest location: France


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: Reconstituted stone, resinated plaster, terrarium, cellular concrete


Description: Camponotus cruentatus is a large species of black and brick-colored Camponotus typical of ant species found in the south of France.

Camponotus cruentatus

    bottom of page