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Species: Camponotus lateralis


Breeding difficulty: Easy


Castes: Yes


Size :

  • Queen: 9-10 millimeters
  • Workers: 4-5 millimeters
  • Soldiers: 7-9 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 lateralis is an arboreal species found in southern Europe. It is characterized by its red head. It makes colonies of only a few hundred workers.

Camponotus lateralis

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