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Species: Camponotus ligniperda 


Breeding difficulty: Medium


Castes : Yes 


Size :

Queen: 17-18 millimeters

Workers: 5-10 millimeters

        Soldiers: 14-16 millimeters 

Foundation type: Independent claustrum


Harvesting area: France 


Number of gynes: Monogyne


Growing temperatures: 20-24 degrees


Rearing humidity: 70-80


Food: Insects and sweet liquids 


Hibernation: Yes, 3 months at 10-15 degrees 


Colony type: Resin plaster, cellular concrete, reconstituted stone, terrarium


Description: Camponotus ligniperda is the largest Camponotus species in Europe. It is a slow-growing species due to its long diapause of 4/5 months.

Camponotus ligniperda

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