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Species: Camponotus maculatus


Breeding difficulty: Easy


Castes: Yes


Size :

Queen: 16-18 millimeters

Workers: 6-8 millimeters

Majors: 12-15 millimeters


Type of foundation: Clausstral


Harvest location: Kenya


Number of gynes: Monogyne


Rearing temperatures: 26-30 degrees


Rearing humidity: 60-70%


Food: Insects and sweet liquids


Hibernation: Depending on harvest location, 3 months at around 15 degrees


Drill: Yes


Type of nest: Plexiglas, reconstituted stone, resinated plaster, terrarium, cellular concrete


Adult colony size: 5000-8000 workers


Description: Camponotus maculatus is an African Camponotus very appreciated for its large size, its ease of breeding and its aggressiveness.

Camponotus maculatus

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