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Species: Lasius niger


Breeding difficulty: Easy


Castes : No


Size :

Queen: 8-9 millimeters

Workers: 3-5 millimeters

Foundation type: Independent claustrum


Harvesting area: France 


Number of gynes: Monogyne


Growing temperatures: 22-24 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: Lasius niger is the famous black garden ant, very easy to breed.

Lasius niger

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