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Species: Manica rubida


Breeding difficulty: Average


Castes: No


Size :

  • Queen: 10-11 millimeters
  • Workers: 4-8 millimeters


Type of foundation: Non-claustral independent


Harvest location: Poland


Number of gynes: Monogyne


Rearing temperatures: 22-24 degrees


Rearing humidity: 70-80%


Food: Insects and sweet liquids


Hibernation: Yes, 4 months at around 10 degrees


Type of nest: Reconstituted stone, resinated plaster, terrarium, cellular concrete


Description: Manica rubida is a large species of red ant commonly found at altitude. It has a sting that can inject venom but the sting is not very painful.

Manica rubida

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