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Species: Messor capitatus 

 

Breeding difficulty: Easy

 

Castes : Yes

 

Size :

Queen: 14-15 millimeters

Workers: 4-7 millimeters

Majors: 8-14 millimeters

 

Foundation type: Claustrale independent

 

Harvesting area: Italy

 

Number of gynes: Monogyne

 

Growing temperatures: 26-28 degrees

 

Rearing humidity: 60-70

 

Food: Seeds and insects

 

Hibernation: Yes, 3 months at approx. 15°C

 

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

 

Adult colony size: 10000-15000 workers

 

Description: Messor capitatus is a species of harvester ant, consuming mainly seeds. They have large soldiers.

Messor capitatus

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